The first line says it all…“Biosphere Reserves are not about nature conservation, they are about people“!
It is NOT a new level of bureaucracy It is NOT a World Heritage Site It does NOT create any new regulations It does NOT restrict the rights of citizens- aboriginal or non-aboriginal It does NOT create new protected areas
No. Land use activities (building construction, water course impacts, shoreline manipulation etc.) are already regulated by your municipal, provincial and federal laws. At the present time, NGO’s are working with municipal governments to establish consistent development guidelines – to protect … Continue reading
A nomination document was prepared over a 2 year period, with great help from Dr. George Francis, following the guide provided by UNESCO. The Nomination was submitted (June 2010) to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO). They directed their “Man … Continue reading