We established the statistical relationships between seasonal weather variables and average annual wheat yield (Hard Red Spring and Durum wheat: Triticum spp.) for the period of 1979–2016 for 296 rural municipalities (RMs) throughout six soil zones comprising the arable agricultural zone of Saskatchewan, Canada.
This article provides analysis of the issues relating to movement towards new models for Indigenous-led conservation in light of Canada’s initiatives for greater protected areas representation through Target 1. We provide a background on Canada’s Pathway to Target 1, which is based on Target 11 from the Aichi Biodiversity Targets set forth by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
At present, 10.5% of Canada’s land base is under some form of formal protection. Recent developments indicate Canada aims to work towards a target of protecting 17% of its terrestrial and inland water area by 2020. Canada is uniquely positioned globally as one of the few nations that has the capacity to expand the area under its protection.
The purposes of this Act are as follows: a) to support the development of environmentally, economically, socially and culturally sustainable communities; b) to enable the articulation of provincial priorities and to guide regional and local planning decisions in the development of communities; and c) to enable co-operation between local governments, local service districts, regional service com
Global demand for timber, agricultural commodities, and extractives is a significant driver of deforestation worldwide. Transparent land-concessions data for these large-scale commercial activities are essential to understand drivers of forest loss, monitor environmental impacts of ongoing activities, and ensure efficient and sustainable allocation of land.
Afin d’améliorer la gestion des terrains contaminés au Québec, le Ministère met en œuvre la Politique de protection des sols et de réhabilitation des terrains contaminés et son plan d’action 2017 2021, cette politique s’articule autour de deux enjeux majeurs.
The present Regulations are mande under the Provincial Lands Act, 2016. In particular, the Regulations provide for use and ownership of agricultural land in the Province of Saskatchewan. Furthermore, the Regulations address the issue of foreign ownership, sale of provincial land, agricultural leases, leases for oil and gas development or mineral development.
Considering that the Constitution of Canada recognizes the existing rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada since they have a long and rich history in Yukon and have made, and continue to make, important contributions to Yukon, it is considered appropriate that there be a day to mark and celebrate these contributions and to recognize the different cultures of the Aboriginal Peoples of Yukon
The present Regulations are made under the Provincial Lands Act, 2016. In particular, the Regulations lay down provisions relating to Crown resource land referred to in: a) The Forest Resources Management Act; b) The Provincial Lands Act; c) The Natural Resources Act.
Facing increasing levels of ecosystem degradation, scientists and practitioners aim to preserve ecological integrity â to maintain structures and functions expected of ecosystems in a region. This requires an understanding of the relationship between structural components and functional integrity.