Protection of Last Intact Forest Corridor Along Rideau Waterway

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the protection of 48 hectares (120 acres), including 2.5 kilometres of historic Rideau Waterway shoreline, on...

Shale-Rich Anticosti Island Among Locations Under Consideration as UNESCO Sites

  The Government of Canada has announced the addition of eight new locations under consideration as candidate sites for UNESCO World Heritage recognition, including one...

Great Lakes Mayors Support UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve Designation

In June of 2017, the more than 130 member mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative called on the U.S. and...

Water and Climate Key Issue for UN COP22

The UN Conference of the Parties (COP22) on the Climate will be held from 7 to 18 November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco. As part of...

GOC Announced World’s Largest Water Research Investment of $78 million

Today, the Government of Canada announced a $77.8 million investment into water research at the University of Saskatchewan through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund. The...

B.C. Introduces Act to Protect Flathead Watershed

British Columbia has a new conservation act to consider. The Flathead Watershed Area Conservation Act, introduced on Tuesday, is intended to preserve the environmental values...

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