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.
British Columbia has the highest number of species of any province in Canada, but these species are showing alarming signs of distress. According to the B.C. Conservation Data Centre at least 1,918 species or distinct populations of wildlife in British Columbia are now at risk,1 and significant portions of some... Read more »
The David Suzuki Foundation has joined an unprecedented coalition of f... Read more »
Let the federal government know that caribou habitat is worth more tha... Read more »
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 »