Endangered Species in Canada: Federal Programs & Funding

This article is the third in a series, with the first article being An Introduction to Endangered Species in Canada, and the second, Endangered Species in Canada: The Federal Government. This article will focus on the federal government yet again, but will look at federal programs and projects relating to species at risk. To findContinue reading “Endangered Species in Canada: Federal Programs & Funding”

Endangered Species in Canada: The Federal Government

This article is a follow-up to An Introduction to Endangered Species in Canada, and focuses on how the federal government is legally required to protect endangered species including commitments to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The next article in this series will focus on federal programs and initiatives working to help us meet the SDGs.Continue reading “Endangered Species in Canada: The Federal Government”

An Introduction to Endangered Species in Canada

Today, May 21, 2021, is designated as Endangered Species Day, so we have established this article as the first in a series penned by Saige Friedman on the subject of endangered species in Canada, and in the Province of Ontario. This article includes a number of important definitions, an explanation of how species become endangered,Continue reading “An Introduction to Endangered Species in Canada”

Natural Heritage Systems: The Economic Benefits of Protecting Ontario’s Natural Resources

This article focuses on Natural Heritage Systems, what they are, they are important, and how they are beneficial to our economy & livelihoods. Background A Natural Heritage System (NHS) is a network of interconnected natural features and areas, such as wetlands, woodlands, valleylands, watercourses, significant wildlife habitat, and areas of natural and scientific interest (ANSIs).Continue reading “Natural Heritage Systems: The Economic Benefits of Protecting Ontario’s Natural Resources”

The Environmental Impacts of Donald J. Trump’s Reign: Impacts on Wildlife

This article will be focusing on the changes and decisions made by the Trump administration throughout his 4-year reign, focusing on the subject of wildlife. This includes partnerships, plans, rules, standards and targets relating to wildlife in the United States. The Trump Administration & Wildlife When the Trump administration first took office in 2017, theContinue reading “The Environmental Impacts of Donald J. Trump’s Reign: Impacts on Wildlife”