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Minister Guilbeault advances global solutions on climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution at Climate Week in New York

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Canada's Environment and Climate Change Minister, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, was in New York City this week to attend meetings and events during Climate Week in New York on the margins of the 77th United Nations General Assembly.

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  • Canada's Environment and Climate Change Minister, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, was in New York City this week to attend meetings and events during Climate Week in New York on the margins of the 77th United Nations General Assembly.
  • These events provided opportunities to engage with partners to focus on finding solutions to global problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution.
  • The Minister also met with Jennifer Morgan, Special Envoy for International Climate Action for Germany, to discuss important progress underway on the Climate Finance Delivery Plan.
  • Minister Guilbeault participated in the first gathering of the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution.

Statement from the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on Fridays for Future youth climate strike

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Friday, September 23, 2022

For their future, we must work together to reduce greenhouse gases, protect and conserve natural areas, and adapt to the hazards of our new climate reality.

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  • For their future, we must work together to reduce greenhouse gases, protect and conserve natural areas, and adapt to the hazards of our new climate reality.
  • "Climate change is a major concern for youth.
  • "We also recently established Canada's first Environment and Climate Change Youth Council, which provides a forum for youth to influence government decision-making.
  • By working together, it is possible to achieve a healthier, safer and more sustainable environment."

Controlled Release Fertilizer Market Report 2022: Increasing Population Compelling the Need for High Efficiency Fertilizers - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Friday, September 23, 2022

The "Controlled Release Fertilizer Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2022 To 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Controlled Release Fertilizer Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2022 To 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • It is anticipated that the size of the global controlled release fertiliser market will grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period of 2022 to 2030.
  • There are a number of key factors that are expected to drive the growth of the controlled release fertiliser market during the forecast period.
  • The controlled-release fertiliser market is anticipated to be driven by the growing population of the world, as well as the growing use of innovative farming goods and practises by farmers.

Up to $40 million in Indigenous-led area-based conservation funding now available

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

The Indigenous-led area-based conservation program provides funding to Indigenous Peoples to lead or co-lead projects to establish and recognize protected areas.

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  • The Indigenous-led area-based conservation program provides funding to Indigenous Peoples to lead or co-lead projects to establish and recognize protected areas.
  • This includes other effective area-based conservation measures across Canada, such as Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas that can contribute to Canada's conservation targets.
  • Other effective area-based conservation measures recognize important conservation work that is already happening across the country.
  • They are helping Canada take a holistic approach to biodiversity conservation and reaching our conservation goals.

WTTC publishes ground-breaking report on how Travel & Tourism can reverse nature loss

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

LONDON, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report published today by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), shows how Travel & Tourism can play a critical role in halting and reversing the destruction of nature.

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  • LONDON, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report published today bythe World Travel & Tourism Council ( WTTC ), shows how Travel & Tourism can play a critical role in halting and reversing the destruction of nature.
  • With nature tourism representing 20% of global tourism, the report shows just how crucial nature is for destinations around the world.
  • 80% of Travel & Tourism is highly dependent on nature so it is crucial we take a proactive role in advancing nature conservation.
  • The World Travel & Tourism Council ( WTTC ) represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector.

The Government of Canada and Miawpukek First Nation in Newfoundland and Labrador take first steps toward a new Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Recognizing this, and in the spirit and practice of reconciliation, the Government of Canada partners with Indigenous communities on nature conservation.

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  • Recognizing this, and in the spirit and practice of reconciliation, the Government of Canada partners with Indigenous communities on nature conservation.
  • This funding will enable Miawpukek First Nation to conduct activities that will help them establish a new Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area.
  • Once complete, the Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area will contribute significantly toward Canada's goal of protecting 25percent of land and inland waters by 2025.
  • "Miawpukek First Nation appreciates the support provided by the Government of Canada for Indigenous-led conservation that we will undertake within our Traditional Territory.

Canada supports community-based action to improve and protect fresh water in British Columbia

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Friday, September 2, 2022

Fresh water from lakes, rivers, and groundwater is critical for the survival of all living organisms.

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  • Fresh water from lakes, rivers, and groundwater is critical for the survival of all living organisms.
  • They are all focused on improving freshwater quality, reducing harmful substances in fresh water, and restoring and protecting freshwater ecosystem health.
  • "Protecting fresh water in Canada requires dedicated local organizations to be empowered with the resources and support they need.
  • Canada has the third largest renewable supply of fresh water in the worldabout 7 percent of the global renewable supply.

Minister Guilbeault announces more than $926,000 for the Átl'ka7tsem / Howe Sound Biosphere Region to protect nature and help meet Canada's conservation goals

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Thursday, September 1, 2022

Conserving nature is vital to protect species at risk, combat climate change, and build a strong, sustainable economy.

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  • Conserving nature is vital to protect species at risk, combat climate change, and build a strong, sustainable economy.
  • UNESCO-designated biosphere reserves such as the Atl'ka7tsem / Howe Sound Biosphere Regionare vital contributions.
  • "UNESCO biosphere reserves are an internationally recognized model for bringing communities together to connect with and protect nature.
  • Biosphere reserves represent a deep dedication to sustainable development and nature conservation, and they set a standard for how people and nature can thrive together."

Ministerial statement on provincial and territorial protection on nature collaboration ahead of COP15

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

It is foundational to our efforts to combat the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.

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  • It is foundational to our efforts to combat the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.
  • I have proposed we host a virtual meeting this fall to collaborate on the advancement of our shared goals ahead of COP15.
  • "COP15 will be a landmark event for Canada, with thousands of delegates representing countries from around the world assembled and ready to commit to taking action to protect nature.
  • "Nature knows no boundariesnot local, not provincial or territorial, and not international.

The Government of Canada supports Indigenous Guardians nature conservation with $30M fund

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Monday, August 29, 2022

Funding through Indigenous Guardians initiatives creates meaningful local employment and supports Indigenous leadership in conservation, providing a concrete example of reconciliation in action.

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  • Funding through Indigenous Guardians initiatives creates meaningful local employment and supports Indigenous leadership in conservation, providing a concrete example of reconciliation in action.
  • In the spirit of reconciliation, the Government of Canada is committed to supporting Indigenous leadership in conservation.
  • The federal government expanded its support for Indigenous Guardians in 2021, committing up to $173 million to support new and existing Indigenous Guardians initiatives and the development of Indigenous Guardians Networks for First Nations, Inuit, and Mtis.
  • Please visit the Indigenous Guardians webpage for more information and updates on eligibility and future funding opportunities.