Hosted by the University of Guelph, ON; to provide
information for schools in Canada. The website uses sound, animation and
other illustrations, alongside print. The site is divided into two sections:
"Polar Life" and "Canada's Polar Environments."
Associated heading: Arctic
Canadian and American Environmental Directory
A short list of links to Canadian environmental organisations,
compiled by Ray Rasmussen. His personal website is concerned with environmental
protection for spaces in Canada and the US.
Canadian Wildlife Service
Website of Canada's National Wildlife Agency, responsible
for: the protection and management of migratory birds and nationally important
wildlife habitat, endangered species, research on nationally important
wildlife issues, control of international trade in endangered species,
and international treaties. The website has information on topics such
as: biodiversity, birds and mammals, "how to get involved",
habitat and stewardship, hunting and fishing and wildlife research. There
are also links to relevant publications.
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation
Government of Canada programme to assess Canada's vulnerability to climate
change, and the associated risks and benefits. The Resource Centre includes
the full-text of reports, maps and publicity produced by the programme,
alongside a short bibliography of recent publications, and external links
to selected websites.
David Suzuki Foundation
Website of the independent charity. The foundation
aims to protect the diversity of nature and quality of life, working with
scientists, business, education, and government and non-government organisations.
The website contains sections on: climate change and clean energy; forests
and wild lands; oceans and sustainable ishing; and sustainability within
Environment Canada's Green Lane
Website for weather and environmental information.
The website has information on the activities of Environment Canada, including:
publications, acts and regulations, news, conferences, the Minister, and
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Website for the Government Department. Includes a general news page,
plus information on the Species At Risk Act, recreational use of rivers
and oceans, and acquaculture. The resources section includes acts,
orders and regulations, online reports and publications, and extensive
Associated heading: Industry
Greenpeace is an independently funded organisation
that works to protect the environment. It was founded in Vancouver in
1971. The website provides information about Greenpeace's activities,
globally as well as in Canada, job opportunities, merchandise, and links
to press releases, resources and publications.
National Round Table on the Environment and the
The National Round Table on Environment and the Economy
(NRTEE) is an independent advisory body that provides decision makers,
opinion leaders and the Canadian public with advice and recommendations
for promoting sustainable development. NRTEE legislated by Parliament
in 1994, explains and promotes sustainable development. Working with stakeholders
across Canada, the NRTEE identifies key issues with both environmental
and economic implications, examines these implications and suggests how
to balance economic prosperity with environmental preservation.
Parks Canada Agency is responsible for national parks,
historic sites and marine conservation areas. The site includes a "Teachers
Corner", currently being developed, and a campground reservation
Associated headings: Tourism, Government
Sierra Club of Canada
The SCC's mission is to develop a diverse and informed
network for environmental protection. The website provides information
on SCC's national campaigns in four areas, including: atmosphere and energy;
health and environment; protecting diversity; and transition to sustainable
economy. The site also has information on how to get involved and job
opportunities, has chapters on regions within Canada, publications, and
relevant news items.