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Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous

New Indigenous protected area created in the Northwest Territories

A remote Indigenous community in Canada’s Northwest Territories is celebrating today the creation of a new Indigenous protected area that will safeguard an area of pristine wilderness larger than all of Israel or Belize from any industrial development or mining. »

Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous

Ottawa and Dehcho First Nations create Canada’s newest Indigenous protected area

The federal government and Dehcho First Nations in the Northwest Territories have agreed to a landmark deal that will protect a “breadbasket” wilderness area from resource development for generations to come. The agreement signed by Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and »