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RCEN e-Bulletin — 17 March 2010

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March 17th, 2010

Reactions to the 2010 Budget

Since being tabled on March 4th, the 2010 Federal Budget has been widely discussed within the environmental NGO community, with many groups expressing disappointment, several calling it a missed opportunity and others highlighting some positive investments for the environment.

For informational purposes, the RCEN has assembled a list of responses to the 2010 Budget and what it means for the environment, environmental assessments and non-profits in general. Read more

Biodiversity Hotspot #4: In A World Where Intact Wilderness is Rare

The Yukon’s Peel River watershed is one of the largest and most beautiful intact natural areas left in North America. Most of the 68,000 km2 watershed is pristine, and is home to species that are rare or threatened elsewhere.

The watershed is also an ancient cultural landscape and an important fish and wildlife harvesting area for First Nations. Mining and oil and gas extraction threaten to fragment this stunning landscape and harm its delicate ecological balance. Read More

Youth Caucus Logo Contest

The RCEN Youth Caucus is looking for a new logo - you can help...and win big! The deadline for submissions is April 5th. Read more

RCEN 2010 Annual Conference

“Conserving Biodiversity Pays: The Values of Ecosystem Services”

September 17-19, Montreal, QC

This Week's Headlines

Calls for Delegates
Policy Dialogue on the Way Forward on Climate Change Internationally

ENGO International Year of Biodiversity Champions

Announcements
Survey on Chemical Exposures and Women's Health

Delegate Selections
ENGO Participation in International Biodiversity Day Activities

ENGO Participation in the Food Regulatory Advisory Committee

Consultation on Pollution Prevention Planning Notice in respect to Toluene Diisocyanates

Action Alerts
CBAN - Support Bill C-474 and Canada’s Farmers! Take action today before 5pm

Sierra Club Canada – Save the Blanding’s Turtle

Resources
International Year of Biodiversity Factsheets Now Available

Events
Webinar Gender-bending and Environmental Justice
 
Conference / Webcast - North America's Energy Market: Aligning Policies and Managing Carbon

Summit on Biodiversity and the Greening of Montreal

Employment
Pembina Institute - Technical Analyst


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Posted March 18, 2010 by Anonymous

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