Endangered species legislation

  • Photo: Protecting biodiversity

    Protecting biodiversity

    There was a time when populations of the great whales, bald eagles and whooping cranes were in rapid decline. But because of strong legislation, habitat protection, and international agreements, these populations are bouncing back. More »

  • Photo: Canada's Species at Risk Act

    Canada's Species at Risk Act

    Canada's Species At Risk Act was designed to protect Canadian plants and wildlife. In order for the act to work properly, though, government must enforce its legislative mandate. More »

  • Photo: Protecting species that need it

    Protecting species that need it

    The David Suzuki Foundation Report "Left off the List" profiles eight species that have been recommended for listing by its scientific body but not added to the Species At Risk Act. More »

  • Photo: Habitat protection

    Habitat protection

    For most endangered species, the chance for recovery depends on whether their critical habitat is identified and protected, maintained or restored. More »

  • Photo: Ontario's gold-standard law

    Ontario's gold-standard law

    In 2007, all parties voted for Ontario's new Endangered Species Act, a gold-standard act that was championed by environmental organizations including the David Suzuki Foundation. More »