Navigation Links
Canada's new government invests $200M in the fight against the mountain pine beetle

The Government of Canada today announced measures to fight the mountain pine beetle and address its impacts on communities and forests in British Columbia. The Federal Mountain Pine Beetle Program will provide $200 million to minimize the consequences of the beetle infestation and assist in efforts to slow the infestation's eastward spread.

"This outbreak is a major threat to the economy and the communities of British Columbia," said the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources. "With this program, we'll be working with the Province of British Columbia to ensure the economic and environmental well-being of our communities and forest resources. We are taking action on this important issue and delivering real results for Canadians."

The Government of Canada will work closely with the Province of British Columbia to deliver a comprehensive, integrated strategy to combat the beetle infestation.

The Federal Mountain Pine Beetle Program measures focus on the following:

  • slowing the spread of the beetle;
  • recovering economic value from trees killed by the beetles; and
  • protecting communities and forest resources in areas affected by the infestation.

Project activities will include measures to control the eastward spread of the beetle in British Columbia and along the British Columbia‚ÄďAlberta border. The program will also assist affected communities in identifying new forest products, markets, industries and services to help ensure their long-term economic well-being.

The Government of Canada recognizes that the forest industry is an important contributor to the Canadian economy and that it has been facing considerable challenges. This investment is part of the $400 million provided in Budget 2006 to help the industry meet its challenges and ensure a more stable future for forest-based communities and economies.

Canada is the world's largest exporter of forest products, with ab
'"/>

Source:Natural Resources Canada


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Canadas first embryonic stem cell lines
2. Report highlights change in Canadas forests
3. Learning to fight an adversary that wont stay down
4. Antibiotic might fight HIV-induced neurological problems
5. NYU study reveals how brains immune system fights viral encephalitis
6. Molecular models advance the fight against malaria
7. Molecule that usually protects infection-fighting cells may cause plaque deposits inside arteries
8. Researchers find promising cancer-fighting power of synthetic cell-signaling molecule
9. Agilent Technologies new genome analysis technology set to accelerate Australia fight against mesothelioma
10. Two chemicals boost immune cells ability to fight HIV without gene therapy
11. Experiment station researchers to explore genome of disease-fighting fungus
Post Your Comments:
(Date:8/10/2015)... and TELTOW, Germany , August 10, ... (SMI), a world leader in Eye Tracking Technology for ... its OEM Eye Tracking Platform for integration into all ... contains reference designs for seamless integration of eye tracking ... reality HMDs and augmented reality smart glasses. Omnivision,s leading ...
(Date:8/6/2015)... , Aug. 6, 2015  Today, U.S. Congressman ... Crossmatch ™ to learn firsthand how Silicon ... data. Crossmatch is a world leader in multi-factor ... expertise are helping federal agencies and commercial organizations ...   "The vast majority of network ...
(Date:8/6/2015)... 2015 Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ... today announced collaboration with Microsoft on biometric fingerprint ... leveraged Synaptics, deep expertise in human interface which ... Through stringent testing, Synaptics, advanced image sensing ... Precision TouchPad (PTP) specification empowering OEMs with Windows ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 2SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 3Rep. Honda to Visit Crossmatch in Redwood City 2Synaptics Chosen for Human Interface Co-Development on Windows 10 2
... (Garrison, NY) "All natural," the way Mother Nature intended it," "it,s ... what we call natural does a lot of work in our ... really behind it? What do we mean when we "appeal to ... Those are some of the questions taken up in The ...
... American Association for Cancer Research has been the premier ... This year, Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Ph.D., the immediate ... laureate, will chair the Second AACR Conference on Frontiers ... research leaders from across the globe to encourage and ...
... the US are testing biofilter systems as a viable ... the atmosphere. The technology could reduce the overall impact ... in the current issue of the International Journal ... smaller, old landfill sites generates a slow trickle of ...
Cached Biology News:New book on the meaning of nature connects vacations, corn, baseball 2Biofilters reduce carbon footprint of old landfill sites 2
(Date:8/31/2015)... DUBLIN , Aug. 31, 2015 Research ... of the "Israel Biomedical Sensors Market - Growth, ... The Israel Biomedical Sensors market is ... of 3.73% over the period 2014-2020 The ... to the genetic formulation of each individual. These sensors ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 31, 2015  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: ... and developing innovative therapies primarily in the areas ... 30-day review period following the filing of the ... with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... Logo -  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130917/NE80755LOGO ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 31, 2015 LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: ... today announced it recently closed a round of ... used to support the global rollout and initial ... cloud-based, diabetes management solution that includes novel software ... glucose monitoring device, and for working capital purposes. ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2015 , ... ... Ablation System. Minerva is the first commercially available new FDA approved system ... high treatment Success rate of 92%, the high Amenorrhea (zero bleeding) rate of 66%, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Israel Biomedical Sensors Market 2015 - Growth, Trends & Forecasts to 2020 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements in its Ophthalmology Clinical Program with RXI-109 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements in its Ophthalmology Clinical Program with RXI-109 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements in its Ophthalmology Clinical Program with RXI-109 4LabStyle Innovations Closes $2.5 Million Funding to Support Global Rollout of Dario Diabetes Management Solution 2LabStyle Innovations Closes $2.5 Million Funding to Support Global Rollout of Dario Diabetes Management Solution 3LabStyle Innovations Closes $2.5 Million Funding to Support Global Rollout of Dario Diabetes Management Solution 4U.S. FDA Approves Minerva Endometrial Ablation System 2U.S. FDA Approves Minerva Endometrial Ablation System 3
... CHICAGO -- Lots of us in the Midwest technology workplace -- ... industry and beyond -- found ourselves in a new and unpleasant ... jobs that we wouldnt have remotely considered in the past (at ... at a less-than-sensational company because the job market was so rocky. ...
... pop biotech quiz to see if you know your biotech history and ... many of these companies still exist? How many of them are ... of you will get at least three of the six companies right ... Here is the answer: , Genentech Biogen Genex ...
... embryonic stem cells in a UW-Madison lab. Photo courtesy ... ballot this November may affect Wisconsin's leadership in the ... passed, the Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative ... tax-free state bonds over 10 years for embryonic stem ...
Cached Biology Technology:Ten reasons to flee your Midwest technology employer 2Ten reasons to flee your Midwest technology employer 3Ten reasons to flee your Midwest technology employer 4Ten reasons to flee your Midwest technology employer 5The birth of biotech: San Francisco, Boston, Geneva or Chicago? 2The birth of biotech: San Francisco, Boston, Geneva or Chicago? 3The birth of biotech: San Francisco, Boston, Geneva or Chicago? 4The birth of biotech: San Francisco, Boston, Geneva or Chicago? 5The birth of biotech: San Francisco, Boston, Geneva or Chicago? 6The birth of biotech: San Francisco, Boston, Geneva or Chicago? 7Referendum may pull California to the forefront of stem cell research 2Referendum may pull California to the forefront of stem cell research 3Referendum may pull California to the forefront of stem cell research 4Referendum may pull California to the forefront of stem cell research 5
Mouse monoclonal [GB3] to Kalinin ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 3918 SwissProtID: Q13753...
Rabbit polyclonal to VEZT ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Full length human VEZT conjugated to GST Entrez Gene ID: 55591 Swiss Protein ID: Q9HBM0...
AADAC Immunogen: AADAC (NP_001077, 201 a.a. ~ 301 a.a) partial recombinant protein with GST tag. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles *Available for distribution in the US only...
Mouse monoclonal [CIa] to Ia Antigen (Biotin) ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Biology Products: