Canadian connection as Nepal to be first country to double wild tigers
September 23, 2018 05:44 ET | WWF-Canada
KATHMANDU, Sept. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nepal is poised to become the first country to double its wild tiger population. The government of Nepal announced today there are now an estimated 235...
Winner: Grand Chief Herb Norwegian awarded Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize
May 23, 2018 23:14 ET | WWF-Canada
Fort Simpson, N.W.T., May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) are honoured to announce that unparalleled...
Most successful CN Tower climb ever for WWF-Canada
April 08, 2018 12:59 ET | WWF-Canada
TORONTO, April 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Wildlife Fund Canada’s CN Tower Climb for Nature raised $1.44 million and counting for Canadian wildlife this weekend, making it the most successful...
Good news for Great Lakes, missed opportunity on biodiversity
March 28, 2018 21:59 ET | WWF-Canada
TORONTO, March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to 2018 Ontario budget introduced today, WWF-Canada president and CEO Megan Leslie says:“This is a good news budget for the Great Lakes, with...
$10,000 conservation prize honours slain philanthropist
March 26, 2018 03:30 ET | WWF-Canada
TORONTO, March 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nominations are now open for the second-annual $10,000 Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize to honour the slain philanthropist and to reward a...
Precautionary approach to managing capelin fishery essential: WWF-Canada
March 22, 2018 08:00 ET | WWF-Canada
ST. JOHN’S, N.L., March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WWF-Canada is deeply concerned by the 70 per cent decline in capelin abundance over the last two years, and maintains that capelin are still...
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Alectra Utilities encouraging participation in Earth Hour 2018
March 20, 2018 10:02 ET | Alectra Utilities Corporation
HAMILTON, Ontario, March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alectra Utilities is encouraging customers and the communities it serves across Ontario’s Greater Golden Horseshoe area to actively...
Earth Hour to spark global wildlife loss awareness and action
March 06, 2018 18:58 ET | WWF-Canada
CANADA, March 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Earth Hour, WWF’s landmark movement, is set once again to unite millions of people around the world to show their commitment to the planet. As our one...
Impact Assessment Act needs to do more to safeguard nature
February 09, 2018 21:51 ET | WWF-Canada
OTTAWA, Feb. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The government of Canada missed an important opportunity to make the legislative changes needed through Bill C-69 to shift Canada significantly toward a...
Fisheries Act amendments deliver for fish and habitat
February 06, 2018 16:52 ET | WWF-Canada
HALIFAX, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Proposed amendments to the Fisheries Act announced by Minister Dominic LeBlanc today will result in a robust and modern law to protect fish and fish...