What is climate change adaptation? (Part Two)

Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador (Photo by Destination Labrador)

Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador (Photo by Destination Labrador)

In Part One of this blog I presented the basics of climate change adaptation and how the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) fits into the picture. In Part Two below you will learn more about how NCC has participated in recent nation-wide...

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Reports from the First Congress of the International Land Conservation Network

The Eichwerder and the surrounding wetlands are located north of the city of Berlin. The Berlin Wall used to be in this area until 1990. (Photo by Holger Rößling/NaturSchutzFonds Brandenburg)

The Eichwerder and the surrounding wetlands are located north of the city of Berlin. The Berlin Wall used to be in this area until 1990. (Photo by Holger Rößling/NaturSchutzFonds Brandenburg)

Two weeks ago (Oct. 19 – 21) I had the privilege to attend the First Congress of the International Land Conservation Network (ILCN) hosted in Berlin, Germany. The purpose of this congress is to connect organizations and people around the...

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Scientists of the (near) future!

Judging at the Canadian-wide Science Fair (Photo by Laurel Bernard/NCC staff)

Judging at the Canadian-wide Science Fair (Photo by Laurel Bernard/NCC staff)

I was recently privileged to be a judge at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) was considerate enough to sponsor me to attend (i.e. take a day off work) so I could help judge some of the 400 projects presented by...

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Exploring new ways of connecting people with nature: Insights from the 2013 North American Association for Environmental Education conference

NCC staff and volunteers tackling invasive species at Collins Property, Red Deer River Natural Area, AB (Photo by NCC)

NCC staff and volunteers tackling invasive species at Collins Property, Red Deer River Natural Area, AB (Photo by NCC)

How can we expect someone to care about nature if they've had no personal experience with it? Endangered species, critical habitats, biodiversity — though we deal with these concepts every day at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), they...

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