Natural Resources for the Future
Part 1: An Introduction to Natural Resources
An Economic Perspective—Money in the Bank
- Statistics Canada: The Daily
Page 243: The Daily for Current Events
Follow this link to the Statistics Canada website for The Daily—the most up-to-date news on the country’s natural resources.
- Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry
Click on the map of Canada to locate current environmental assessment projects under the federal Environmental Assessment Act.
- Environmental Assessment in Ontario
Learn more about current environmental assessment and the Environmental Bill of Rights.
Page 247: Environmental Assessment & Registry
Part 2: Canada’s Agricultural Land Resource
Sustainable Agriculture—Feeding Canada in the Future
Part 3: Canada’s Fisheries
Where Are All the Fish?
- BC Salmon Farmers Association
Page 268: Aquaculture
The British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association website deals with controversial issues head-on.
- Audubon’s Living Oceans: Seafood Lovers Guide
Page 270: Audubon Seafood Guide
Audubon, whose mission is to conserve natural ecosystems, gives tips on how to order seafood in restaurants in a way that helps to conserve our oceans’ marine life.
Part 4: Mining Treasures of the Earth
Digging for Minerals
A Balancing Act—Mining’s Impact on Natural Systems
- MiningWatch Canada
Page 280: The Impact of Mining
Mining Watch Canada’s website highlights hot topics regarding mining and the well-being of individuals, communities, and the environment.
Part 5: Canada’s Forest Resources
Canada: A Country of Forests
- The State of Canada’s Forests
Page 286: The State of Canada’s Forests
Current reports from Natural Resources Canada will keep you up-to-date on our nation’s forestry.
Forests for the Future
Part 6: Canada’s Water Resources
Water—The Essence of Life
Protecting Our Water Resources
- Ontario Clean Water Agency
Page 309: Water Treatment Plants
The Ontario Clean Water Agency’s website gives a diagrammatic view of what happens to water in a treatment plant.