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2. ACTION ALERTS
3. LOCAL MEETINGS & EVENTS
5. CONSULTATIONS, CALLS
6. WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES
9. JOBS, VOLUNTEER
12. CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK (RCEN) BULLETINS:
► Baird and Eminent Advisors to Chart
► U.S. says seeks new climate deal, rejects
BALI, Indonesia (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it would seek a new global deal to fight climate change after Australia's move to ratify the Kyoto Protocol isolated it as the only developed nation outside the current U.N. pact. http://www.enn.com/pollution/article/26355
► Gas prices may reach record highs in spring: analyst - THE CANADIAN PRESS | DECEMBER 3, 2007
Canadian drivers should brace themselves for record gasoline prices this spring if crude oil stays in the $90-a-barrel range, experts say. http://www.cbc.ca/consumer/story/2007/12/03/pump-prices.html
► UN climate change conference hails
More than 10,000 scientists, bureaucrats and politicians from 186 countries have gathered Monday on the Indonesian island of Bali for the beginning of what is perhaps the world's largest-ever conference on climate change.
► The Six Sins Of Greenwashing - Misleading Claims Found In Many Products - PAUL SCHAEFER | ENN | DECEMBER 3, 2007
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Buyers beware - that so-called “Green” product is likely stretching the eco-truth according to the Six Sins of Greenwashing, a study released today by TerraChoice Environmental Marketing. http://www.enn.com/business/article/26388
► Climate change is more than hot air - VALERIE CHORT | GLOBE AND MAIL | DECEMBER 3, 2007
With ministers from more than 80 countries meeting in
► Wind River proposal heating up - CHUCK TOBIN |
The proposed winter road along the
There have been no fewer than 90 public comments to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB). Submissions clearly show a gaping division between the environmental conservation community and the pro-mining camp, with no halfway compromise in sight. http://www.whitehorsestar.com/index.php
► Hurry up on Mackenzie pipeline report, proponent tells joint review panel - CBC NEWS | NOVEMBER 28, 2007
After nearly two years of public hearings, the panel looking at impacts of the proposed Mackenzie natural gas pipeline in the Northwest Territories was urged by project proponents to get its report done sooner than later. According to a schedule the panel published in September, its report is supposed to be ready in the summer of 2008. It will then take another year before the National Energy Board makes its final decision on whether the proposed 1,200-kilometre pipeline should proceed. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/11/28/nwt-jrp.html
► Help Wanted: Dawn has broken for eco-job seekers in this sunrise industry. - NICOLA ROSS | ALTERNATIVES 33:5 (2007)
Ron Portelli recalls when his university-bound daughter asked him where she should study environmental science. Despite a long environmental career, Portelli was surprised to realize he didn’t know the answer. Such was the separation between universities and the environment industry. http://www.alternativesjournal.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=338&Itemid=9
Help Save the Taku - Stop 50 Years of Toxic Mine Pollution and Government Inaction. Officials have found discharges from two now-abandoned mines — owned by RedCorp Ventures Ltd.– to be "acutely lethal". Yet Canadian and BC officials are failing to enforce the law to halt the pollution entering this major, transboundary salmon river. We need your help to make them do their jobs right. To sign the Clean-up Enforcement Petition go to: http://www.riverswithoutborders.org/cleanup. For more information contact; David MacKinnon ED, Rivers Without Borders, 668-5099 email@example.com
► KAIROS Petitions the Environment Commissioner Regarding Fossil Fuel Subsidies. On November 13th, KAIROS submitted a petition to the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development in the Office of the Auditor General of
► THIS WEEK - International Day of Climate Action - December 8! People around the world are preparing for the largest planetary day of action yet to stop climate chaos. Join hundreds of thousands of people in 60 countries (and counting) who will be on the streets to demand that world leaders take the urgent and resolute action that is needed to prevent catastrophic climate chaos. The entire world needs to move as rapidly as possible to a stronger emissions reductions treaty, which is both equitable and effective in preventing dangerous climate change. In
► THIS WEEK -
► THIS WEEK – Public Consultation on The
► THIS WEEK - Annual Open House and Winter Season Celebration. Seasons Greetings to Friends of the
► NEXT WEEK:
► Christmas Bird Counts Schedule 2007/08. Note: Please contact count coordinators directly to participate in any or all Christmas Bird Counts:
· Carcross - NEW DATE Sunday, December 16, 2007. For route assignment contact Dan Kemble, Carcross 821-3461
· Haines Junction. NEW DATE - Thursday, December 20, 2007 Time: 9:15 a.m. Location: Visitor Information Centre. For route assignment contact Julie Bauer, Haines Junction 634-2002 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
► Publication Announcement - Biodiversity Centre for Wildlife Studies. The Biodiversity Centre for Wildlife Studies (BCFWS), a non-profit, charitable organization based in
► Government of
Energy Solutions Centre:
Up Here Magazine has an on-line survey on whether or not uranium mining has a place North of 60. It's in the bottom right corner of their home page. If you want to vote, go to: http://www.uphere.ca/. To read the recent Up Here article “The Fallout” By Michael Ganleyin on the Uranium Mining issue in the North, go to http://www.uphere.ca/node/171.
