WWF-Canada mourns Markus Dyck, polar bear biologist and longtime WWF collaborator
April 29, 2021 09:08 ET | WWF-Canada
Iqaluit, April 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The team at WWF-Canada was extremely saddened to learn of the helicopter crash near Resolute Bay in Nunavut, which took the lives of three people — a...
With World Wildlife Fund Canada’s new 50/50 lottery, both you and nature can win big
April 22, 2021 12:33 ET | WWF-Canada
TORONTO, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This Earth Day, Ontarians can help nature thrive and win big with WWF-Canada's first-ever 50/50 lottery at WWF5050Lottery.ca. The progressive jackpot,...
Canadian shipping emits 8 million tons of carbon dioxide a year. There is a better way
April 20, 2021 10:12 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, April 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new report commissioned by WWF-Canada found that in 2019, the 6078 vessels that operated in Canadian waters emitted eight million tons of CO2 — the...
Budget 2021: The right commitment to nature and biodiversity — at the right time
April 19, 2021 21:23 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian government has set a clear trajectory for the recovery of nature in Canada with a $4.1-billion budget commitment over five years. This...
Earth Hour 2021 to spotlight hope for wildlife and climate
March 25, 2021 11:00 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, March 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 27 at 8:30 p.m. local time, Earth Hour, one of the largest global grassroots movements for the environment, will bring together...
WWF-Canada calls for halt of capelin fishery to protect species
March 09, 2021 04:30 ET | WWF-Canada
St. John’s, N.L., March 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the lack of recovery of collapsed capelin stocks, WWF-Canada is calling for a halt to the capelin fishery in Newfoundland and...
110 habitats to be restored by schools across Canada
January 18, 2021 14:38 ET | WWF-Canada
TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While COVID-19 has created significant challenges for schools, it hasn’t stopped students, campuses, and educators from stepping up to help wildlife. To...
Ship-based oil spill compensation reform needed for Indigenous communities
January 14, 2021 09:30 ET | WWF-Canada
Victoria, British Columbia, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Indigenous communities face many barriers to receiving compensation for oil spills from ships in their territories — in fact, only one...
It’s not too late to give a meaningful holiday gift!
December 16, 2020 10:07 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, Dec. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Have gift shipping deadlines passed you by? There’s still time to thoughtfully and safely wrap up your holiday shopping with WWF-Canada’s assortment of...
WWF-Canada announces new Chair of the Board, Lloyd Bryant
December 16, 2020 10:03 ET | WWF-Canada
Toronto, Dec. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WWF-Canada is pleased to announce that Lloyd Bryant has been named the new chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Bryant is the retired president and CEO of...