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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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B.C. Hydro's Planned Site C Dam Threatens Critical Wildlife: Report

— Posted on Jan 15, 2014 09:00 PM in: General News
B.C. Hydro's Planned Site C Dam Threatens Critical Wildlife: Report

In a report for the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, author Clayton Apps said the “ecologically diverse” Peace Break is considered a “key linkage ... a natural east-west break” in the Rockies.

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Site C Dam Would Harm Species in Peace Region

— Posted on Jan 15, 2014 04:30 PM in: Media Releases

New report commissioned by Y2Y examines the impacts of Peace industrial development on six sensitive species

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