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9,649 Monarchs Were Monitored by Volunteers Across North America in the 4th Monarch Blitz

The results suggest we need to continue our efforts to conserve this species. Montreal, 29 September 2020—The Commission for Environmental Cooperation is pleased to announce the results of the fourth annual International Monarch Monitoring Blitz. Between July 24 and August 2, 520 volunteers across 68 states and provinces participated in the Blitz. They recorded 9,649 monarchs […]

CEC Secretariat releases report on Alberta (Canada) Oil Sands Tailings Ponds

Alberta Tailings Ponds II Montreal, 4 September 2020—Today, the Secretariat of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) made public the Alberta Tailings Ponds II Factual Record, after the CEC Council voted to authorize its release. This report is the result of the CEC’s Submissions on Enforcement Matters (SEM) process, which allows citizens and organizations across North America to […]

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation launches e-learning videos to support youth in their commitment to reduce food waste

With North Americans throwing out enough food yearly to bury the downtown of a major city, a new campaign aims to reduce food waste Montreal, 3 September 2020—The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) today announced the launch of its “Let’s Shrink Food Waste Mountain” awareness campaign, which aims to address this major problem in North […]

Participate in the International Monarch Monitoring Blitz & Reconnect With the Outdoors!

Follow the Blitz on social media at #MonarchBlitz Montreal, 16 July 2020—Join thousands of volunteers in Canada, Mexico and the United States, from July 24 to August 2, 2020 for the 4th annual International Monarch Monitoring Blitz (the Blitz). With limited ability to do field work due to COVID-19 restrictions, researchers need your observations now more than […]

CEC Ministerial Statement – 2020

Twenty-seventh Regular Session of the CEC Council Montreal, 26 June 2020—We, the Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), are proud to renew and expand our commitment to environmental cooperation as we implement the new North American free trade agreement. Our ongoing commitment to the CEC since 1994 is rooted in the understanding that addressing […]

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