Why Canada is Failing to Protect Species At Risk

The "why" is clear. The "why are we letting them" is not so clear. The "what are we going to do about it" should be at the front of our minds right now.

The principle for species-at-risk management that is on the tips of industry and government tongues these days is no longer protection, but mitigation. Conversations used to be about restoring degraded habitat, but these have morphed into PowerPoint presentations showcasing best practices so that industry can keep on doing what it’s doing, but in a less harmful way.