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Largest Easement in Mission Valley Protects Wildlife Corridor

— Posted on Jan 24, 2014 09:00 PM in: General News
Largest Easement in Mission Valley Protects Wildlife Corridor

Animals from grizzly bears to dairy cows will benefit from the largest-ever conservation easement in the Mission Valley, according to the people who signed it.

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First Nations Announce Peel Lawsuit

— Posted on Jan 24, 2014 09:00 PM in: General News
First Nations Announce Peel Lawsuit

First Nations will sue the Yukon government over its handling of the Peel plan. Thomas Berger, a famed expert in Canadian aboriginal law, will lead the suit, the First Nations announced Friday.

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Yukon Government Opens Vast Wilderness to Mining

— Posted on Jan 24, 2014 09:00 PM in: General News
Yukon Government Opens Vast Wilderness to Mining

Canada's Yukon Territory announced on Tuesday that it has opened one of the largest unbroken wilderness areas in North America to mining and mineral exploration.

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Site C Hearings: Dam Raises Concerns about Mercury-Contaminated Fish

— Posted on Jan 21, 2014 09:30 AM in: General News
Site C Hearings: Dam Raises Concerns about Mercury-Contaminated Fish

Health Canada identified methyl mercury contamination of fish as potentially one the most important biophysical human health effects resulting from the proposed Site C project.

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Yukon Releases Its Peel River Watershed Land-Use Plan

— Posted on Jan 20, 2014 09:00 PM in: General News
Yukon Releases Its Peel River Watershed Land-Use Plan

Plan calls for 29 per cent of land to be protected, far lower than commission called for.

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