WWF Update

Here is an update newsletter from WWF Canada to share:

AN UNACCEPTABLE DECISION

Last month, 20,000 individuals signed a letter to the Prime Minister telling him that “No” is the only acceptable response to Enbridge’s Northern Gateway oil pipeline proposal.  On June 17, Canadians received the wrong answer.

HERE’ S WHY

HUGE VICTORY FOR OUR PLANET

Oil company Soco International PLC announced that it will end its operations in Africa’s oldest national park and stay out of all other UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Virunga is home to an incredible array of wildlife, families and local economies. WWF campaigned to protect Virunga together with government champions and activists within the Democratic Republic of the Congo. International support, including Canadian voices like yours, helped to remove this immediate threat. Thank you!

FULL STORY

WATER FOR PEOPLE, PEOPLE FOR WATER

Finally, summer is here, and from coast to coast to coast, on rivers and lakes, Canadians are out enjoying their local waters. That’s why we are celebrating water and people for the month of July, highlighting the many ways that Canadians enjoy their waters, as well as efforts large and small to improve the health and future of our waters.

GET INVOLVED

HOW HEALTHY ARE CANADA’S WATERS?

We all know and appreciate that healthy waters are important, especially in Canada where we’re lucky enough to enjoy such water riches. However, the health of our waters is largely unknown – that’s why at WWF, we’re assessing the health of all large bodies of Canadian water. Today, we’ve made great progress – we’re now a quarter of the way to reaching that goal!

LEARN MORE

HANGOUT WITH WHALES

Canada has some of the greatest diversity of whales on the planet. But are we doing enough to protect them? Watch this lively and fun conversation with WWF and the scientists we work with and learn about what we can do to help whales thrive in Canadian waters. This Google Hangout was broadcast live on June 25th.

WATCH THE BROADCAST

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