Biodiversity

SHAPE of Nature: Species at Risk

WCS Canada


Abstract

This evaluation tracks the number of species that have been assessed as Extinct, Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife under Canada’s Species at Risk Act each year and the total number in each province.

Key points

Recommended citation

WCS Canada (2024). SHAPE of Nature: Species at Risk. WCS Canada. https://shapeofnature.ca/s3-species-at-risk/

SHAPE of Nature

SHAPE of Nature

An accessible and comprehensive clearinghouse that shares the status and trends of biodiversity conservation across Canada.

Wild species’ survival should shape National Biodiversity Strategy

Wild species’ survival should shape National Biodiversity Strategy

In Montreal in 2022, Canada committed to halt and reverse nature loss by 2030. The federal government is developing a National Biodiversity Strategy, due later this year, to outline how this commitment can be achieved. Such a strategy is direly needed.
Daniel Kraus