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Year: 2009
There are growing concerns about local and regional ecosystems and their vulnerability in relation to human activities
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Year: 2008
In 2006, the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative commissioned a review of the known factors affecting native bull and westslope cutthroat trout in the upper reaches of the Bow River
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Year: 2008
The object of the project was to reflect and learn on the process of embarking on a local government led climate change adaptation initiative; build the foundations for a network of Basin contacts interested in pursuing these types of activities in the future; and jointly agree on a direction for the learning network during the period of the initiative
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Year: 2008
This paper assesses what progress different countries have made over recent years on preserving, protecting and restoring forest biological diversity
Year: 2007
Alberta is internationally recognised as being a tourism destination with impressive natural and heritage resources, which are well showcased and interpreted for visitors, particularly within the parks and protected areas system
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Year: 2007
As the education and income levels of Canadians have risen, and as access to electronic media have made citizens better-informed about the political system, pressure has been placed on governments to provide their electorates with greater involvement in the public policy process
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Year: 2007
Consultations with a number of water-using groups in BC in the summer of 2006 showed considerable but not universal acquaintance with signals of changing climate
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Year: 2007
The 1997 Columbia Basin Management Plan (CBMP) outlines long term goals and objectives for investing and spending to benefit the Columbia Basin and proposes that the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) determine shorter term priorities on a three to five year basis
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Year: 2006

Nature-based tourism, which encompasses activities undertaken in natural settings where the individual activity (e

  • length and quality of tourism and recreation seasons;
  • visitor participation/demand; and
  • participants' satisfaction with the experience (e.g., hiking in warm, sunny conditions vs. cold rain or extreme heat).


Indirectly: by impacting the physical resources (e.g., snow cover, biodiversity, water levels) on which naturebased tourism depends.  The vulnerability of nature-based tourism in Canada's park systems, or any park system worldwide for that matter, to climate variability and future climate change has not been adequately assessed. Any changes in the length and quality of nature-based tourism seasons induced by global climate change could have considerable implications for park visitation and visitor-related management issues. Furthermore, given the diverse natural landscapes among Canada's national and provincial parks, any changes in the natural characteristics of park environments could negatively affect tourism by reducing their perceived attractiveness among local, national and even international visitors
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Year: 2006
Earth’s climate is maintained through radiation balance of solar heating and infrared cooling, moderated through the effects of clouds and trace gases, and the present temperatures at the surface of the Earth where we live are sustained through the action of a greenhouse effect
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