State of the Environment Reporting for Northern Canada

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Gwich'in Settlement Area, Sahtu Settlement Area, Dehcho Region, North Slave Region, South Slave Region, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Kivalliq Region, Kitikmeot, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, economics, natural resources, decision making, ecosystem, impact analysis, sustainability

Principal Investigator: Reid, John (1)
Licence Number: 12389
Organization: Environment Canada
Licensed Year(s): 1993
Issued: Jan 01, 1993
Project Team: State of the Environment personnel, additional contractors to be identified

Objective(s): To provide credible and comprehensive environmental information, linked with socio-economic considerations, to help Canadians make informed choices towards sustainable development.

Project Description: Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act and Green Plan, this ongoing study is required to: (1) publish a national report on the state of the environment at regular intervals, (2) develop a set of indicators that measure Canada's progress in achieving environmental goals, and (3) establish an ongoing capability to study resources at risk, ecosystem response and the impact of major disruptions to ecosystems.