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April 27th, 2023

Winnipeg Will Sign Biodiversity Pledge

Winnipeg will join dozens of other cities around the world in a pledge to take 15 tangible actions to protect urban biodiversity.
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April 3rd, 2023

Province Must Reduce Emissions

Manitoba’s forests, grasslands, wetlands and ocean are part of the climate change solution. These ecosystems help to mitigate the impacts of climate change by absorbing greenhouse gas emissions.
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March 27th, 2023

Solution to Canada’s looming water crisis

Nature needs to be part of the solution to water management. Wetlands and forests help to filter contaminants out of the water we drink and also help to retain and store water, lessening the impacts of floods and droughts.
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March 16th, 2023

Manitoba’s Amisk Park Reserve needs your help to keep protected designation

Manitobans are being asked to share their thoughts on protecting Amisk Park Reserve for another five years. You have until the end of March!
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February 24th, 2023

Manitoba’s Polar Bears in Steep Decline: Government Data

Manitoba’s polar bear population dropped sharply in just five years amid a worrying loss of adult females and cubs, government data shows.
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January 27th, 2023

Beluga Gala Brings Canada’s Whale Protection into the Spotlight

Canada must do a better job of protecting beluga whales and the best way to do that is to establish a marine protected area in Hudson Bay.
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January 5th, 2023

We Must Act Now on Biodiversity Protection: Op-Ed

A historic deal to conserve nature was reached in Montreal at the COP15 UN Conference on Biological Diversity. Now the really hard work begins.
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January 5th, 2023

6 Lessons Nature Taught Me While Writing My Book

Nature has been one of my greatest teachers in life, especially while writing Planted: Stories From Manitoba’s Natural World.
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December 14th, 2022

Major Progress in Safeguarding Nature and Advancing Reconciliation in Manitoba

A major milestone in the years-long campaign to establish the Seal River Watershed as an Indigenous Protected Area was reached Dec 14, 2022.
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December 7th, 2022

23 Reasons to Be Hopeful About Nature in 2023

I am hopeful that the world – and Manitoba – is ready to do the hard work needed to reverse a devastating loss of wildlife and wild spaces.
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December 5th, 2022

Indigenous Leadership Key to Conservation Efforts: OP-ED

Indigenous leadership is key to conserving Canada’s lands and waters: just look to an initiative to protect Manitoba’s Seal River Watershed.
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November 24th, 2022

Hundreds of Students Help Clean Up Their Communities with CPAWS 2022 Litter Challenge

Hundreds of students learned about the environmental impacts of litter and the value of public service through our Litter Cleanup Challenge. 
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