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Conservation-based planning will protect the caribou for generations to come
WWF promotes a precautionary approach to the recent adjustment to the Baffin Island caribou hunting moratorium.

WWF-Canada applauds decision by Nunavut Impact Review Board to halt Kiggavik uranium mine
The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) made the right decision in denying approval for a uranium mine development at Kiggavik that has no set start date.

Baffin Island Caribou hunting ban: short term pain for long term gain
On January 1, 2015, the Government of Nunavut implemented a temporary ban on caribou hunting across Baffin Island. This marks a first for the area’s unique population of barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) that have declined, mainly owing to natural cyclical rhythms, as much as 90 percent over the past 20 years.

Meet Our Species of the Month: the caribou!
WWF-Canada and TELUS are partnering to support the conservation of Canadian wildlife, like the caribou.

Can We Bear the Real Cost of Northern Gateway?
Grizzly bears, humpback whales, caribou, salmon. What’s the real cost of Northern Gateway pipelines and tankers to Canada’s environment? According to Enbridge and the government’s own review panel, the negative impacts on wildlife and ecosystems would be far-reaching.