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Scotiabank supports Great Bear Rainforest campaign
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VANCOUVER, BC-Scotiabank has made a $100,000 donation to the Great Bear Rainforest campaign. The donation to Tides Canada Foundation supports an innovative sustainability model and will contribute to ...
12/10/2007 | Full Story

Historic land withdrawal conserves over ten million hectares in far north
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The federal government of Canada has announced an interim withdrawal of more than ten million hectares of land in the far north from industrial development as a step toward creating a national park in...
12/10/2007 | Full Story

COSEWIC cites habitat loss, expanding roads, illegal hunting as leading threats to species
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The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) marked its 30th year of work, assessing the conservation status of 15 species at its most recent meeting in Ottawa late last mont...
12/10/2007 | Full Story

Law firm signs on to One Percent for the Planet
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VICTORIA, BC-One of Victoria's oldest law firms, Horne Coupar, has joined One Percent for the Planet (1% FTP), an alliance of more than 728 companies that are committed to a healthier planet. Members ...
12/3/2007 | Full Story

Peel, TRCA, Toronto secure land to protect Humber River headwaters, fish hatchery
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BRAMPTON, ONT-Peel Region is contributing $142,600 towards half the purchase price of a parcel of land that is a headwater source for the Humber River. The land, known as the Boyer property, comprises...
12/3/2007 | Full Story

Wildlife officials disband international smuggling ring involving marine endangered species
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HALIFAX, NS-Two Florida residents, Ramon Placeres and Janitse Martinez, were convicted and fined $20,000 (U.S.) each in Halifax provincial court for their roles in a major smuggling ring involving Que...
11/19/2007 | Full Story

First-ever conservation blueprint highlights Atlantic region areas most in need of protection
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New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are the focal areas of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC)'s new Conservation Blueprint for the Northern Appalachian/Acadian Ecoregion.
11/5/2007 | Full Story

Failure to act on critical environment issues threatens human survival, UNEP warns
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Serious, still-unresolved environmental issues such as climate change, degradation of air, water and land, and unsustainable pressure on resources are putting humanity's very survival at risk, says th...
10/29/2007 | Full Story

BC resident levied $18K total penalty for illegally importing ivory
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RICHMOND, BC-Yuk Ming (Peter) Ho was fined $9,000 fine and ordered to pay an additional $9,000 to TRAFFIC, (a division of the World Wildlife Fund) after pleading guilty in Richmond provincial court to...
10/22/2007 | Full Story

Factual record advised for submission to CEC on SARA
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The Commission for Environmental Co-operation (CEC) has recommended that a factual record be developed for a submission on Species at Risk (SEM-06-005) filed a year ago by a coalition of environmental...
10/15/2007 | Full Story

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