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Entries for November 2020

Getting into the details: how to identify Key Biodiversity Areas, and a look into an ongoing regional KBA initiative in Yukon

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Getting into the details: how to identify Key Biodiversity Areas, and a look into an ongoing regional KBA initiative in Yukon
(November 18, 2020)   -   The second presentation in our Key Biodiversity Areas  webinar series. Presenters Jaime Grimm and Maria Leung discuss how to identify Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) and an ongoing KBA Initiative in Yukon.

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Ontario Government undermines protection of watersheds and natural areas

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Ontario Government undermines protection of watersheds and natural areas
(November 17, 2020)   -   The Ontario government has been making fundamental changes to environmental legislation in this province, often under the cover of budget omnibus bills. We've created this page to keep you up to date on these - and possible further - changes.

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Social for science: Using smartphone photos for research

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Social for science: Using smartphone photos for research
(November 16, 2020)   -   Digital and cellphone cameras are now so ubiquitous that millions of images are captured around the world every day. These photographs have the potential to achieve more than just wowing our friends on social media, however. They may also contain important ecological clues about our rapidly changing planet.

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It’s time to abandon the ‘detect and react’ approach to managing crises

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It’s time to abandon the ‘detect and react’ approach to managing crises
(November 02, 2020)   -   Health policies typically respond to environmental threats by dealing with the consequences, but we can't keep up with the increasing rate of emerging threats. We need to build resilient human and natural communities. 

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