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Canada commits to growing the blue economy at home and around the globe

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada December 3, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario – Canada is an ocean nation with the longest coastline in the world. Canadians rely on healthy, marine ecosystems to sustain our economy, our food supply, and our coastal communities. But the ocean is a shared resource, and protecting it requires a coordinated global effort.  […]

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Indigenous wisdom protects forests, says prize-winning Myanmar activist – Net Newsledger

December 3, 2020 Recognising indigenous peoples’ rights and knowledge can help fight climate change, says Goldman prize winner BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tapping into indigenous knowledge and involving local communities are the best ways to protect forests and other natural resources to keep climate change in check, a prominent Myanmar activist said on Thursday. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202022 Views

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Experts warn: Canada must act now to head off rising costs of climate change

New research suggests current climate-related damages will be the tip of the iceberg unless Canada acts on risk disclosure and invests in climate resilience A new report from the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices warns that the costs of climate change for Canada are massive and mounting, and recommends substantial increases in adaptation investment and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202019 Views

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2020 Friend of the Greenbelt Award Recipients Announced

TORONTO – The Greenbelt Foundation is recognizing some of the important individuals who have championed the Greenbelt and helped build its legacy over the past 15 years, since it was first protected by legislation. For this year’s annual Friend of the Greenbelt Award, the Greenbelt Foundation is giving out awards in five categories: Community Engagement, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202026 Views

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Canada takes action with partners across the country to protect aquatic species at risk

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada November 25, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario – The health of our marine and freshwater environments and the wildlife they sustain are critical to our country’s culture, well-being, and economies. Yet some of the species that find their home in the waters, rivers, lakes, estuaries, and marshes throughout the country are at […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202015 Views

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Hardrock Gold Mine Project — Public Comments Invited

What is happening? November 24, 2020 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is holding a public comment period as part of the post-decision phase for the Hardrock Gold Mine Project, an open-pit gold mine and on-site metal mill located approximately five kilometres south of Geraldton, Ontario. Why is the Agency holding a public comment […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202028 Views

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Government of Canada Creates Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation

From: Public Safety Canada Ottawa, Ontario The cost of climate change is undeniable. Flooding continues to be the most frequent and costly natural disaster in Canada. Water damage goes beyond the destruction of property; it also places an emotional toll on individuals as their homes are destroyed and families are displaced. Each year, too many […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202023 Views

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Canada and Ontario invest in green infrastructure to support Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

From: Infrastructure Canada Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario, November 20, 2020—The safety and well-being of Canadians are top priorities for the governments of Canada and Ontario. That’s why the governments of Canada and Ontario are taking decisive action to help families, businesses and communities as they adapt to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and support […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202024 Views

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Indigenous communities bracing for climate change with help from Laurentian – SooToday

$840K used to hire environmental specialists who will connect traditional Indigenous knowledge and Western science Laurentian University will use an $840,000 investment to build climate change adaptation capacity among Northern Indigenous communities. Indigenous communities, particularly in the North, are having to adapt to unprecedented environmental changes that are increasing in speed and severity, said a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202024 Views

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Quebec initiates first round of negotiations with Algonquin Nation over moose hunting – APTN News

Hunting season may be over but negotiating for the future of moose hunting in Quebec’s La Verendrye Wildlife Reserve is only beginning. Earlier this week, the Chiefs of the Algonquin Nation sat down with provincial Ministers, again repeating their demand for a five-year hunting moratorium. Ian Lafreniere, Quebec’s recently-appointed minister of Indigenous affairs, says he’s […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202023 Views

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