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September 29, 2021–Ontario Nature Staff
Indigenous Perspectives on Protected Areas Gathering © Chris Craig
In commemoration of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation this September 30th, Ontario Nature reflects on our role in advancing conservation through reconciliation. As we continue our learning ...
July 9, 2021–Heléna Mauti
Farabout Peninsula, Eagle Lake/Migisi Sahgaigan © Anne Bell
Across Turtle Island (what is currently known as North America), Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) are rightfully being recognized as a solution to climate change and biodiversity loss, while ...
June 30, 2021–Vince Nogueira
Neyaashiinigmiing Unceded Lands © QuietFyre CC BY 2.0
Land Back refers to the Indigenous-led movement to reclaim stewardship over traditional lands and ecosystems, protecting them for generations to come. For time immemorial, areas primarily governed by Indigenous Peoples ...
June 18, 2021–Vince Nogueira
Earl Bales Park © binkwilder CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
A green and just recovery is the solution for a “better-than-normal” time, because getting “back-to-normal” is simply not enough until the COVID-19 pandemic is under control. To achieve a green ...
February 24, 2021–Anne Bell
Indigenous Relations•Land-use planning•Stewardship and restoration•Water•Wetlands•Wild Species and Habitat
Lake Simcoe © Nico CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan is now up for its required 10-year review. The question is whether the provincial government will take this opportunity to strengthen or weaken the plan ...