The Peace-Athabasca Delta (PAD) is in danger of dying. And the biggest coffin nail is being forged right here in B.C.: the Peace River’s Site C Dam.The PAD—formed by the confluence of…
Parks Canada released a draft action plan to save Wood Buffalo National Park’s UNESCO status, but activists and Indigenous groups said it lacks teeth.
Research from two prominent water scientists says that the world’s second-largest freshwater delta has been drying out for more than a century despite claims that BC Hydro’s Bennett Dam is the cause.
Size alone cannot be expected to buffer national parks and protected areas from human impacts. That’s evident at Canada’s Wood Buffalo National Park, a 17,275-square-mile preserve threatened by energy development, hydropower projects, agricultural practices, and municipal expansion.
A new study suggests the UNESCO status of Canada’s Wood Buffalo National Park is in danger.
UNESCO issued a warning about Wood Buffalo National Park in 2017.
Canada is now home to the largest stretch of protected boreal forest in the world.
Read more from source: Canada Protects 4 New Parks, Forest Now Twice the Size of Belgium
The world’s remaining totally wild flock of critically endangered Whooping Cranes dances at its summer home in Canada’s Wood Buffalo National Park. Michael Stein takes us to there in today’s BirdNote®.
Read more from source: Living on Earth: BirdNote®: Whooping Cranes