Tag: marine spatial planning
See Canada’s oceans as they’ve never been seen before
Bettina Saier Vice-president, oceansJuly 13, 2016
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.
Settling into my new role in Inuvik
Sue Herbert December 16, 2010
The Mackenzie River crossing is open - that is, it is frozen hard. I know because today I could find lemongrass, fresh basil and wonderful pears at Arctic Foods. The price of which you do not want to know. Trucks are on the Dempster Highway again.
Cultivating growth in Canada’s ocean economy: Smart planning would lead to jobs and safeguards for the environment
Andrew Dumbrille Senior Specialist, Sustainable ShippingDecember 1, 2010
It’s a fairly unconventional headline for an environmental group like WWF to write. Promoting growth is usually left up to industry or government. In this case WWF has gotten onto this particular bandwagon because we’ve found that the core principles, of what planners are calling Marine Spatial Planning, lead to ecosystem-friendly co-ordination of human activities at sea and smart, sustainable use of resources.
Gwaii Haanas: From standoff to marine management
Guest Blogger November 25, 2010
I made the move to Haida Gwaii, a small island chain off the coast of northern British Columbia, nearly six years ago. Growing up along the shores of Lake Huron in central Ontario, I thought I knew about living near water.