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October 2010

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Mackenzie Gas Project Update:
Review Panel Stands Firm
Don't ignore any of our recommendations! That's the message from the Joint Review Panel for the Mackenzie Gas Project to Government after attempts were made to reject many of the conditions the Panel says are necessary to limit the project's most negative environmental effects.
Which nature-protecting measures do the governments oppose?

9-year-old Raises Funds for Oil Spill Recovery
Annie Buckton has a special place in her heart for Piping Plovers. When she heard about the dangers facing these birds during their fall migration to the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill, she was determined to do something to help.
Supporting the oil spill recovery effort

Conserving the Land and Waters of Canada's North
The most recent draft of a land use plan for the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories brings hope that important cultural and ecological zones will be protected before major industrial development begins. Nature Canada is calling for Conservation Zones to play a greater role in protecting significant wildlife habitat.
Nature Canada recommends special status for ecologically significant spaces

Searching for a way to make a difference?
You can make a difference every time you search. With our new search toolbar, even if you have no money and no spare time you can still contribute to nature conservation. Search the same way you always do and get the same results you're used to - except that every search will generate revenue for Nature Canada from online advertisers.
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Last Chance to Sign Biodiversity Petition
The United Nations has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity. Nature Canada is calling on the Canadian government to take five significant steps towards protecting our many unique ecosystems. The letter will be delivered to Prime Minister Harper soon, so make sure that your voice is heard.
Sign the petition today!

Paraguay's Conservation Strategies Highlighted at National Conference
We have been working with Guyra Paraguay (our BirdLife partner in Paraguay) for almost ten years to protect biodiversity and bolster climate change mitigation strategies in that country. Dr. Alberto Yanosky, Executive Director of Guyra Paraguay, shared and his on-the-ground forest conservation experience and the beauty of the country's Pantanal region with a national audience at a recent conference.
Learn more about Paraguay's forest conservation project

Photo of the Month
Are you hungry to find out what the latest photo of the month is? So are our photo subjects. Make sure to share this treat with others!
October Photo of the Month


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