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(May 28) Building climate resilience in the Okanagan: A homeowners resource guide

(May 28) Building climate resilience in the Okanagan: A homeowners resource guide

The availability of water in the Okanagan valley is snowpack-dependent and a changing climate is resulting in greater extremes in weather and the availability of water. Extended periods of drought and flooding are expected to occur more frequently in this region. Responding to this ‘new reality’, the South Okanagan Real Estate Board in partnership with the […]

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(Apr 23) Canadians want more conservation, Indigenous stewardship

(Apr 23) Canadians want more conservation, Indigenous stewardship

On April 23, 2019, Canada pledged to double its protected lands by 2020. Based on a new poll by Abacus Data for the International Boreal Conservation Campaign (IBCC), the poll found that Canadians strongly support Indigenous-led conservation and international cooperation as a way to achieve the goal. In addition, the poll recorded that top reasons Canadians support […]

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(June 6) Women and Climate Change: A Dialogue with Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

(June 6) Women and Climate Change: A Dialogue with Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

On June 6th from 10:00am to 12:00pm the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue is hosting a intimate dialogue to discuss what women need to be effective in the space of climate change and agriculture. Here, they will explore the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), One Planet Initiative and discuss what support women […]

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(May 7) New Game on Climatekids.ca

(May 7) New Game on Climatekids.ca

On May 7th, Environment and Climate Change Canada released a new game on climatekids.ca. The game provides children with the opportunity to explore Canada’s regions while learning about climate impacts. The site will soon have games with themes such as forests and Canada’s iconic animals. Also, keep an eye on their social media accounts and look for […]

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(June 4-5) Grand forum des communautés résilientes

(June 4-5) Grand forum des communautés résilientes

The Grand forum des communautés résilientes is an opportunity to draw on collective knowledge to better address the social, environmental and economic issues caused by climate change. In addition to sharing knowledge from communities and research, participants will co-create solutions and build collaborative projects during hands-on workshops. A call for action will also be prepared and […]

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(Jan 23-24, 2020) Africa 2030- 3rd Symposium of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

(Jan 23-24, 2020) Africa 2030- 3rd Symposium of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

It is widely known that Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change. As the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has shown, climate change is expected to have widespread impacts on African societies,  and Africans’ interaction with the natural environment. There are also signs […]

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(May 6) Natures Dangerous Decline 'Unprecedented'; Species Extinction Rates 'Accelerating'

(May 6) Natures Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’; Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’

On May 6th, 2019, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released the much anticipated report outlining that nature is declining globally at a rate unprecedented in human history. “The health of ecosystems on which we and all other species depend is deteriorating more rapidly than ever. We are eroding the very foundations […]

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(May 21) Call For Abstracts: Adaptation Canada 2020

(May 21) Call For Abstracts: Adaptation Canada 2020

            Fraser Basin Council will be hosting the Adaptation Canada 2020 national conference in Vancouver on February 19-21, 2020. Abstracts must be submitted by May 21, 2019 ay 5pm PST! The Program in 2020 will focus innovations in resilience that have been developed over the past three years since the […]

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