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Alberta and Ottawa said to agree to cuts in environmental monitoring

In a move certain to anger environmentalists and many First Nations, Alberta and Ottawa have reportedly reached an agreement that makes major cuts to environmental monitoring of the the province’s oilsands. Some Indigenous leaders in the Northwest Territories and northern »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

UNESCO sets deadline for Wood Buffalo National Park fix

The warnings and fears about the future of Canada’s biggest and–many would argue–most beautiful national park have continued for several years now. They began to get noticed when members of the Mikisew Cree First Nation, who for generations have depended »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, Indigenous, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

The saga to save Wood Buffalo National Park continues

What the future holds the Wood Buffalo National Park, a national treasure that straddles the Alberta-Northwest Territories border, is still anyone’s guess. It is the largest national park in Canada and the second largest in the world (trailing only Northeast »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous, International, Society

Crucial deadline looms for Canada’s largest national park

A lot of people are holding their collective breath this week to see what kind of a plan Canadian powers-that-be come up with to vastly improve the country’s largest national park, save its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as »