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2014-10-14 20:20:53

BC Hydro must fulfil over 80 legally binding conditions throughout the life of the project. OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today issued the following statement outlining the Governor in Council's determination that the environmental effects of the proposed Site C Clean Energy Project are justified in the circumstances. "The Site C...

2014-10-14 08:23:14

GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Parks Canada reported on its seasonal assessment of fire management in national parks. Parks Canada's Fire Management Specialists conducted 12 prescribed fires as part of an on-going program to restore healthy forests, grasslands and wildlife habitat, and to help reduce the risk of wildfire in present-day overly old, dense vegetation. Parks Canada's fire teams also quickly suppressed 84 fires in 16 national parks that had the potential to threaten people...

2014-09-08 12:22:17

Earth Rangers Empowers Children to Help Protect Habitat for Native Species WOODBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - What would you do if the place you call home was taken away from you? That is exactly what's happening to the eastern wolf, western screech owl, swift fox and bobolink. These animals are all losing the wild spaces they need to survive due to land development, agriculture and deforestation. Starting this month, Earth Rangers across Canada will work together to protect...

2014-04-08 12:23:24

Accept Your Earth Rangers Mission: Get Involved and Make a Difference WOODBRIDGE, ON, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Earth Rangers Missions provide children and families with a hands-on way to get involved and make a difference for the environment on Earth Day and any day of the year. Earlier this year, Earth Rangers announced the launch of a new component to their membership program based on 'Missions' - simple activities that encourage environmentally responsible behaviours while...

2014-04-03 12:25:41

Off they go to explore Parks Canada places on the beautiful coast of British Columbia RIVIÈRE-AU-RENARD, QC, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The competition was fierce and hopes were high for the classes who participated in the amazing video competition to win Canada's Coolest School Trip. In the end, only one class could win the trip of a lifetime to visit Parks Canada's treasured places on the magnificent coast of British Columbia. The anticipation was palpable in the gymnasium of...

2014-02-26 20:21:06

OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, today issued a decision statement under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 for the proposed New Prosperity Gold Copper Mine project in British Columbia. The Minister of the Environment has concluded that the New Prosperity Mine project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects that...

2013-12-05 23:29:45

Earth Rangers and explore.org are working together to give young wildlife enthusiasts a close-up look at some incredible animals through live animals cams. Woodbridge, Ontario (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Earth Rangers, the kids’ conservation organization dedicated to educating children and their families about the importance of biodiversity, and explore.org, the philanthropic media organization and division of the Annenberg Foundation, are working together to give young Earth Rangers...


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