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Conservation Movement: Marine Life and British Columbia

conservation movement: She pointed to examples, including a partnership with the Gitga'at First Nation, billed as the first of its kind, to protect marine life in British Columbia and promote sustainable economic development, and WWF-Canada's work on Arctic renewable energy, according to National Observer. But she said the conservation movement has historically had some problematic ways of looking at the world, such as failing to fully consider how its efforts to protect natural areas might intrude on communities in those areas or not respect Indigenous relationships with the land. Megan Leslie, who took over as president of WWF-Canada last fall, made the comments in a wide-ranging interview with National Observer's Ottawa bureau on April 17, where she also expanded on the issues of climate change, biodiversity, marine protection, species at risk, and the role of women and visible minorities in her sector. ; Leslie said she is proud of the way her group has worked with particular Indigenous communities and governments, but at their request. WWF, like other environmental NGOs, we have not been excellent on the issue of engagement with Indigenous communities all the time. The movement has done a good job of recognizing this, she explained, but it's the next step how do we use conservation as a tool for reconciliation World Wildlife Fund Canada president Megan Leslie in Ottawa on April 17, 2018. We need to go through a process of decolonizing ourselves, said Leslie. ( As reported in the news.