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Nov 01, 2017, 15:37 ET Coast Guard, communities and governments come together to improve Arctic oil spill response

WWF convenes three-day meeting in Iqaluit to share knowledge and improve capacity IQALUIT, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - WWF-Canada and northern coastal community members will host representatives from the...


Jul 28, 2017, 15:09 ET Art installation commissioned by WWF-Canada promotes Montréal's biodiversity

Edina Tokodi five-part eco-art installation open to public at Rutherford Park's ephemeral library on July 29 MONTREAL, July 28, 2017 /CNW/ - World Wildlife Fund Canada is celebrating the richness of...


Jul 26, 2017, 07:19 ET Wildlife win with end of Pacific NorthWest LNG project

Unacceptable threat to the Skeena estuary now averted TORONTO, July 26, 2017 /CNW/ - David Miller, president and CEO of WWF-Canada, is available to comment on this decision by Petronas not to proceed ...


Jul 10, 2017, 08:45 ET Water Stories: The global water crisis in pictures exhibition comes to Vancouver's Jack Poole Plaza July 8 - 24

** Free, public exhibition explores global water crises with 68 stunning photos in massive light boxes by award-winning photographer, Mustafah Abdulaziz ** VANCOUVER, July 10, 2017 /CNW/ - The Water...


Jun 28, 2017, 10:01 ET Freshwater wildlife get a boost from Loblaw Water Fund

Community groups across Canada receive funding for water-monitoring and habitat-restoration projects TORONTO, June 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Swaying public opinion on the value of beavers in rural Alberta may ...


Jun 23, 2017, 14:46 ET Oil and gas platforms don't belong in the Laurentian Channel

WWF-Canada launches campaign to challenge lack of regulations in Canada's newest marine protected area HALIFAX, June 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Proposed regulations released today for the Laurentian Channel...


Jun 23, 2017, 05:30 ET New hope for at-risk wildlife with launch of habitat gardening program

From Windsor to Toronto, garden guides, citizen-science tool and experts to help individuals restore lost habitat, one green space at a time TORONTO, June 23, 2017 /CNW/ - A new native-species...


Jun 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Citizen scientists to monitor capelin this summer

WWF-Canada launches a public web site to capture big data on small forage fish MONTREAL, June 21 2017 /CNW/ - WWF-Canada today launched eCapelin.ca, a citizen-science initiative to collect data on...


Jun 14, 2017, 14:52 ET Canada jumps to 4th in new global cleantech ranking

Top scores for funding available and early entrepreneurship TORONTO, June 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada has jumped to fourth place globally in the 2017 Global Cleantech Innovation Index (GCII), scoring...


Jun 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Canadian freshwater ecosystems in peril, new research finds

Widespread disturbances dispel the notion of a nation of pristine waters OTTAWA, June 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The first-ever nationwide assessment of Canada's freshwater resources found significant evidence ...


Jun 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Canadian freshwater ecosystems in peril, new research finds

Widespread disturbances dispel the notion of a nation of pristine waters OTTAWA, June 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The first-ever nationwide assessment of Canada's freshwater resources found significant evidence ...


Jun 12, 2017, 03:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: Prime Minister to join freshwater experts today at Healthy Waters Summit

OTTAWA, June 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The findings of four years of research into the state of Canada's watersheds will be shared at WWF-Canada's Healthy Waters Summit in Ottawa today, June 12, with Prime...


Jun 09, 2017, 14:14 ET Media Advisory: Freshwater experts Monday at Healthy Waters Summit

OTTAWA, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The findings of four years of research into the state of Canada's watersheds will be shared at WWF-Canada's Healthy Waters Summit in Ottawa on June 12. Along with...


Jun 09, 2017, 12:28 ET Strong regulations make St. Anns Bank a model for Canadian marine protection

World Oceans Day announcement protects leatherback turtle habitat   HALIFAX, June 9 2017 /CNW/ - WWF-Canada welcomes the federal government's World Oceans Day announcement that St. Anns Bank has been ...


Jun 09, 2017, 07:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - THIS SUNDAY: Hundreds of kids run in Calgary for WWF-Canada

CALGARY, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - On Sunday, June 11, hundreds of kids and their families will take to Confederation Park and Auburn Bay in Calgary to step up the pace of wildlife conservation by...


Jun 09, 2017, 05:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - THIS SUNDAY: Kids in Ottawa step up the pace of wildlife conservation with WWF-Canada

OTTAWA, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - On Sunday, June 11, kids and their families will take to Britannia Park to step up the pace of wildlife conservation by participating in Kids' Run for Nature. The Ottawa...


Jun 09, 2017, 05:00 ET Media Advisory - THIS SUNDAY: Hundreds of kids run in Toronto for WWF-Canada

TORONTO, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - On Sunday, June 11, hundreds of kids and their families will take to Étienne Brûlé Park and Withrow Park in Toronto to step up the pace of wildlife conservation by...


Jun 08, 2017, 15:22 ET Findings of first national assessment of Canada's watersheds to be revealed at Healthy Waters Summit

Conference to explore citizen science, Indigenous water perspectives and the role of business in freshwater sustainability OTTAWA, June 8, 2017 /CNW/ - The findings of four years of research into the ...


Jun 02, 2017, 05:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - THIS SUNDAY: Hundreds of kids run in Richmond Hill for WWF-Canada

TORONTO, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ - On Sunday, June 4, hundreds of kids and their families will take to Mill Pond Splash in Richmond Hill, Ont., to step up the pace of wildlife conservation by...


May 25, 2017, 10:08 ET New WWF guide helps ships avoid vulnerable Arctic species

Shipping industry praises new tool for Hudson Strait mariners MONTREAL, May 25, 2017 /CNW/ - A new WWF-Canada guide designed to help mariners in the Hudson Strait identify and avoid marine mammals is ...


May 25, 2017, 08:07 ET Praise and concern over vast area fast-tracked for protection

Accelerated schedule to meet targets should not come at the expense of strong protections, WWF-Canada cautions VICTORIA, May 25, 2017 /CNW/ - WWF-Canada is encouraged by the federal government's...


May 23, 2017, 17:16 ET Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and Environment and Climate Change Canada Aim to Celebrate World Environment Day with 150 Cleanups Canada-wide

TORONTO, May 23, 2017 /CNW/ - In celebration of World Environment Day on June 5, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is excited to partner with Environment and Climate Change Canada to encourage...


May 23, 2017, 11:34 ET Hundreds of kids to converge on local parks to quicken the pace for wildlife conservation

TORONTO, May 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Hundreds of kids and their families will take to community parks this June to protect vital habitat and secure the future of wildlife in Canada by participating in Kids' ...


May 18, 2017, 05:00 ET Inaugural $10,000 conservation prize awarded in honour of slain philanthropist

Anne Sherrod wins for role in establishing habitat protections in British Columbia amid personal financial sacrifice TORONTO, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ - WWF-Canada and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness...


Apr 28, 2017, 12:21 ET Mary Simon's report a roadmap to a better North

WWF applauds report that puts conservation in the hands of Inuit, and urges government to implement recommendations IQALUIT, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Ministerial Special Representative for Arctic...