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No oil and gas in marine protected areas is a big win for whales
Fragile marine ecosystems in Canada will finally get the protection they need.

Salmon: an iconic species under threat
Salmon have huge cultural and economic significance to Canadians, yet our country’s salmon populations are in trouble. Here are some of the biggest threats facing salmon and what WWF-Canada is doing to help.

Become an Afishionado: Sustainable Seafood Choices
Fish is in high demand as a superfood rich in omega-3 fatty acids, but the oceans may not be able to keep up the supply because of unsustainable fishing practices. Learn how your seafood choices can meet the ocean’s health goals as well as your own.

Celebrate Canada’s oceans at your local fish counter
Last week, WWF and a broad coalition of NGO’s and industry hosted an event on Parliament Hill calling on Canada to mark March 18 as National Sustainable Seafood Day to celebrate the incredible diversity of life in our waters, the contribution they make to our economy, and to better understand what’s being done – and what needs to be done – to ensure people and this hugely important part of our planet continue to thrive.

Are marine protected areas a solution for protecting Canada’s marine life?
The ocean is at risk - we know it is - and not enough is being done about it. Here's what we can do.