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Canada’s Climate is Warming Twice as Fast as Global Average

The newly released Canada’s Changing Climate Report provides the first in-depth, stand-alone assessment of how and why Canada’s climate has changed, and what changes...

Government of Canada Takes Action to Protect Aquatic Species at Risk

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced that the Government of Canada is formally launching the...

Federal Government Reports on Sustainable Development Targets

The Government of Canada has provided its draft 2019–2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy for public consultation and its 2018 progress report on the 2016–2019...

USask & NRCan Sign MOU on Freshwater Management

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will strengthen the country’s commitment...

Natural Heritage Conservation Program Seeks Proposals

Environment and Climate Change Canada has launched a call for proposals for the Natural Heritage Conservation Program, which will assist with the protection of...

Local Water Conservation Projects Receive Federal Support

Yesterday, the federal government announced support for 58 EcoAction Community Funding Programs to help support local action on climate change and water conservation. Announced by...

Nature Conservancy of Canada Secures Protected Area on Lake Superior

Last week, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners announced the creation of a new 3,170-hectare protected area in northwestern Ontario on...

WWF Looks to Grow the Narrative on Water Stewardship

A new brief from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has called for an acceleration of the scope, activity, and framing of water stewardship that leverages...

IISD Experimental Lakes Area Receives New Federal Funding

International Institute for Sustainable Development - Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) has received new federal funding. Yesterday in Kenora, Robert D. Nault, Member of Parliament for...

Trends in Global Freshwater: Wet Gets Wetter, Dry Drier

A new global, satellite-based study of global freshwater distribution found that Earth's wet areas are getting wetter, while dry areas are getting drier. The...

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