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YT Government: Seeking input for climate change, energy and green economy strategy

October 25, 2018 The Government of Yukon, Yukon First Nations, transboundary Indigenous groups and local municipalities are collaborating to engage the public on the development of a new approach to climate change, energy and green economy. The groups want to find out what is important to Yukoners when it comes to meeting energy needs and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 201817 Views

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami announce new Arctic Region

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release Iqaluit, NU /Inuvik, NWT — Today the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) announced the creation of a stand-alone Arctic Region inclusive of the four regions of Inuit Nunangat for the Department of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 201810 Views

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It’s Time to Humanize Climate Change Issues, Says Sheila Watt-cloutier – CIGI

October 22, 2018 Climate change issues have risen again to the forefront of public discussion with the release of a special report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. But Inuit and the world’s Indigenous peoples live with the impacts of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201814 Views

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Arctic Council meeting of Environment Ministers ends with talks about future cooperation

October 22, 2018 The Arctic Environment Ministers’ meeting held in Rovaniemi 11-12 October ended with discussions about cooperation in addressing climate change, protecting biodiversity and preventing pollution in the Arctic region. The two-day meeting brought together ministers and high-level representatives from the eight Arctic Council States and from six Permanent Participants representing the indigenous peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on October 22, 201812 Views

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Reminder of Nunavut Hunting Regulations

17 October 2018  The Department of Environment would like to remind Nunavummiut to review applicable wildlife regulations before hunting. In Nunavut, it is prohibited to use rimfire ammunition, as well as ammunition of less than 5.56 mm in diameter when hunting big game. Hunters must also make sure not to waste or abandon harvested […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201817 Views

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Canada’s First Indigenous Protected Area Conserves Valuable Headwaters – Water Canada

October 17, 2018 Last week, Dehcho First Nations and the Government of Canada announced the first Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) in Canada, the Edéhzhíe Protected Area. The Dehcho First Nations Assembly designated the Edéhzhíe Protected Area will protect water, conserve biodiversity and wildlife habitat, and ensure that the Dehcho Dene relationship with the lands of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201816 Views

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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, 201812 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, 201819 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, 201814 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, 201816 Views

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