Canada First Nations Carbon Resources
Carbon Resources with a Focus on Canada and its First Nations
These carbon resources include First Nation websites, studies, a carbon primer, videos, articles, and news stories.
Conservation Through Reconciliation Partnership
The Conservation through Reconciliation Partnership’s main message is one of hope. We are supporting Indigenous governments, organizations, and communities who are leading the bold, transformative change needed to heal relationships between humans and our planet.
RAD (Restore, Assert and Defend) Network
Studies & Discussion Papers
First Nations Carbon, a BCAFN Discussion Paper
The BCAFN advocates for the Aboriginal Title, Rights and Treaty Rights of First Nations in BC by supporting First Nations laws, systems of government, jurisdiction and traditions. We envision a future where our inherent laws, lands, and traditions are recognized and respected by governments, industry and the general public.
Large Soil Carbon Storage in Terrestrial Ecosystems of Canada
January 28, 2022
Nature For Justice, May 31, 2023
Geologic carbon storage
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources & Energy, November 23, 2022
Read our approach to create a framework to regulate geologic carbon storage in Ontario.
Calculating Carbon for Conservation using InVEST
Ontario Nature, November 2022
Ontario Nature’s Graeme Smith shows how to use InVEST to calculate carbon in an area of conservation interest and create a carbon stock map in ArcGIS Pro with this data.
How Carbon Projects are Addressing Climate Change and Conservation in Ontario
May 12, 2022
Could an Indigenous conservation area in Hudson Bay also be the key to saving carbon-rich peatlands?
The Narwhal, November 6, 2021
The Mushkegowuk Council has been pushing to protect the area in northern Ontario — a major carbon sink the size of Portugal — for decades
Carbon-Mapping Mushkegowuk Territory
TORYS: The Far North Act and Bill 43
November 19, 2021
The Far North Act was enacted in 2010 and provides a framework for the creation, implementation and coordination of community-based land-use plans through a joint process between First Nations in the region and the Province of Ontario.
Bill 43 proposes to amend the Far North Act to facilitate economic development and to enhance provisions that encourage collaboration between the Province and First Nations. The proposed amendments were recommended by a joint process between Ontario and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation.
Doug Ford opens door to storing CO2 underground to help hit climate change targets
CBC, April 21, 2023
Ontario's carbon emissions rose only slightly in 2021 and pandemic-driven shifts could be why
CBC, April 15, 2023
Canada mining push puts major carbon sink and Indigenous lands in the crosshairs
MongoBay, June 2, 2022
The Moose Cree First Nation Hopes To Finally Work with the Ontario Government on Conservation of Watershed
Nature Canada, December 2, 2021
Canoeing down the North French River is like entering an era before colonial Canada: sturgeon swim in the river, warblers fly overhead and lush boreal forest spreads in every direction.