Regulatory gaps in seafood supply chain pose threat: Oceana Canada
Report says they’re unwittingly contributing to illicit seafood fishing and trade.
Feds invests $6M in conservation projects at national parks in Ont. to fight climate change
The investment will expand on efforts to protect reptiles and amphibians in Bruce Peninsula, Georgian Bay Islands and Thousand Islands national parks
Rattlesnakes on a plain: How cars, pollution and suburbia threaten these mysterious creatures
Rattlesnakes are threatened in B.C., and many populations are declining at alarming rates
As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk
In Fort McMurray, Alta., the cost of treating ash-tainted water in its drinking-water system increased dramatically after a 2016 wildfire
Dash 8 joins federal marine surveillance program
The aircraft will be modified to detect oil spills, monitor ships and whale movements.
Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales
Eight have died in Canadian waters this summer out of a population numbering only about 400 animals.
UNESCO gives Canada new deadline to preserve Wood Buffalo National Park
Canada’s largest national park under threat from hydro development and oilsands projects.
Transport Canada implements speed limits following death of another right whale
Feds will issue a fine of up to $25,000 to those who fail to follow the speed limit.
Expert says forests killed by insects or fire need to be protected
Yukon saw 67 wildfires covering an area of more than 856 square kilometres last year.
Canada banning oil, gas and mining from marine protected areas
Changes apply recommendations made last fall.
Soot-filled rivers mark the need for a national wildfire strategy
Wildfires have a dire impact on water quality.
Ontario energy conservation programs: Cost more than they’re worth?
Fraser Institute study says more comprehensive and independent cost/benefit information is needed.
World’s largest thermal solar power plant rises in Mojave Desert
$2.2B project tests the balance between conservation and the pursuit of green energy.
Facing industrial pressures, Canada needs to up forest conservation game
Almost 15% of Canada’s Boreal forest has been distributed to oil and gas, mining, forestry and hydro development.