Tag: canada

Protecting the Canadian Coast

There was a recent letter from Justin Trudeau to the Minister of  Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. The following key priorities were shared: Lead, in consultation with provinces and territories, Indigenous Peoples and business stakeholders, in developing a comprehensive blue economy strategy to help guide future […]

Canada declares climate emergency

Many Canadians were pleased with the House of Commons’ declaration of a climate emergency on Monday, a motion put forward by Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna that follows in the footsteps of several Canadian cities. As the CBC reported, this declaration requires that “Canada commit to meeting […]

Mapping the Wolverine Way

Wolverines are majestic and powerful creatures. There are also one of the most elusive on Earth. Thanks to organisations like Yellowstone to Yukon, we are learning more about the locations and movements of the Wolverine in Southern Alberta and BC in Canada as well as northern Montana in […]

Arctic permafrost now melting at levels not expected until 2090

Permafrost has begun thawing in the Canadian Arctic more than 70 years early because of climate change, according to new research. A “series of anomalously warm summers” has dramatically accelerated melting rates at three sites despite average annual ground temperatures remaining low. Ponds and hillocks have formed as a result. It had been thought that the permafrost […]