On Friday night CPAWS co-hosted a hugely successful ”Nature Needs Half” event with two international organizations -- the WILD Foundation and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Word on the street is that it was the fun event of the Congress so far! Hundreds of people showed up, and Canadian hip hop artist Baba Brinkman pumped up the crowd with songs from his “Rap Guide to Wilderness”.
The world's largest event focused on parks and protected areas opens this week in Sydney, Australia.
Six national and regional CPAWS conservation leaders are headed to the once-in-a-decade World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia, which runs November 12 - 19th, to present their leading efforts and programs to protect at least half of the Canada’s land and water, and connect more people with nature.
October 24, 2014—COLLEGE STATION, Texas—Getting kids outdoors and actively engaged in learning is a tough task in a day where TV and video games seem to come first. But that is exactly what Project Learning Tree’s Walk in the Forest aims to do—starting with teachers.
The National Audubon Society’s report on the threat North America’s bird species face from unchecked climate change produced some frightening results – 314 of 588 species are projected to lose half of their current habitat ranges by 2050 or 2080.