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2010 Annual Meeting
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
May 10-14, 2010

Pine Trees Get A Competitive Edge

Pine Trees Get A Competitive Edge

ScienceDaily (Aug. 4, 2009) — Pine trees grown for 12 years in air one-and-a-half times richer in carbon dioxide than today's levels produced twice as many seeds of at least as good a quality as those growing under n...

Climate Change Effects In California

Climate Change Effects In California

ScienceDaily (Apr. 1, 2009) — A biennial report released April 1 by a team of experts that advises California’s governor suggests that climate changes are poised to affect virtually every sector of the state’s eco...

Ice-free Arctic Ocean Possible In 30 Years

Ice-free Arctic Ocean Possible In 30 Years

ScienceDaily (Apr. 2, 2009) — A nearly ice-free Arctic Ocean in the summer may happen three times sooner than scientists have estimated. New research says the Arctic might lose most of its ice cover in summer in as fe...

Population Of Rare Dolphins Discovered

Population Of Rare Dolphins Discovered

ScienceDaily (Apr. 2, 2009) — The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has just announced the discovery of a huge population of rare dolphins in South Asia—but warns that the population is threatened by climate chang...

The Trilateral Committee
The Canada/Mexico/U.S. Trilateral Committee

trilateral committeeCanada, Mexico, and the U.S. share a wide array of ecosystems, habitats and species. They are also linked by strong economic, social and cultural ties. However, existing strategies for natural resources conservation have not adequately addressed increased development in the region, nor emerging problems such as climate change, toxic substances, rapidly-spreading wildlife diseases and invasive species.

To more effectively address priorities of continental significance and boost the concerted efforts of the three countries of the North America bioregion, the Canada/Mexico/U.S. Trilateral Committee of Wildlife and Ecosystem Conservation and Management was established in 1995. The Trilateral Committee is headed by the directors of the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico (SEMARNAT).

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Facilitating international cooperation for conserving the living heritage of North America

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