Webinars and Media

Webinars and Media2021-03-18T13:26:30-04:00

Canada KBA Media

604, 2021

Recognizing Biodiversity Strongholds: Key Biodiversity Areas in Ontario

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By Jaime Grimm, Key Biodiversity Areas Research Associate, Wildlife Conservation Society Canada. Published in the Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network blog Last year, we wrote about our work to identify Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) in Canada. These are places with exceptional biodiversity, and can be found anywhere from scenic wilderness areas, [...]

1803, 2021

A National Standard for the Identification of KBAs in Canada

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The Global Standard for the Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas (the “KBA Standard”) outlines the rules for identifying KBAs and ensures that all globally-recognized KBAs worldwide are identified in a way that is objective, transparent and rigorous. In addition, it encourages coordinators of in-country KBA identification processes to adapt KBA [...]

2201, 2021

Envisioning Compatibilities between Mi’kmaq Environmental Values and KBA Criteria in Mi’kma’ki

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This webinar is presented by WCS Canada/U of Guelph post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Jeffrey Wall. Dr. Wall is an ethnobiologist currently working with Conservation through Reconciliation Partnership, U of Guelph and WCS Canada to develop a conceptual framework capable of envisioning win-win scenarios between First Nations environmental values and biodiversity conservation [...]

1501, 2021

Canada committed to protecting 30% of our territory by 2030. Which 30% should it be?

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Scientists say we should consider biodiversity and ecosystem services when deciding which areas to protect CBC Radio · Posted: Jan 15, 2021 4:14 PM ET | Last Updated: January 15 **Listen to the Quirks and Quarks episode here.** Scientists warn that if we don't act soon to protect our environment, we're in for a [...]