Investing $3m in citizen science, open data for birds, biodiversity

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Ottawa – Birds are the most accessible and effective indicators of the health of air, water, and land. They are at the heart of Canada’s biodiversity and play an essential role in maintaining healthy, resilient ecosystems in communities. When bird populations and their habitats are thriving, communities also benefit. When birds forage for food, build nests, and perform other necessities, …

Restoring natural areas and biodiversity

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Gatineau – Minister Guilbault has said: “Planet earth has been called the Blue Marble—a fragile, nurturing home for all of humanity and all of its other inhabitants. When we protect nature, we also enable nature to care for us. Green, resilient, and healthy neighbourhoods, a clean, low-carbon economy, and thriving ecosystems are the keys to sustainable life on Earth. “Canadians have a …

Canada funds 67 new projects to protect species at risk 

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Charlottetown – Canada’s wildlife and its habitat are in crisis. The future of all living things depends on actions taken now. Efforts to protect biodiversity and habitat for species at risk are vital to the health of the planet, and are a priority for the Government of Canada. Heath MacDonald, MP for Malpeque, on behalf of Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment …