International Support for Dehcho First Nations and Indigenous-Led Conservation

The International Boreal Conservation Campaign welcomes the Wyss Foundation’s $1 billion commitment to help protect the lands, animals and waters that support life on this planet. IBCC applauds the foundation’s focus on supporting on-the-ground conservation work, in particular the Dehcho First Nations’ management of the Edéhzhíe Dehcho Protected Area/National Wildlife Area.

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News ReleaseCarly Pearlman
Climate Change Poses Threat to Boreal Birds but Solutions Exist to Make Birds More Resilient

Many boreal bird species risk significant declines as a result of climate change, but a new report identifies areas of Canada’s Boreal Forest that hold the key to birds’ long-term survival. While conditions in some bird habitats are expected to shift, large landscapes within the boreal region will remain relatively stable. Protecting these boreal lands will offer birds the best chance to thrive.

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News ReleaseCarly Pearlman
Conserving North America's Bird Nursery in the Face of Climate Change

The realities of climate change can be more than a little hard to deal with as we experience them and hear of them on a daily basis. That was true again this week when the International Panel on Climate Change released a report providing details about how critical it is that the amount of carbon in the atmosphere is lowered very quickly if we wish to avert some costly and tragic consequences.

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Expert BlogCarly Pearlman
Budget 2018 proposes $1.3 billion for conservation; points to importance of Indigenous partnerships in reaching conservation goals

The Government of Canada has made a major investment in protecting our lands and waters for future generations. The 2018 federal budget includes a $1.3 billion allocation to meet Canada’s international commitment to protect 17 per cent of its lands and 10 percent of waters by 2020 and points to the importance of Indigenous partnerships in achieving its conservation goals.

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Canadians Want More Conservation

As Canada develops its plan to meet the conservation target of protecting at least 17% of lands by 2020, the results of a recent survey show that the vast majority of Canadians supports this goal and wants the country to become a leader in creating parks and protected areas.

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News ReleaseCarly Pearlman