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Genetic mapping could help restore prized lake trout in the Great Lakes and beyond – National Observer

Scientists have traced the genetic makeup of lake trout, a feat that should boost efforts to rebuild populations of the prized fish in the Great Lakes and other North American waters where they’ve been hammered by invasive species, overfishing and pollution, officials said Tuesday. U.S. and Canadian researchers completed a reference genome, or digital genetic […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202170 Views

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Gull Bay First Nation looks for more compensation for early-20th-century flooding – TBNewsWatch.com

Chief Wilfred King says a recent supreme Court ruling is a precedent that will help his community and others. GULL BAY FIRST NATION,  Ont. – The Chief of Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek, a First Nation 175 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, is calling a Supreme Court decision about another Northwestern Ontario First Nation “a huge legal precedent.” A  […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202120 Views

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Kohler Co. Expands Commitment to Addressing Water Challenges in Indigenous Communities in North America

Kohler Co. partners with Water First to provide training for young Indigenous adults in Canada KOHLER, Wisconsin, August 23, 2021– Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, extends its support of Indigenous communities with an enhanced commitment to Water First, a Canadian NGO that addresses water challenges […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202124 Views

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City to hold community discussions to understand values for ensuring a water secure Algoma District

August 23, 2021 Water is all of our business. It is the foundation of all that we do, which is why the Government of Canada is establishing a Canada Water Agency to improve freshwater management across the country. A Canada Water Agency location would have a significant economic impact, including professional full time jobs and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 202191 Views

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Heat warnings issued in northwestern Ontario as 96 forest fires burn – CBC

Aug 18, 2021 Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for much of northwestern Ontario on Wednesday as 96 forest fires burn in the region. Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services (AFFES) said a restricted fire zone remains in effect for the Kenora, Fort Frances, Dryden and Thunder Bay (excluding Wabakimi Provincial Park) districts, and portions of the Sioux […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 202182 Views

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How Indigenous burning practices can help curb the biodiversity crisis – Corporate Knights

Media coverage of the 2021 summer fire season in Canada has emphasized the dangerous and destructive nature of wildfires. Lytton, B.C., was destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire in June. Lives were lost, along with personal, environmental and economic damages reaching billions of dollars. Not all fires, however, are so disastrous. For many ecosystems, fire plays […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202113 Views

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Investing in Indigenous-led conservation key in Canada’s climate crisis fight – National Observer

August 16th 2021 Like most people heeding the red alert issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change last week outlining humanity’s continued spiral towards irreversible climate catastrophe, Valérie Courtois was alarmed. “It scared the crap out of me,” Courtois, director of the Indigenous Leadership Initiative (ILI), told Canada’s National Observer. “And I think it’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202115 Views

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Joint Committee on Climate Action Annual Report highlights First Nations leadership in addressing climate change

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 13, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario First Nations peoples are not only at the forefront of the impacts of climate change, but also possess knowledge and unique insights into addressing and adapting to climate change. First Nations leaders, organizations, and communities have reinforced the need for Canada to take […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 202164 Views

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Government of Canada announces $340 million to support Indigenous-led conservation

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 12, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario Indigenous peoples have been stewards of these lands and waters since time immemorial. The Indigenous Guardians and Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas initiatives recognize the many lessons that can be learned from Indigenous partners when it comes to protecting nature and rely on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 202117 Views

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2021 6th IPCC report: Nature and Indigenous Rights Go Hand in Hand

August 11th 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – The 6th The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report was released on August 9th in Geneva, Switzerland. The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples was honoured to be invited to contribute as part of the Canadian delegation team. This report1 highlights the international consensus on the scientific facts underlying climate […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202189 Views

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