Canadian made electric car approved by Transport
► TODAY - The
► DEADLINE THIS WEEK - Government of
Energy Solutions Directory- get listed. The Energy Solutions Centre is developing a new Energy Solutions Directory that will help Yukoners find renewable energy solutions and energy efficiency expertise. If you offer an energy product or service in any of the following categories, contact us for a free listing; renewable energy, energy efficiency or transportation. To submit your companies information, contact the Energy Solutions Centre at 867.393.7148 or toll free from the communities at 1-800.661.0408 ext. 7148 or e-mail email@example.com
Great Backyard Bird Count. In February 2008, volunteers throughout the
► DEADLINE THIS WEEK - Canadian Environment Awards are accepting Nominations for the 2008 Awards. The Canadian Environment Awards: A Celebration of Community Achievement is a national, bilingual program that recognizes individuals and groups of Canadians who have made outstanding contributions to the protection, restoration and preservation of the Canadian environment. The Canadian Environment Awards comprises four levels of environmental endeavour — the Community Awards, which recognize grassroots initiatives; the Citation of Lifetime Achievement; the Ideas for Life Award, which recognizes the outstanding promotion of environmental awareness or action through the arts and design; and The Green Team Challenge, which is the youth initiative. Nominations for the 2008 awards will be accepted by the Canadian Environment Awards from October 1 - December 7, 2007. You are encouraged to consider nominating outstanding groups and individuals that you believe merit recognition. Visit www.canadiangeographic.ca/cea2008 for a copy of the nomination form and complete nomination guidelines. See also attached announcement for more details.
2007 GreenHoG Handbook is now available and it’s loaded with hundreds of dollar’s worth of coupons and tips to help Yukoners save energy, save money and reduce green house gas emissions. Pick up the Handbook from the
5. CONSULTATIONS, CALLS
► Call for Papers: Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, Volume 14, 2009 - Practical Research. Volume 14 of the Canadian Journal of Environmental Education will feature the work of practitioners, highlighting the roles that educators have in informing the study and practice of environmental education. Across
► DEADLINE TODAY - Call for Delegates: NGO Advisory Committee to the
► DEADLINE THIS WEEK - Call for Delegates: NGO participation in International POPs Elimination Network Quick Start Program (IPEN QSP) Planning Meeting. The RCEN is seeking two (2) Canadian ENGO delegates to attend the IPEN QSP planning meeting, in order to learn more about the Program, to connect with the international participants, and to identify opportunities and linkages for Canadian ENGO participation in global initiatives for chemicals management. This meeting is part of the QSP planning phase, where an international committee of IPEN members will plan for the project implementation over the coming years. The meeting is set to take place from January 23rd-25th, 2008 in
► DEADLINE NEXT WEEK - Call for Delegates: ENGO participation in the Information Session on Proposed Amendments to the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations. The RCEN has been invited to select four (4) ENGO delegates to participate in an information session on proposed amendments to the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER) to add lakes as tailings impoundment areas (TIAs) to Schedule 2 of the Regulations. The information session will take place in January 2008 and will consist of a meeting in the Ottawa/Gatineau area with other participants connected by teleconference. The objective of the session is to ensure that all are in a position to provide informed, constructive comments on the proposed amendments to EC as part of the public review period, should the proposed amendments be approved and published in the Canada Gazette, Part I. ENGO delegates will be compensated with a per diem of up to $1400 for preparation and services. If you are interested in participating, please complete the online application form or click here for more details. The deadline to apply is Monday, December 10th, 2007. Please contact Sarah Heiberg, National Caucus Coordinator, at (514) 880-9810 for more information.
