2022 budget shows commitment to nature in fight against climate change: WWF-Canada
April 07, 2022 19:44 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, April 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TORONTO, APRIL 7, 2022 — Canada's 2022 federal budget arrives amid deafening calls for urgent and ambitious action to deal with the worsening biodiversity...
EARTH HOUR 2022: SATURDAY, MARCH 26 AT 8:30 P.M. LOCAL TIME
March 21, 2022 13:47 ET | WWF-Canada
Ottawa, March 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 26 at 8:30 p.m. local time, Earth Hour, one of the largest global grassroots movements for the environment, will bring together millions...
Billions of litres of harmful waste are dumped by ships in Canada’s protected waters annually: WWF-Canada Report
March 01, 2022 08:30 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, March 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In 2019, the federal government announced “minimum standards” for marine protected areas (MPAs) that prohibited dumping—but it has yet to define what...
Urgent action needed following call from IPCC to adapt and build resilience to climate risks
February 28, 2022 06:10 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, Feb. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WWF-Canada calls on world leaders to deliver on their climate promises and heed the alarm bells raised by today’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
WWF-Canada launches its first-ever Run to Restore Nature
February 23, 2022 09:34 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, Feb. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Registration is now open for the first-ever WWF Run to Restore Nature — a fun, family-friendly event where participants from across the country can come...
New student-based projects will restore and protect habitats across Canada
January 25, 2022 13:55 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Wildlife Fund Canada is pleased to award 56 Go Wild grants to projects from primary, secondary and post-secondary schools across the country. Valued...
New analysis using Canada's carbon map shows how wildlife conservation also benefits climate
December 16, 2021 09:15 ET | WWF-Canada
Saint John, NB, Dec. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study from WWF-Canada has assessed the carbon benefits of previously identified conservation actions that benefit wildlife in the...
NEW WWF-CANADA GRANT RECIPIENTS RESTORING OVER 100 HECTARES OF HABITAT TO SUPPORT WILDLIFE AND ABSORB CARBON
November 23, 2021 12:00 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Groups across Canada are answering the call for a "whole-of-society" approach to the biodiversity and climate crises, taking meaningful and measurable...
Ontario government must do more to protect species at risk: WWF-Canada
November 23, 2021 11:02 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WWF-Canada is concerned about the findings outlined in Ontario's Auditor General's annual environmental report, which signals a troubling disregard by the...
New WWF project asks Canadians to help count walrus from space
November 22, 2021 16:18 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, Nov. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the Arctic warming at three times the rate of the rest of the world, the climate crisis is having a dramatic impact on species dependent on sea ice,...