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May 06, 2019, 14:00 ET Whales in troubled waters - Noise pollution and ship traffic threaten Atlantic whales

ST. JOHN'S, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's marine protected areas are more important than ever. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) has just assessed three whales,...


Apr 18, 2019, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in St. John's, Newfoundland, April 28 - May 3, 2019

OTTAWA, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of wildlife species that have been identified as...


Dec 03, 2018, 14:00 ET Species deeply rooted in Canadian culture are at risk

OTTAWA, Dec 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada risks losing some emblematic pieces of the biodiversity puzzle. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) determined that a...


Nov 21, 2018, 14:00 ET The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, November 25 - November 30, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of wildlife species that have been identified as...


Sep 06, 2018, 14:00 ET New Chair to steer the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - The Federal body tasked with determining the conservation status of wild species in Canada has a new Chairperson. On September 1st Prof. John Reynolds, who holds a B.C....


May 02, 2018, 14:00 ET Canadian Turtles in Trouble

WINDSOR, ON, May 2, 2018 /CNW/ - The Midland Painted Turtle, a familiar sight along Ontario lakeshores and ponds, is now in trouble. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada...


Apr 19, 2018, 14:00 ET The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in Windsor, Ontario, April 22 - April 27, 2018

OTTAWA, April 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of wildlife species that have been identified as...


Feb 13, 2018, 14:00 ET Emergency Assessment concludes that BC's Interior Steelhead Trout at risk of extinction

VANCOUVER, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Following a seldom-used fast-track process, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) concluded today that two populations of sea-going...


Dec 04, 2017, 14:00 ET Peregrine Falcon achieves landmark recovery but salmon struggle

OTTAWA, Dec 4, 2017 /CNW/ - The Peregrine Falcon is no longer at risk of extinction throughout most of Canada. The Peregrine – an icon of wildlife conservation – was among 44 wildlife species...


Nov 23, 2017, 11:00 ET Media advisory - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, November 26 - December 1, 2017

OTTAWA, Nov. 23 2017 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of Canadian wildlife species that have been identified as...


May 01, 2017, 14:00 ET Over 60 wildlife species at risk in Canada's changing North

WHITEHORSE, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Atlantic Walrus and Eastern Migratory Caribou are at risk of extinction. So concluded the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), which met ...


Apr 19, 2017, 14:00 ET The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in Whitehorse, Yukon, April 23-28, 2017

OTTAWA, April 19, 2017 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of Canadian species that have been identified as...


Dec 05, 2016, 14:00 ET Caribou, Monarch butterflies: Canada's iconic migrants at grave risk

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - From Coho Salmon to Caribou to the much-cherished Monarch butterfly, migration is a key component of Canadian biodiversity. Migratory species, migration and movement all...


Nov 22, 2016, 14:00 ET The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, from November 27 to December 2, 2016

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of Canadian species that have been identified as...


May 02, 2016, 14:00 ET COSEWIC scientists not ready to declare species extinct yet, but several are on the brink

KELOWNA, BC, May 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Several of Canada's species continue to decline, based on a recent assessment. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) met last week to ...


Apr 20, 2016, 14:00 ET Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in Kelowna, British Columbia, from April 24-29, 2016

GATINEAU, QC, April 20, 2016 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of Canadian species that have been identified as...


Nov 30, 2015, 14:00 ET Climate Change Matters for Species at Risk

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - As world leaders assemble in Paris to address climate change, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) met in Ottawa to assess the...


Nov 19, 2015, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of Canadian species that have been identified as...


May 04, 2015, 14:00 ET Canada's rich, but troubled biodiversity: COSEWIC assesses another round of species at risk

OTTAWA, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - A central aspect of the work required to protect Canada's diverse flora and fauna involves assessing the status of species at risk of extinction. The federal Species at...


Dec 01, 2014, 14:00 ET Canadian wildlife continue to struggle

OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The list of Canadian wildlife species at risk continues to grow. The status of 36 species, including 10 not previously examined, was assessed by the Committee on the...


May 05, 2014, 14:00 ET Widespread species in Canada losing ground

OTTAWA, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Twenty-seven Canadian wildlife species were assessed as at risk at the recent meeting of COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada), held April...


Dec 02, 2013, 14:01 ET Learning from the past to protect the future

OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Twenty-eight Canadian wildlife species were assessed as at risk at the recent COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada) meeting held November...


May 06, 2013, 14:00 ET Canada's declining biological wonders focus of species at risk meeting

OTTAWA, May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Twenty-six Canadian wildlife species, from whales to snails, were assessed as at risk at the recent COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada)...


Dec 03, 2012, 14:00 ET A mixed report card for Canada's species at risk

OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - December 12th 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of Canada's Species at Risk Act (SARA). Under SARA, species become candidates for listing following status assessment by the ...


May 07, 2012, 14:00 ET Habitat matters for Canadian wildlife species

OTTAWA, May 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Thirty-five Canadian wildlife species, from whales to mosses, were assessed as at risk at the recent COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada)...