Indigenous Conservation Offers Model for International Leadership

At the Nature Champions Summit, Canada can demonstrate its support of Indigenous stewardship and showcase the leadership of Indigenous Peoples in conserving globally significant places like the boreal—the largest intact forest left in the world. By working together, Canada and Indigenous Nations can offer a model for the world of conservation rooted in respect, responsibility and reconciliation.

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OpinionCarly Pearlman
Summit Showcases Opportunity to Conserve Nature on a Large Scale

Within Canada’s borders are some of the world’s most significant biodiversity features and carbon storage banks. By demonstrating how to protect and maintain those globally important natural assets in partnership with Indigenous Peoples, Canada can offer hope and inspiration to the world. The Nature Champions Summit will be the perfect place to begin turning that inspiration into on-the-ground solutions.

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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