Call for Proposals - Funding Available for Research on the Social Economy in
► Call for Comments: The
TODAY - November 26 – December 3: Community Consultation Forums in Old Crow,
THIS WEEK - December 6: Technical Workshop for Stakeholders and Agencies in
THIS WEEK - December 6: Public Consultation Forum in
December 10 – 13: Community Consultation Forums in Mayo and Dawson
► DEADLINE TODAY - Call for ENGO Comments on Proposed amendments to the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations (PPER). On November 3rd, amendments to the PPER were pre-published in Part 1 of the Canada Gazette. The proposed amendments are intended to improve the PPER, so that the pulp and paper Environmental Effects Monitoring (EEM) requirements are more effective and efficient. As per the 30-day public comment period following the pre-publication, all interested parties have until December 3rd 2007 to submit written comments on the proposed amendments. Please refer to the Canada Gazette notice on how to send representation with respect to the proposed amendments. If you have any questions on the amendments, please contact: Greg Kamiski, EEM, Science Assessment and Integration Division at Environment Canada, tel.: (819) 934-5562 / Greg.Kaminski@ec.gc.ca . To read the amendments, please click here.
Comments: Draft Multi Year Development Plan for
Call for Delegates: NGO participation in the Proposed Risk Management Measures for Mercury Containing Products Workshops. The RCEN is seeking two ENGO delegates to participate in each of three upcoming Multi-Stakeholder Consultations on Environment Canada’s Risk Management Measures for Mercury-containing Products. The purpose of the workshops is to present Environment Canada’s proposed risk management instruments and provisions therein; invite stakeholders to provide comments; and inform on the next steps in the implementation of the risk management strategy. The following tentative dates have been chosen for the workshops: November 20th (
Request for Ideas: Climate Change Documentary Series. Tigress Productions in the
IPY - Call for Proposals for Training, Communications and Outreach projects in conjunction with International Polar Year. Innovative and creative proposals are being sought to help raise awareness about the Canadian Arctic, promote IPY and polar science and research, and provide training and skills development for Northerners, amongst other objectives. The Government of Canada Program for International Polar Year places important emphasis on engaging children and youth and wishes to encourage partnerships and collaborations in all aspects of its program. This Call for Proposals is intended to support activities and initiatives across the country, particularly in the North. Details regarding the Call for Proposals will be posted shortly on our website at www.ipy.gc.ca. The Call closes on January 15, 2008. Further information on IPY can also be obtained from the Canadian IPY Secretariat website www.ipycanada.ca and the international program website at www.ipy.org.
Call for Papers: Trumpeter Swan Society Conference in Whitehorse April 17-20, 2008 - See attached call for papers for the 21st Trumpeter Swan Society Conference in Whitehorse, YT, April 17-20, 2008, during the annual Celebration of Swans. We are particularly interested in conference attendees hearing the perspectives of Yukoners who have an interest in Trumpeter Swans and their conservation. This is also an excellent chance for Yukoners to learn about what is happening in other parts of the continent…and to meet other people with a passion for swans. The conference typically attracts swan experts and conservationists from across
6. WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES.
► Seminar in
Climate Change: Science and Solutions – 8th Annual U.S Conference. The National Council for Science and the Environment invites you to participate in the 8th National Conference on Science, Policy, and the Environment to develop and advance science-based solutions to climate change. The three-day conference will be held January 16-18, 2008, in
Tunza International Children's Conference on the Environment, Stavanger,
Website: Environmental Learning and Experience: An Interdisciplinary Guide For Teachers (2007). No matter what we’re learning in school, there is often, if not always, some connection to the environment. That’s the premise of a new environmental education planning guide whose lead author is David Zandvliet, an associate professor of science and environmental education in
► IPCC Synthesis Report is Available Online. On November 17th, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the final part of its Climate Change 2007 series entitled The AR4 Synthesis Report. This Synthesis Report is based on the assessment carried out by the three Working Groups of the IPCC. It provides an integrated view of climate change as the final part of the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report and is a great resource for understanding how climate change will affect the economy and how it could be an opportunity to change our production model. Please visit the IPCC’s website to access this resource and many other important documents.
