Parents come together to protect biodiversity at COP15

For Our Kids Montreal parent Jennifer Smith and Gabrielle Spénard-Bernier, of Mères au Front had their op-ed published in the Montreal Gazette. 

"Parents, grandparents and all who care for children are, therefore, calling on leaders at all levels of government to be courageous to halt and reverse biodiversity loss. All governments — municipal, provincial, and federal — must seize this opportunity to show true leadership."

Read the full article here

Click here for more on what For Our Kids is doing during COP15, and how you can be part of the action. 


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