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The Government of Canada is consulting with Canadians to hear their views on how to improve various environmental regulations, including the Fisheries Act, before August 31, 2016.
The Arctic’s Baffin Bay and Davis Strait region is home to seals, bowhead whales, polar bears and up to 90 per cent of the world’s narwhals. The area’s marine waters also provide habitat for 116 species of fish, such as Arctic char, an important dietary staple for Nunavut’s Inuit communities.
There are so many wonderful conservation projects around the world that support our fragile oceans and marine life, but how many do you know of that you can actually become involved in? Many conservation charities provide you with opportunities to donate money, read about their work and fund raise, but maybe not get involved with the actual work itself. There are always the conservation ‘gap year’ options, which definitely get you more hands on with projects. However, more often than not these trips are very far away, costing a small fortune in fees and flights, where a large amount is received by the travel company rather than the project itself.
Heavy work completed for Magic Reef Restoration Project; Maintenance Continues to give coral best chance to thrive Dive volunteers in…
Under the federal Species at Risk Act, the boreal woodland caribou recovery strategy requires provinces to develop range plans by 2017, outlining paths to recovery. Because caribou need large, intact areas, degraded habitat must be restored so industrial and natural disturbances affect no more than 35 per cent of each range.
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new report on the state of Canada’s fisheries, called Here’s the Catch: How to Restore Abundance to Canada’s Oceans.
This year, New Zealand’s national Conservation Week will be held from 10 until 18 September. It is primarily co-ordinated by the Department of Conservation and welcomes everyone to participate in whatever way they can.
The shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy is occurring mainly at the power plant level. But what about transportation? Can we significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by switching to cleaner fuels? Or is this just an attempt to keep 20th century technology chugging along while trading one set of environmental problems for another?
PADI are pleased to announce that they have made a $5000.00 donation to an artificial reef project in Southern Florida.…