Wake Up and Smell the Planet is now available - the Nonpompous, Nonpreachy Grist Guide to Greening Your Day! Inside its colorful covers, you'll find loads of information and tips on everything from shaving to shopping, from greening your office to greening your video games. And all of it delivered with the good humor and bad puns that are Grist's trademark. http://www.grist.org/wakeup/index.html. Grist - Environmental News and Commentary homepage: http://www.grist.org/.
Environmental Petitions Process. Since 1995, the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development has managed the petitions process on behalf of the Auditor General and has reported on it annually to Parliament. Environmental petitions are letters sent by Canadians to the Auditor General as a way to present their environmental questions and concerns to specific ministers of the federal government. Ministers are required to respond in writing within 120 days. To learn more about this important resource, please visit the following websites. For information on the petitions process: http://www.oag-bvg.gc.ca/domino/cesd_cedd.nsf/html/petitions_e.html. To access the Environmental Petitions Catalogue: http://www.oag-bvg.gc.ca/domino/petitions.nsf/english - click on the Continue button to view the catalogue. To read the 2007 Environmental Petitions Report to Parliament: http://www.oag-bvg.gc.ca/domino/reports.nsf/html/c20071002c_e.html
Canadian Atlas Online - second generation now available. The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has launched the second generation of its groundbreaking Canadian Atlas Online. First launched in April 2005, The Canadian Atlas Online marries the ancient art and science of cartography with state-of-the-art technology. Fully bilingual, it is a trusted and frequently consulted geographic resource that makes learning about
Launch of the Fourth Global Environment Outlook: Environment for Development (GEO-4). Published 20 years after the World Commission on Environment and Development produced its seminal report, Our Common Future, GEO-4, the latest in UNEP's series of flagship reports, assesses the current state of the global atmosphere, land, water and biodiversity, describes the changes since 1987, and identifies priorities for action. The full report, including graphs, fact sheets and other resources can be found at http://www.unep.org/geo/geo4 .
Youtube: “How It All Ends” On the issue of climate change – “this is the more evolved descendant of "The Most Terrifying Video You'll Ever See:" a tour-de-force of logic and reasoning, backed up by a battalion of thoroughness and detail. Be sure to use the playlist of the same name, so that you can find all the videos in an understandable order”. http://www.youtube.com/user/wonderingmind42
Funding Available for Research on the Social Economy in
Sources of Funding for Environmental/Conservation Projects – February 2007. This listing has been compiled by the Yukon Department of the Environment to help you find funds to carry out your environmental projects. It includes Yukon Funding Sources, Federal Government Funding Sources, NGO/Foundation and Trust Funding Sources, and Private Funding Sources. http://environmentyukon.gov.yk.ca/educationyouth/documents/FundingSourcesUpdate_2007_Feb.pdf
Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative Fund (WRRI) - Yukon Territorial Government (YTG), Department of Environment Recycling depots, nonprofit organizations, community groups, or individuals. Projects dealing with ‘hard to recycle materials’ or materials posing a threat to environmental and/or human health. Typically up to $10,000 applications accepted year round. Contact Pat Paslawski (867) 6675934 email: firstname.lastname@example.org (A)
Environmental Grant (City of
The Community Development Fund (CDF) - The CDF gives Yukon community, industry & professional associations, non-profit & charitable organizations and municipal & First Nations governments money for projects and events that: create jobs, generate spending on Yukon goods and services, support community well being, have measurable social, cultural and economic benefits for Yukon residents and communities. The primary goal of the CDF is funding projects and events that provide long-term benefit and value to
· Tier I ($20,000 or less) application deadlines are; January 15, May 15, July 15, and October 15.
· Tier II ($20,001 to $75,000) application deadlines are; May 15, September 15
· Tier III ($75,001 or more) application deadline is January 15.
