Tag: marine protected areas
More, better, faster: three words that will help Canada reach its ocean protection goals
Bettina Saier Vice-president, oceansDecember 18, 2015
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.
David Miller November 23, 2015
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: A foundation for future marine protected areas
Mike Ambach May 14, 2015
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.