Conservation-based planning will protect the caribou for generations to come
Paul Crowley September 23, 2015
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
Paul Crowley May 12, 2015
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
Paul Crowley January 13, 2015
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.
Can We Bear the Real Cost of Northern Gateway?
WWF May 20, 2014
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.