Aboriginal Funds for Species at Risk Recovery: Call for Proposals 2008-2009. This week marks the release of the formal call for proposals for the Government of Canada's Aboriginal Funds for Species at Risk http://www.recovery.gc.ca/AFSAR-FAEP/ – the Aboriginal Capacity Building Fund and the Aboriginal Critical Habitat Protection Fund. New for 2008-2009 is an on-line application tool through which applicants may submit their proposals. Interested applicants must contact the Regional Coordinator to obtain a User ID and password to submit their proposal. The regional coordinator will set up the account and then forward the instructions of how to access the system. Please refer to the Aboriginal Funds for Species at Risk Application Guidelines for further details. The Aboriginal Funds for Species at Risk is only one of the SARA-related programs available to Aboriginal organizations. Other programs include the Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk, www.recovery.gc.ca/HSP-PIH , and the Interdepartmental Recovery Fund, http://www.irf-fir.gc.ca/. Contact: Nancy Hughes, Environment
► Funding available: Invasive Alien Species Partnership Program (IASPP). IASPP has funding available for projects that address the threat of aquatic invasive species, terrestrial invasive alien plants and plant pests, and invasive alien animals. Projects supported by the program will: reduce the introduction and spread of IAS and address their pathways of invasion through prevention, detection, and management (eradication, containment, and control) activities; enable Canadians to become actively involved in projects that address the threat of IAS; and improve Canadians' understanding and awareness of IAS and the individual actions and choices which contribute to their introduction and spread. http://www.recovery.gc.ca/IASPP-PPEEE/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.main&lang=E
National Green Source Funding Guide The Green Source is a resource guide prepared by Environment Canada that will help you locate numerous sources of funding for environmental projects. It includes information on public and private sector programs and organizations that provide financial assistance, labour costs or in-kind donations to community groups. The Green Source is available in searchable database format, or hard copy format from the Environment Canada regional office serving your area. http://www.ec.gc.ca/ecoaction/before_e.html (A)
9. JOBS, VOLUNTEER
Ta’an Kwäch’än Council is looking for a full time Environmental Assessment Technician. The Environmental Assessment Technician would report to the Lands Manager and is responsible for assisting with Land Use Applications, (YESSA Triggered and Non Trigger Applications). The incumbent will participate in reviewing land use applications and compiling and submitting TKC responses to these. The incumbent will participate in departmental organizational activities including overall department strategic planning as well as individualized Branch/Unit strategic planning, internal and external communications and administrative activities in order to help achieve the overall department’s mandate, strategic plan and workplans. For more information contact Simon Lapointe, MURP, Lands Manager, Ta’an Kwäch’än Council,
► DEADLINE NEXT WEEK - Volunteers: Canadian Environmental Network Committees. Interested in adding your voice to an RCEN committee? Do you want to help plan the 2008 AGA, or perhaps you’d like to learn more about the network’s inner workings? By joining a committee, all this is possible – and you’ll also get to work with other RCEN members! Currently, the following three committees seeking motivated volunteers to join their ranks: the Annual General Assembly Planning Committee, the Finance Committee and the Nominations Committee. The main goal of these working groups is to bring suggestions to the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors concerning important areas of the organization’s work. If you are part of an RCEN member group in good standing and would like to participate in these committees, or if you have any questions, please contact Robert Henri, Office and Communications Administrator at (613) 728-9810, ext. 229. The deadline for joining these committees is December 10th, 2007.
Masters-level teaching assistant position – opportunity to study the ecological effects of an invasive riparian tree species on elements of stream-riparian function in
► DEADLINE NEXT WEEK - Employment
► DEADLINE TODAY - Employment
► DEADLINE THIS WEEK - Employment
WorkCabin.ca is the latest tool for Canadians seeking employment in the growing green economy. WorkCabin was established in 2007 as a way to help Canadians find green work opportunities. It has quickly become the source for employment and volunteer opportunities in all fields concerning the environment. For job postings go to http://www.workcabin.ca/job-postings.htm. For more information, visit www.WorkCabin.ca. WorkCabin.ca is 100% Canadian owned and operated and is located in
GoodWorkCanada.ca: “More than just jobs, GoodWork is the place to get connected to environmentally and socially responsible projects, organizations and companies in
► THIS WEEK - Sign the Canadian Youth Delegation petition attending Climate Conference. A delegation of 30 Canadian youth are going to the next UN climate change conference in
► International Polar Day, Dec. 13, 2007 – Focus on Polar Ice Sheets. In response to journalists and educators wanting an ‘angle’ on the extremely broad International Polar Year, quarterly International Polar Days are being planned that focus on a particular aspect of polar research. These days will include press releases, background information, access to experts, links to images and video, educational and community activities, and connection to researchers in the field. For more information as well as youth activities go to www.ipy.org . * Also see attached word file.
