U.S. Signs Agreement To Prevent Unregulated Commercial Fishing on the High Seas of the Central Arctic Ocean

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 1, 2018 U.S. Signs Agreement To Prevent Unregulated Commercial Fishing on the High Seas of the Central Arctic Ocean   The United States is pleased to be a signatory of the agreement to prevent unregulated commercial fishing on the high seas of the central Arctic Ocean. ...
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Canadian experts to participate in U.S. exchange program on sustainably growing the “Blue Economy”

Canadian experts in environmental policy and conservation will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from August 14 to 23 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on the oceans and their economic viability. The participants will explore the challenge of sustainably growing the “blue economy.”
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United States-Canada Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement

President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau are proud to launch actions ensuring a strong, sustainable and viable Arctic economy and ecosystem.
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Ambassador Heyman’s Remarks at the International Joint Commission Reception

For more than 100 years, the IJC has enabled the United States and Canadian governments to manage the levels and flows of our shared waters and has provided expert advice and guidance to help us find solutions that meet the needs of both countries.
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NASA studies details of a greening Arctic

The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, according to a NASA study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and Canada. In a changing climate, almost a third of the land cover -- much of it Arctic tundra -- is looking more like landscapes found in warmer ecosystems.
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Department of Interior Grants to Protect North American Waterfowl, Other Bird Species

“One hundred years ago, the United States and Canada signed the first Migratory Bird Treaty, recognizing that protecting these birds and their habitat requires an international effort,” said Secretary Jewell. “As we celebrate the centennial of this landmark conservation treaty this year, we are reminded of the many millions of acres of wetlands lost over ...
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EPA Announces $1 Million in Pollution Prevention Funding for Great Lakes States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing approximately $1 million in funding to support pollution prevention work in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
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US, Canada Aim to Improve Lake Erie Water Quality

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Canada's Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna today announced that Canada and the U.S. have adopted targets to reduce phosphorus entering affected areas of Lake Erie by 40 percent.
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North American Partnership Boosts Security In Our Shared Waters

The United States Coast Guard’s Maritime Law Enforcement Academy (MLEA) will host a hands-on briefing regarding Shiprider, the joint U.S.-Canadian maritime patrol program on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The MLEA, located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Charleston, South Carolina, is the only facility for Canadian and American law enforcement officers to ...
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Border, Ports, and Rail Tour Comes to British Columbia

On October 27, 2015, Consul General Lynne Platt hosted a reception for a delegation from the United States as part of the Canada Border, Ports, and Rail Tour 2015 organized by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada and the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle. The tour came just ahead of the ...
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