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27 november 2018

09:33
The evidence is clear: Our oceans are at risk. Marine ecosystems are degrading, the oceans are warming, sea levels are rising, and our waters are acidifying. The United Nations has proclaimed a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development,...

08:05
UrbanFootprint, a Berkeley-based urban planning software company, today announced the integration of The Nature Conservancy's new Conservation Module into the UrbanFootprint software platform. The Conservation Module is an analytics suite focused on...

08:00
The Co-operators released a Climate Commitment today, alongside the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative's (UNEP FI) biennial Global Roundtable taking place this week in Paris, France. The commitment outlines actions the organization will take...


26 november 2018

09:35
Always proactive and committed to protecting the environment, the City of Beaconsfield is proud to announce the upcoming launch of the i3P Project, an innovative initiative that will allow the City to complete the first three phases of the Partners...

09:14
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to attend the G20 Leaders' Summit from November 29 to December 1. The G20 Summit ? like the G7 Summit was in Charlevoix ? is a key opportunity to make...


22 november 2018

10:36
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Please take note that, due to circumstances beyond our control, the news conference scheduled to take place this Friday, November 23, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. at OrganicOcean, 8 Patrice-Côté Street, in...


21 november 2018

12:34
In December of 1996 and January of 1997, a series of subtropical pineapple express storms washed over California. Watersheds were already saturated when the storms brought more than 30 inches of rain, making it one of the wettest Decembers on record....


20 november 2018

08:44
Bus manufacturer Nova Bus is very pleased to announce the ongoing delivery of 55 of its hybrid electric vehicles to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). This announcement was made today by the TTC, the City of Toronto and the Government of Canada,...


19 november 2018

16:01
The Gina 'Waadluxan KilGuhlGa  Land-Sea-People Management Plan for Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve, and Haida Heritage Site was tabled in Parliament today. The Gwaii Haanas Land-Sea-People Management...


16 november 2018

12:40
Our government is committed to ensuring the transition to a low-carbon economy is fair for workers and communities in east-central Alberta. Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill...

11:23
Canada`s agricultural sector is working hard to boost productivity, efficiency and income, while meeting the challenge of feeding the world sustainably. The Government of Canada is continuing to partner with farmers and agri-businesses to help them...

04:30
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15 november 2018

12:35
Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience against climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy. Colin Fraser,...

12:26
Farmers know the importance of keeping the land, water and air healthy to sustain their farms from one generation to the next. The Government of Canada is proud to invest in research that will help farmers and livestock producers have a beneficial...

08:00
Canadians value a safe and clean environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada's enforcement officers strive to ensure that businesses and individuals comply with federal environmental laws and regulations that protect Canada's natural...


14 november 2018

14:00
Canadians know that protecting our natural heritage is essential to our environment, our economy, and our communities. That's why the Government of Canada has committed to doubling the amount of nature protected in Canada, from coast to coast to...

10:00
A greenhouse gas emission units auction is being held today. The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) will hold this auction in conjunction with the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The joint...

07:00
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership between an environmental organization and commodity crop association. The partnership aims to address one of the most...

05:56
As part of the third Canada-China Annual Leaders' Dialogue, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today met with Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang. The two leaders welcomed the outcomes of recently concluded...

03:00
Ultimaker, the global leader in desktop 3D printing, today announced that it achieved certification against ISO 9001:2015 for quality management and ISO 14001:2015 for environmental management based on a rigorous, company-wide audit by the BSI Group...


13 november 2018

20:55
Attributed to Lara Simmons, Medline Group President, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs   Medline cares deeply about the health and safety of our employees and the communities where we live and work. We produce,...

15:45
The final station in a network of 21 Australian nuclear test monitoring facilities, "IS03", at Davis Base, Antarctica, was recently certified. To mark capping a 20 year programme, there will be a commemorative event at Geoscience Australia, attended...

12:30
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will visit British Columbia, from November 13 to 15, to help advance nature conservation and climate action. On November 14, Minister McKenna...


9 november 2018

18:27
Today, government, private sector and not-for-profit stakeholders gathered in Northwestern Ontario to promote a recent billboard developed under the province-wide It Takes A Forest public awareness initiative. Greg Rickford, MPP Kenora-Rainy River,...

13:30
By harnessing innovation and creativity, the Government of Canada is developing natural resources more sustainably, growing the economy and creating cleaner energy options to transition to a low-carbon future. Our government understands that...


8 november 2018

12:15
The Government of Canada is taking action to protect Canada's rich natural environment, respect the rights and interests of Indigenous peoples, and support a resilient Canadian natural resource sector, in order to help ensurea healthy environment and...

