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Stories by Dan Kraus

We need to do more conservation, and we need to do it faster

Opinion|By Dan Kraus
There is no opportunity for wildlife to recover if their habitat is lost, says Dan Kraus, a conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Opinion|By Dan Kraus
Canada has committed to protecting 17 per cent of its land and inland waters by 2020. We need to focus this conservation on the places that matter most for nature and matter the most for people.
Opinion|By Dan Kraus
We have made important progress, but our work must continue. We need to create a future where key areas for nature are clearly identified and protected. This includes completing our systems of national and provincial parks, creating large-scale wildlife corridors and developing local natural heritage networks. Canada must also lead the world in Indigenous and community conserved areas, particularly in our north where we have an opportunity to protect some of the planet’s last true wilderness.
Opinion|By Dan Kraus
By documenting Canadian species that are not just rare in Canada, but rare everywhere, we can better understand the role of Canadian conservation efforts in preventing global species extinctions.
Opinion|By Dan Kraus
Now, more than ever, it is important to conserve these important resources; places of immense biological importance, wetlands also support our economy and well-being.
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