Canada played an important leadership role in securing an ambitious new Global Biodiversity Framework. However, there is still work to be done. Today, Y2Y shares their input on Canada’s national biodiversity strategy and action plan.
This submission underlines the need for an ambitious, effective national biodiversity strategy and action plan — essential to stem the dual climate and biodiversity crises in Canada and get the world on a positive path to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.
Y2Y has also contributed to and endorses recommendations collaboratively submitted by 20 national and regional environmental and conservation non-governmental organizations.
The 20 endorsing groups welcome the milestone document’s recognition of the need for ambition, transformational change. The submission focuses on recommended cross-cutting actions to drive systemic change, as well as actions to deliver on specific targets.
(Note: These joint recommendations complement feedback submitted by individually by the the organizations.)
The 20 organizations submitting this joint submission:
- Alternative Land Use Services
- Birds Canada
- Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, National
- Canadian Wildlife Federation
- ChariTree Foundation
- David Suzuki Foundation
- East Coast Environmental Law
- Ecology Action Centre
- Nature Canada
- Nature United
- Nature Trust of New Brunswick
- Nature Resources Defense Council
- Oceans North
- SeaBlue Canada
- The Wilderness Committee
- West Coast Environmental Law
- WCS Canada
- WWF Canada
- Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative