Canadian Nature Groups Welcome Global Deal to Reverse Nature Loss by 2030 at COP15

December 19, 2022 – Unceded territory of the Kanien’keha:ka – Montreal. Canadian environmental groups welcome the Kunming-Montreal Agreement at COP15 in Montreal to halt and reverse global biodiversity loss by 2030 and applaud Canada’s leadership, which was instrumental in landing the deal. The adoption of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework … Read more

COP15: CHILDREN LOVE ANIMALS AND NATURE. THEY ARE WATCHING.

The ChariTree Foundation is calling on leaders to take urgent, courageous and significant nature-based steps to halt and reverse biodiversity loss. Montreal, Canada – Global biodiversity is now declining faster than at any time in human history. We are running out of time to take action to stop the accelerating … Read more

As COP15 opens, Canada pledges down payment for international finance for biodiversity

“Children and youth are the future stewards of the planet and we urgently need to conserve, restore and safeguard the environment for them. The ChariTree Foundation welcomes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement today of $350 million in new international finance for biodiversity,” said Andrea Koehle Jones, Founder & Children’s Biodiversity Education Advocate, The ChariTree Foundation. “Leaders at COP15 must act now to save nature. If we don’t, kids will have fewer and fewer opportunities to fall in love with nature and that would be a critical loss because you protect what you love.”

COP26: Climate education is critical for children to survive and thrive

“Without education, your children can never really meet the challenges they will face.” — Nelson Mandela GLASGOW — We must give children the climate education tools required to face the climate crisis. In these last hours of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, there is still hope that negotiators will … Read more

Talking to kids about climate change

Help your children be part of the solution by Andrea Koehle Jones. (EcoParent Magazine, Fall 2021) “Climate change is the greatest threat facing humanity today and our kids will hear about it in school, on the news and from friends so I think it’s critical that we talk to them about … Read more