CPAWS Yukon Blog
A recap of our time in Ottawa, attending the Supreme Court of Canada proceedings and sharing the story of the Peel Watershed. We held multiple events in the nation's capital to raise awareness about the Peel and we conducted a series of interviews with the Yukon delegation.
The situation is not good for many of Canada's caribou herds. Insufficient progress has been made by governments to protect critical habitat of the endangered woodland caribou, while barren-ground caribou have recently been designated as 'threatened.' Meanwhile, the election of Donald Trump has thrown up new threats for the Porcupine Caribou Herd in their oil-rich Alaskan calving grounds.
Living in a land so wild it can kill you occasionally enables us to forget how fragile our surroundings really are, or even how valuable.