Update – Climate Change: Implications for Canadian Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture

(Disponible en français : Mise à jour – Changements climatiques : impacts sur les pêches et l’aquaculture canadiennes en mer) Climate change is increasingly challenging the sustainability of Canada’s $4.2-billion marine fisheries and aquaculture, two industries of particular economic and social importance to communities on all three coasts. The challenges of dealing with climate change are…

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Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Balanced for Canada’s Agricultural and Agri-Food Industry?

Aïcha L. Coulibaly Khamla Heminthavong Resources and Environment Section On 5 November 2015, the Government of New Zealand released the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP brings together 12 countries,[1] including Canada; in 2013 they accounted for over 35% [2] of the world’s gross domestic product. In 2014, Canada exported 65% of its agri-food production…

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The Declining Monarch Butterfly Population: Government Responses

Penny Becklumb, Jed Chong and Tim Williams Economics, Resources and International Affairs Division Many environmental issues in North America require continent-wide cooperation. Managing the monarch butterfly, the only butterfly known to make a two-way migration like birds do, is an example of this need. Each year, monarch butterflies travel thousands of kilometres to and from…