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Canada Preserves Arctic Wilderness for Whales, Bears, Birds

Article: Canada Preserves Arctic Wilderness for Whales, Bears, Birds

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, September 4, 2008 (ENS) – The Canadian government has announced that it will protect more than 450,000 hectares (1,737 square miles) of Arctic wilderness in the Nunavut Territory, including a globally significant Important Bird Area, by establishing three new National Wildlife Areas. Northern fulmar (Photo by Ryan Shaw) The protected areas are…