Our mission is to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life.
We work with government, business and individuals to conserve our environment by providing science-based education, advocacy and policy work, and acting as a catalyst for the social change that today's situation demands.
Our top goals:
Protecting our climate — ensure that Canada is doing its fair share to avoid dangerous climate change and is on track to achieve a safe level of greenhouse gas emissions.
Transforming the economy — make certain that Canadians can maintain a high quality of life within the finite limits of nature through efficient resource use.
Protecting nature — work to protect the diversity and health of Canada’s marine, freshwater, and terrestrial creatures and ecosystems.
Reconnecting with nature — ensure that Canadians, especially youth, learn about their dependence on a healthy environment through outdoor education.
Building community — engage Canadians to live healthier, more fulfilled and just lives with tips on building Earth-friendly infrastructure, making smart energy choices, using efficient transportation, and being mindful of the products, food and water we use.
Supreme Court rules Svalbard snow crab belongs to Norway Norway
The Norwegian Supreme Court ruled that snow crab is a sedentary species and, consequently, that Norwegian authorities have exclusive rights to manage the crab stocks in the waters around the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.