Minister Guilbeault rallies pan-Canadian effort to support nature protection goals brokered at COP15

Environment and Climate Change Canada
Cision Newswire
May 24, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada

OTTAWA — Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the Government of Canada will bring provincial and territorial governments and national Indigenous organizations together on May 25–26, to discuss halting and reversing biodiversity loss in Canada. The goal is to put nature on a path to recovery by 2050, including the development of Canada’s 2030 Biodiversity Strategy. It will be the first face-to-face ministers’ meeting since December’s breakthrough COP15, where the world agreed to the Kunming-Montréal Global Biodiversity Framework. …The Government of Canada recently released a Discussion Paper entitled Toward a 2030 Biodiversity Strategy for Canada and is inviting all Canadians to share their priorities on biodiversity by completing an online survey. The Discussion Paper provides information to Canadians on some of the key issues and challenges, as well as the opportunities involved in protecting biodiversity.

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