Tribal Parks and Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas: Lessons Learned from B.C. Examples
Indigenous Peoples across Canada are taking a leadership role in protecting places that are essential to them. This report highlights communities in B.C. that are establishing Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas.
Municipal Natural Assets Initiative: City of Nanaimo, B.C.
While Canada focuses on efforts to reduce climate change, there’s growing recognition that we must also find ways to adapt. The City of Nanaimo has found that a marsh conservation area provides stormwater detention benefits commensurate with engineered infrastructure.
Grizzly Trophies in Europe: Are B.C. Grizzly Bear Body Parts Being Unlawfully Imported into the EU?
This report reveals alarming evidence of Canadian authorities facilitating trade in grizzly trophies, despite a European Union ban. It raises questions about the ability to accurately monitor the movement of other wildlife species killed in Canada.
Reconciling Promises and Reality: Clean Drinking Water for First Nations
The David Suzuki Foundation’s research shows the federal government has taken some steps, but not the strides needed to fulfil its commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories in First Nations by 2021.
Charting Coastal Currents: Canada’s Pacific Communities Talk Climate, Culture, Oceans and the Future
This report highlights the concerns and hopes of coastal British Columbians, gathered during a 2015 tour of the traditional territories of 12 First Nations.