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Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Developing Land Use Strategy for Far North

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Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Developing Land Use Strategy for Far North
(January 29, 2014) As mandated by Ontario’s 2010 Far North Act, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources is finally developing a regional land use strategy for the Far North. It remains to be seen if any of the recommendations on climate change, planning for infrastructure, and cumulative effects made by Ontario’s Far North Science Advisory Panel, including our own Dr. Justina Ray, will be part of this strategy going forward. See the context of this process posted on the Environmental Registry h...

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Our Dr. Don Reid Quoted in Yale 360 Article on Arctic Bird Declines

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Our Dr. Don Reid Quoted in Yale 360 Article on Arctic Bird Declines
(January 29, 2014) Arctic wildlife is undergoing major shifts as climate change impacts the Arctic environment. This has included steep declines in Arctic bird populations. Our Dr. Don Reid explains the link of some of these shifts to declining lemming numbers as snow cover is reduced in this Yale Environment 360 article.

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WCS Canada Helps Produce Film on KI First Nation

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WCS Canada Helps Produce Film on KI First Nation
(January 20, 2014) WCS Canada has been conducting research on the impacts of climate change in northern Ontario since 2007 and, together with Dr. Molly Cross, hosted a science-based workshop on freshwater fish in 2012.  Freshwater fish, wildlife, and water are important to Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation who declared that 13,025 square kilometers of lakes, rivers, forest, and wetlands, including Big Trout Lake be protected by the community from any development.  As part of our climate...

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Alberta's Heritage of Wildlife and Headwaters Up for Grabs

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Alberta's Heritage of Wildlife and Headwaters Up for Grabs
(December 30, 2013) Our Dr. John Weaver has written a great op-ed for National Geographic on issues around a lack of conservation in Alberta's new regional plan for the South Saskatchewan region. Click here for the story and some great photos.

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Weaver's Report Informs Response to AB Draft Regional Plan

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Weaver's Report Informs Response to AB Draft Regional Plan
(November 14, 2013) Our John Weaver's most recent report, Protecting and Connecting Headwater Havens, has come in very handy in assessing the Government of Alberta's draft regional plan for the southern portion of the province, released in October. Using evidence from the report, John was able to assess the regional plan's capacity to protect iconic species such as grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, wolverine, and the threatened bull trout. The regional plan designates regions such as mountain tops and other poor h...

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Radio Canada Interviews Dr. Don Reid

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Radio Canada Interviews Dr. Don Reid
(October 29, 2013) Listen to this Radio Canada interview of our Dr. Don Reid on changes in the Arctic and the results of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment, an international effort to which he was a key contributor. One of their key conclusions was that the number one threat to the Arctic and its wildlife is climate change; click on the link to the interview below to learn more. >>Link to Radio Canada interview

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New WCS Canada Report on Future of Development in Ontario's North

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New WCS Canada Report on Future of Development in Ontario's North
(September 30, 2013) "A Fork in the Road:  Future Development in Ontario’s Far North” describes the application of a simulation model (ALCES®) in the James Bay Lowland region of Ontario's Far North. Matt Carlson and WCS Canada's Cheryl Chetkiewicz used the model to simulate changes due to potential mining, hydroelectric development, infrastructure, forestry, and fire over the next 50 years. They modeled the effect of these changes on caribou, wolverine, and moose habitats and developed an impact...

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WCS Canada Report Proposes New Wildland Provincial Parks in Alberta

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WCS Canada Report Proposes New Wildland Provincial Parks in Alberta
(July 17, 2013)   -   http://www.wcscanada.org/Portals/96/Documents/WeaverReport7-%20NEWS%20RELEASE.pdf

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Gating Mines to Save Bats

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Gating Mines to Save Bats
(July 16, 2013)   -   http://www.nelsonstar.com/news/212403761.html

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WCS Informs Discussions at Arctic Council Meeting

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WCS Informs Discussions at Arctic Council Meeting
(May 16, 2013)   -   http://www.arctic-council.org/index.php/en/environment-and-people/biodiversity/arctic-biodiversity-assessment-aba/746-the-arctic-biodiversity-assessment-explores-the-future-of-arctic-ecosystems

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