TITLE

One More for the Good Guys

AUTHOR(S)
Galea, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Ontario Out of Doors;Feb2009, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Fur Institute of Canada (FIC) Executive Director Rob Cahill was elected to the Board of the Canadian Committee for the World Conservation Union (IUCN). The IUCN is stated to be an authority on biodiversity and sustainable use of nature. Cahill said that the Canadian Committee's role is to unite Canada's conservation community, promote IUCN priorities and principles, and apply them to pracitical conservation initiatives within Canada.
ACCESSION #
36552587

 

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