12:00
A study by The Conference Board and Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance (Rutgers CCLG) finds that voting support on proposals regarding companies' sustainability practices has been steadily rising over the last few years, even though such...

06:00
Azuri's solar TV has been highlighted by the Global LEAP Awards in its video celebrating global solar innovation and the positive impact of solar for off-grid families.   The video, released at Unlocking Solar Capital in Rwanda today, features Azuri...


6 november 2018

11:48
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $75,081 in federal funds to two recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed James Bay Lithium Mine Project, located 100 kilometres...


5 november 2018

15:00
The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques announces that, as was the case in the first compliance period, 100% of regulated emitters surrendered the necessary allowances to cover their greenhouse gas (GHG)...

14:51
The effective and strict enforcement of Canadian environmental and wildlife protection legislation is one way that Environment and Climate Change Canada meets its commitment to maintaining clean air and water and protecting wildlife and their...

14:39
The Joint Review Panel for the Grassy Mountain Coal Project announces today the start of a comment period on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and the Addenda submitted by Benga Mining Limited related to the environmental assessment of the...

13:53
A distinguished and prominent group of Canadians and international men and women today released the text of an Open Letter to Canadians they will publish later this week in support of urgent action to reduce carbon emissions, including the need for...

13:28
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Southeastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project, located 300 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and...


2 november 2018

09:00
The Pew Charitable Trusts said today it was disappointed that for the seventh straight year, member governments of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) failed to agree to marine protections in the waters...


1 november 2018

15:30
Canadians know that climate change is real and expect their government to have a climate action plan. The Government of Canada's plan has reduced emissions and is protecting the environment while building a strong economy. Pollution knows no borders,...


31 october 2018

13:02
The Southern Resident Killer Whale is an iconic species that faces significant threats to its survival and recovery. These threats relate to: lack of availability of prey (mainly Chinook salmon); acoustic (noise) and physical disturbance from marine...

07:37
Announcements in the UK Autumn Budget demonstrate renewed pressure on companies to reduce plastic use. But according to Sagentia, a Science Group company, whilst recycling and reuse go some way to addressing the problem, there needs to be a holistic...


30 october 2018

07:37
Canada's oceans are a source of inspiration and pride for all Canadians, and contribute to the growth of our economy. But as overseas trade and the movement of goods grow, there is a need for greater emphasis on marine safety and environmental...


29 october 2018

11:19
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Project, located 343 to 496 kilometres northeast of St. John's, Newfoundland...


26 october 2018

11:54
After a year of devastating natural catastrophes, insurance industry experts, policymakers, scientists and environmentalists from across the country gathered in Kansas City on October 24 to discuss community-focused strategies for improving natural...

10:15
Canada is committed to advancing measures that will protect our oceans here at home and around the world. Healthy and resilient oceans can help mitigate the effects of climate change. They are also a source of sustainable food and nutrition for the...


25 october 2018

19:40
New Climate Services Centre to support adaptation efforts in Canada Canadians are seeing the costs of climate change firsthand, from devastating wildfires to floods, droughts and extreme heat. Communities across Canada and around the world need help...

13:30
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the Netherlands' endorsement of the Canada-led Ocean Plastics Charter. The endorsement ? another example of the leadership shown by both countries in the fight against ocean pollution ? was announced...

08:50
The current trend toward 48-volt electrified vehicles is growing as the automotive industry faces two important challenges. Vehicles need to be more efficient to meet stringent emissions regulations even a 48-volt architecture has limited electrical...

06:29
The European Parliament approved yesterday its report on the draft Directive on Marine Pollution and Single-use Plastics. "European Bioplastics fully supports the transition from a linear to a circular economy. Bioplastics enable more sustainable...


24 october 2018

17:41
With the world shifting toward more sustainable economic growth, the opportunity to provide innovative clean solutions is quickly emerging for Canadian businesses. As global demand for these solutions increases, new markets will lead to growth in...

09:30
The programme for the 16th International Conference on Renewable Mobility "Fuels of the Future" at http://www.fuels-of-the-future.com, which will take place on 21/22 January 2019 in Berlin, is now online. Negotiations on the global climate agreement...

04:30
The programme for the 16th International Conference on Renewable Mobility "Fuels of the Future" at http://www.fuels-of-the-future.com, which will take place on 21/22 January 2019 in Berlin, is now online. Negotiations on the global climate agreement...


23 october 2018

14:20
The federal carbon backstop plan announced today creates a further setback in the competitiveness of Canadian small businesses and must include a full rebate for the tax money they pay, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)....

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