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More, better, faster: three words that will help Canada reach its ocean protection goals
News emerged this week that Canada will increase the portion of Canada’s marine and coastal areas that are protected to 5% by 2017 and 10% by 2020.

Tanker ban will help safeguard B.C.’s north coast, but marine management plans need attention now.
On Friday, November 13, 2015, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released a mandate letter that seeks to place a moratorium on oil tanker traffic off B.C.’s north coast.

MaPP: Collaborating to support healthy oceans
The MaPP plans open up a space in which a wider set of values can collaborate with the shared goal of supporting healthy oceans.

MaPP: A foundation for future marine protected areas
Tthe recently completed Marine Planning Partnership (MaPP) plan for BC’s coast sets out recommendations to sustainably manage 102,000 km2 of Canada’s Pacific Coast, stretching from Northern Vancouver Island to the Alaska border.

CN Tower Climb: 11 conservation successes over 25 years
April 25th & 26th is the 25th Anniversary of the CN Tower Climb for WWF. Together – we’ve accomplished a lot in 25 years!