Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: biodiversity

An Agreement to Act Upon: UN Biodiversity Conference creates a...

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COP15 was a historic conference, bringing close to 200 nations together to create a concrete plan to protect and restore nature. While politicians and government...

Standards for securing business accountability on biodiversity

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The adoption of the Kunming-Montréal Global Biodiversity Framework, signed at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15) last month, is without doubt a major milestone, committing...

Federal agreement for collaboration on planting trees in Yukon

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Tree-planting efforts across Canada have played a large part in tackling the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. As part of the...

New CDP data indicates recognition of biodiversity risks but lack of...

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A majority of companies worldwide are not translating commitments on biodiversity to action, according to new data released by CDP, the non-profit which runs the...

Progress, protection and partnership for biodiversity at COP15

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From December 7–19, 2022, Canada is welcoming the Parties to the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity in Montréal, Quebec, for COP15, which will...

Biodiversity: Answering five threats with ten innovative solutions

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SPONSORED STORY Up to one million plant and animal species are at risk of extinction, many within decades, according to a recent United Nations report....

NatureBus tour calls on world leaders to protect biodiversity

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Canadians care about nature and want it protected. That is the message that the NatureBus, a Nature Canada Bus tour, will bring to Prime Minister...

UNEP kick-starts process to establish panels on chemicals, waste and pollution...

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Representatives of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Major Groups and other stakeholders recently gathered in Nairobi and virtually for the first session of the ad...

Projects underway in B.C. to enhance forest health, prevent wildfires

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Work is underway to enhance forest resilience to protect against the effects of wildfire and climate change in northern British Columbia. Through a provincial investment...

Toronto raises green performance standards, mandates net zero

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