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Are Canada’s marine protection plans at sea?
As other countries surge ahead with marine protection, Canada has a long way to go to meet its targets.

See Canada’s oceans as they’ve never been seen before
WWF-Canada launches a powerful new data-visualization tool to demonstrate what’s really going on in our oceans. It’s free online and can be easily customized.

Extremely loud and incredibly close: seismic tests in Atlantic Canada will hurt endangered whales 
The Sable Gully celebrates its 10th Anniversary as a Marine Protected Area in May 2014. But this safe haven could soon be under threat by loud seismic exploration for oil and gas, blasting away years of efforts to protect one of Canada’s most incredible undersea environments.

Near impossible…but not in Newfoundland!
Newfoundland’s only commercial cod fishery is back on the map following an announcement that it has entered full assessment against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard, the world’s best for sustainable and well-managed fisheries.

Great White Lydia hanging out in Newfoundland
Lydia is the name of a great white shark that has been roaming Newfoundland’s south coast (only 20-30 km off Placentia Bay) for the past several days.