► Ice-e Mysteries: Polar E-book Project. A innovative approach to science, art and literacy education on polar regions and polar science for the IPY2007-08. Twenty-six middle school classes (grades 5-8) will be paired across the Northern and Southern Hemispheres (13 in each hemisphere). Each of the paired classes will develop a collaborative web-based book based on polar science themes. * For more information see attached word file.
Sunlight Eco-Action Kids Awards - National Environmental Kids Awards. The Sunlight Eco-Action Kids Awards is a nation-wide awards program that recognizes kids between the ages of six and 12 who are working to make an environmental difference in their communities. Youth across
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched the 17th International children's painting competition. The Competition is organized annually by the UNEP and the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation. It has been held since 1991 and has received over 190,000 entries from children in over 100 countries. This year’s Competition will focus on Climate Change: Actions we can take now. The selection process will be in two stages; the regional selection which will be done by UNEP Regional Offices and their partners, and the global selection which will be done by UNEP and its partners, Foundation for Global peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation. For more details on the competition visit http://www.unep.org/Tunza/paintcomp/.
UNEP Volvo Adventure Award Searching for 2008 Winners. Arranged in collaboration with the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), the Volvo Adventure Award rewards active young people who create their own environmental projects. Anyone working on a practical environmental project aged between 13 and 16 years of age can enter for the Volvo Adventure. They are now searching for the 2008 winners – could it be you? All you have to do is register and enter your project by visiting www.volvoadventure.org. Deadline for application is January 31st 2008.
The Canadian Environment Awards invites you to join The Green Team Challenge 2008! The Green Team Challenge recognizes school-based projects that are protecting, preserving and restoring
$50,000 School Video Contest – Be the Change. An innovative new Web broadcaster is using the power of the Internet to inspire children and youth in schools across
Website – Pembina - GreenLearning.ca. GreenLearning is a premier learning resource for innovative teachers. Lessons and activities are curriculum-aligned, comprehensive, fun and FREE. Help your students participate in their own learning while gaining a more holistic and hopeful understanding of complex energy and environmental issues. Sign up for GreenLearning today! http://www.greenlearning.ca/ Also, now available – eCards: research, write, design, send! eCards is an innovative core-curriculum integrated resource for Grades 6, 7 and 8. It meets curriculum expectations in Geography, Language Arts, Visual Arts and Information Technology. Visit the GreenLearning website for a complete list of the
Consumers Guide to Afterschool Science Resources. The Consumers Guide to Afterschool Science Resources contains reviews of high-quality, hands-on science content for afterschool programs. It provides a wide range of after school activities, curricula, and more. Reviewed materials include semester- and year-long curricula, activity kits, instructor guides consisting of many related activities, and websites that offer content appropriate for afterschool programs. Users are able to search and sort entries by title, subject, grade level, audience, and cost. A brief description of each resource is accompanied by two expert reviewers' detailed commentary. http://www.sedl.org/afterschool/guide/science/index.html Earth Matters: Studies for Our Global Future. The Population Connection is updating the secondary curriculum, Earth Matters: Studies for Our Global Future, and offers the second edition free for downloading on its website, including all readings and activities. Units include Population Dynamics, Climate Change, Water Resources, and more.http://www.populationeducation.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=443&Itemid=2
youtube video! Declaration on Climate Change from Youth of the Arctic - A bunch of great young people from across the
Arctic got together and wrote/filmed this Declaration on Climate Change in 2005. The video was taken to the United Nations (Framework Convention on Climate Change) and highlighted during Arctic Day at CoP11 ( , 2005 UNFCCC). To view video, click here or go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxjbTBi8e3g&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Etaiga%2Enet%2Fayn%2Fhome%2Ehtml Montreal, Canada
▫ Arctic Borderlands Ecological Knowledge Co-op ▫ Arctic Youth Network ▫ Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Yukon ▫ ▫ Northern Climate Exchange ▫ Raven Recycling ▫ Rivers Without Borders ▫ Wildlife Conservation Society Canada ▫ ▫ Yukon Bird Club ▫ Yukon Conservation Society
English: ▫ http://www.cen-rce.org/ebulletin/index.html
French: ▫ http://www.cen-rce.org/fre/bulletins/index.html