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Wildlife

Our Top Questions To Ask Your Newly Elected MPs

As Canada elects a new government, we want to ensure our supporters have the tools to communicate with newly elected MPs in their home communities. Here are some questions relating to our main conservation campaigns for you to ask and converse with your federal representatives.

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Wild Salmon

Extreme Heat has Serious Repercussions for Pacific Salmon

The heat dome in June, followed by the August heat wave, may have caused serious repercussions for our already struggling Pacific salmon populations. Salmon are already at risk due to a combination of factors, including increasing wildfires, habitat loss, logging and other climate disasters. The recent heat is only exacerbating their vulnerability.

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Bottom Trawling

#InDeepTrouble: An Overview of Bottom Trawling in Canada

Large bottom trawl nets are currently being dragged along Canada’s seafloor, wiping out vulnerable fish stocks, coral reefs and other invaluable ecosystems. Non-target and endangered species are falling victim to these nets and are tossed overboard as bycatch. Furthermore, bottom trawling is responsible for releasing more than one billion tonnes of carbon dioxide a year by disrupting carbon stored in the seafloor.

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Wolves

Update on our Legal Fight to #SaveBCWolves

After two full days in court, our case has made headway. The judge is engaged, and he is giving enough time to hear the case which is rare in animal law cases. While court time was originally set for only two days, the judge has deemed that at least three more days in court are required.

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Marine Protection

Celebrating World Oceans Day from #StreamToSea

In the leadup to #WorldOceansDay on June 8th, we are celebrating Canada’s watersheds. More than 28 million Canadians live inland with only 13% of people living within 20 km of the ocean. However, no matter where you are, in Canada or the world, you still reside in a watershed.

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