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Protecting nature the best way to keep planet cool: report – Digital Journal

The best — and fairest — way to cap global warming is to empower indigenous forest peoples, reduce food waste and slash meat consumption, an alliance of 38 NGOs said Monday. Restoring natural forest ecosystems, securing the land rights of local communities and revamping the global food system could cut greenhouse emissions 40 percent by […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20184 Views

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Canadians share their views on eliminating plastic waste as the Government of Canada looks to next steps

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada October 12, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians know that plastic pollution is choking our oceans, lakes, and rivers and damaging the places we love. Beating plastic pollution means getting plastic out of our waters and eliminating plastic waste. From April 22 to September 21, 2018, the Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 20188 Views

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Dehcho First Nations and Government of Canada announce first of new Indigenous protected areas in Canada: Edéhzhíe Protected Area

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada October 11, 2018 – Fort Providence, Northwest Territories The insights and contributions of Indigenous Peoples are essential to understanding and protecting our natural environment. The Government of Canada is working with Indigenous communities across Canada in the spirit of reconciliation to increase the amount of nature protected from coast […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 20186 Views

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Ottawa, Dehcho First Nations signing deal for 1st Indigenous protected wildlife area – CBC

Catherine McKenna to sign deal with Dehcho First Nations in Fort Providence, N.W.T., today Oct 11, 2018 The federal minister of environment and climate change is in the Northwest Territories today to sign a deal for the first Indigenous-protected national wildlife area in Canada. Catherine McKenna will sign the agreement with the Dehcho First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201811 Views

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Canada and Yukon governments invest in research projects to address the impacts of climate change on northern transportation infrastructure

From: Transport Canada October 10, 2018 Climate change affects the North more than any other part of Canada and threatens the efficiency, safety and reliability of northern transportation. Making our northern transportation system more resilient to the effects of climate is important given the key role transportation plays in the region’s social and economic development. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201812 Views

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NT Government: Marine Transportation Services airlifting cargo to communities impacted by cancellation of barge deliveries

Due to impassible ice conditions in the Amundsen Gulf, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Marine Transportation Services (MTS) has confirmed plans to airlift cargo to Paulatuk, Cambridge Bay and Kugluktuk. MTS acknowledges the concerns of the communities involved and has committed to deliver essential cargo to all affected communities, based on available air […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201810 Views

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Scientists and leaders gather in Finnish north to talk Arctic biodiversity – RCI

10 October 2018 Finland is hosting the Arctic Biodiversity Congress this week, where 450 scientists, government officials, indigenous peoples and experts from 26 countries are discussing safeguarding the Arctic environment. Finland is chair of the Arctic Council from 2017-2019, and hosting two high-level environmental meetings this month. Finnish President Sauli Niinistö was also in attendance […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201810 Views

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Media advisory: Minister McKenna to announce the establishment of Canada’s first Indigenous protected area

Fort Providence, Northwest Territories – October 10, 2018 – Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce the establishment of Edéhzhíe as Canada’s first Indigenous protected and conserved area. Event: Announcement and Media Availability Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (MDT) Location: Nahecho Keh Centre (off Dehcho Drive) Fort Providence, Northwest Territories […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 20189 Views

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NT Government: Heavy ice conditions impacting barge deliveries in the North

October 03, 2018 GNWT Marine Transportation Services (MTS) advises that due to impassable ice conditions, the following barge deliveries have been cancelled for the 2018 sailing season: Paulatuk Cambridge Bay Kugluktuk Ice conditions in the Amundsen Gulf have been reported to be the most challenging in over 30 years. MTS thanks the Canadian Coast Guard […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201816 Views

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Hands off: Canada to sign international moratorium on High Arctic fishing – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 2, 2018  Canada is expected to join more than a dozen countries Wednesday in signing a deal that would block commercial fishing in the High Arctic for 16 years. The deal commits the countries to a major program of scientific research to unlock the mysteries of the top of the world before […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 201813 Views

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