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Keeping mining development out of the caribou nurseries
Nunavut Land Use Plan offers major caribou conservation opportunity

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.