Habitat Matters

Despite an extraordinary legacy of animals and plants on the planet, over 500 species are either extinct, extirpated or at risk of extinction in Canada. Weaknesses in the national Species at Risk Act abandon much of Canada's iconic wildlife, such as the polar bear, Atlantic salmon and Peary caribou — leaving them left off the list that's designed to protect them. For the majority of species that make the list, the government has chronically failed to identify and protect the habitat that they need to survive and recover. Read more about what you can do to help.

Photo: A new era for forestry in Canada

A new era for forestry in Canada

The David Suzuki Foundation has joined an unprecedented coalition of f... Read more »

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Advocate for caribou habitat protection

Let the federal government know that caribou habitat is worth more tha... Read more »

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Habitat protection

For most endangered species, the chance for recovery depends on whethe... Read more »

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Photo: Animals shouldn't need passports to get protection

Animals shouldn't need passports to get protection

Notes from the Panther Lounge

British Columbia is home to more plants and animals than any other province in Canada. Although more plants and animals live here, thousands of the same ones are also found... Read more »