The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Dominic LeBlanc and Jonathan Wilkinson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change were joined by numerous COSEWIC
scientists to recognize the importance of COSEWICs
work, especially as it relates to their primary role as an advisory body for the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA).
The listing-decision process ground to a halt after 2010; COSEWIC
continued to communicate its advice but the government did not act on it.
Multiple factors are likely contributing to the decline of this and other anuran species, including hydrological alterations, predation and competition from invasive Bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana; Yuan and others 2016) and Brook Trout (Salvelinus frontinalis), and disease (Nussbaum and others 1983; Hayes and Jennings 1986; Marco and others 1999; Pearl and others 2007, 2009; USFWS 2010; COSEWIC
assessment and update status report on the northern abalone Haliotis kamtschatkana in Canada.
Su distribucion abarca desde el Noroeste de Mexico hasta el Sureste de Alaska (60 y 50[grados]N) (Culley 1971; COSEWIC
assesses the status of species at risk based on the immediacy of the threats they face.
When the COSEWIC
report was released, Canada's Environment Minister, John Baird, announced that a National Roundtable on Polar Bears would be held as part of determining how the Government of Canada will proceed toward a decision on how best to conserve polar bears under Canada's Species at Risk Act.
At its April 20-25 meeting this week in Yellowknife, COSEWIC
assessed the status of 31 species, including the polar bear, spotted owl, Western chorus frog and Vancouver Island marmot.
, 2004) e incluso han alcanzado un tamano potencialmente explotable.
In Canada, the national parks are home to 93 species designated as 'at risk' by COSEWIC
(Parks Canada Agency 2000b; Rivard et al.
lists them as threatened; SARA surely would include them as an at-risk species.
Rare and endangered fishes and marine mammals of Canada: COSEWIC
Fish and Marine Mammal Subcommittee Status Reports IX.