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A total of 18 records were found for Environmental protection and conservation
Definition: Resources about legal topics or public policy related to preservation and careful management of the environment.
See also keywords:  Animal Welfare, Natural resources

Alberta Resources

This service is offered by Alberta Environment. If you witness or have information about a potential environmental emergency or a complaint, contact 1-800-222-6514. This is a 24-hour emergency line and your anonymity is guaranteed.

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The Environmental Appeals Board is the independent board that gives Albertans a way to appeal decisions made under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Water Act  the Climate Change and Emissions Management Act, and Schedule 5 of the Government Organization Act about development approvals, environmental certificates, or other orders.

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The Environmental Law Centre (Alberta) Society ("ELC") is a registered charitable organization incorporated in Alberta in 1982 to provide Albertans with an objective source of information about environmental and natural resources law. The ELC website includes fact sheets, downloadable publications and a frequently asked questions section. The ELC library is accessible to the public; the catalogue can be accessed on their website. As well, any person can contact the ELC and receive information on environmental law.

Related keywords: Environmental protection and conservation, Law libraries

Every Living Thing is the Alberta SPCA’s humane education website for teachers who aim to inspire compassion for animals, people and the environment – every living thing! The Alberta SPCA believes people have a duty to accept responsibility for the welfare of animals. The SPCA hopes to nurture a humane attitude toward animals through a humane education program.

Related keywords: Animal Welfare, Classroom materials, Environmental protection and conservation

Created by Bearpaw Education (NCSA), Muskwa: Sam's Spear of Fate introduces Muskwa the Bear, woodland superhero and fearless defender of natural law. When three kids crash their go-kart in the middle of the woods, Muskwa and his forest friends use the mishap as an opportunity to teach the three of them the laws of nature and the importance of respecting the natural world

Related keywords: Aboriginal law, Classroom materials, Environmental protection and conservation

My Wild Alberta operates in order to encourage hunting, fishing and trapping in Alberta and support habitat conservation. Provided by Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and community stakeholders, the website provides information about relevant legislation and regulations, licenses and fees, safety and procedures, education opportunities and other online resources.

Related keywords: Environmental protection and conservation, Sports

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Ecojustice is a national independent charitable organization which provides legal services free-of-charge to charities and citizens on the front lines of the environmental movement, helping ensure equitable access to environmental justice nationwide. We advocate for effective laws, use the courts to make sure they are implemented and enforced, and give a voice to Canadians in decisions that affect the air, water and land we all depend on.

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Energy Probe Research Foundation is an environmental and public policy research institute which has four main goals: to provide the public, media, business, and government with information on resource-related issues; to promote sustainable resource use; to encourage individual responsibility and accountability; to help Canada contribute to global justice and prosperity.

Related keywords: Environmental protection and conservation, Public policy, Research reports and institutes

Environment Canada is responsible for protecting the environment, conserving the country's natural heritage, and providing weather and meteorological information. The website provides information about programs and services related to air, water, nature, climate change, pollution and waste, sustainable development, environmental enforcement, environmental emergencies, science and technology and weather. One section deals with the numerous acts, regulations and agreements related to their mandate.

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This blog written by the lawyers of the Siskinds Environmental Law Firm discusses all areas of environmental law in Canada, especially Ontario. Topics covered include contaminated sites; air and water emissions; waste and recycling; due diligence, compliance and enforcement; director’s liability; environmental assessment and approvals; renewable energy, and climate change.

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