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Entries for September 2021

COMMENTARY: We need to plan for the inevitable – a hotter and more extreme Yukon

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COMMENTARY: We need to plan for the inevitable – a hotter and more extreme Yukon
(September 20, 2021)   -   WCS Scientists Chrystal, Don and Hilary discuss the importance of putting climate change front and centre in the Yukon’s Land Use Planning processes.

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Where federal parties stand on Canada’s sexiest emissions fix: nature-based climate solutions

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Where federal parties stand on Canada’s sexiest emissions fix: nature-based climate solutions
(September 19, 2021)   -   Canada has a huge role to play in the global fight against the climate emergency — simply by not destroying the intact forests, grasslands and wetlands that naturally store carbon. Here’s how the major parties are leveraging everything from conservation goals to restorative agriculture to Indigenous Guardians programs in their campaign platforms.

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Where Canada’s federal parties stand on three big climate and environment issues ahead of the election

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Where Canada’s federal parties stand on three big climate and environment issues ahead of the election
(September 17, 2021)   -   Canadians who watched the English-language leaders’ debate learned little about the differences between the climate policies of Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s NDP and Annamie Paul’s Greens. Here’s what the federal election debate missed. Also quoted is WCS Canada President and Senior Scientist Justina Ray. 

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Bat-killing fungus plaguing eastern North America found in Saskatchewan

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Bat-killing fungus plaguing eastern North America found in Saskatchewan
(September 14, 2021)   -   White-nose syndrome is moving west.  Our innovative monitoring program has found evidence of the fungus that causes WNS in Saskatchewan.  Now we will need to closely monitor bats to see what happens next. 

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KBA Canada on the world stage

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KBA Canada on the world stage
(September 07, 2021)   -   Chloé Debyser presents Canada's national assessment of its KBAs at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Marseille

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Canary in a Gold Mine

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Canary in a Gold Mine
(September 03, 2021)   -   Follow Chrystal, Dan, Patrice and Evan to the field and see what WCS Canada's bird research team has been doing to research cumulative effects in Yukon.

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