Monday, August 15, 2022

Tag: biodiversity

Toronto raises green performance standards, mandates net zero

The latest version of the Toronto Green Standard (TGS) came into effect on May 1, 2022 for new development applications. The TGS is a...

Feds support ecosystem restoration on Toronto waterfront

Today, on Earth Day, the sun was shining and the birds were singing as Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources...

ALUS working with farmers in Ontario and Quebec to support ecosystems

National agriculture and biodiversity organization ALUS (Alternative Land Use Services) recently announced that funding from WWF-Canada’s Nature and Climate Grant Program, presented in partnership...

Partnering for Climate fund provides new open approach

The new Partnering for Climate fund marks a much-needed shift in Canada’s climate finance approach. Canadian civil society organizations are welcoming the creation of...

Olympic Games to be carbon neutral and climate positive

The third International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sustainability Report notes that the IOC has achieved 15 of its 18 sustainability objectives for the period 2017-2020, raising its...

WWF launches 10-year biodiversity regeneration plan

World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) has launched a new 10-year plan—Regenerate Canada—that is responsive to that urgency and sets ambitious goals for stewardship and...

Making Biodiversity a Priority: Sponsored Story

The world is waking up to the global environmental crisis. Carbon emissions are raising temperatures to levels never seen before in human history, creating...

$796 million to protect biodiversity and combat climate change

The federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced up to $796 million in funding to...

WSP Canada’s New Team Tackles Biodiversity

WSP Canada has announced that it is growing its biodiversity team, which is dedicated to improving the quality of ecosystems in communities and industries...