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Northeast Newfoundland marine refuge should be exempt from oil and gas development –WWF-Canada

St. John’s, NL, September 6, 2019 – Last week, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) put out a Call for Nominations in the Northeast Newfoundland Slope Closure — a marine refuge counting towards Canada’s marine protection targets. This nomination process helps the C-NLOPB determine what sites can be...
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Canada exceeds international commitments in marine protection, ahead of 2020 deadline

OTTAWA, August 1, 2019 — The Canadian government has surpassed its commitment to protect at least 10 per cent of its oceans before 2020. This achievement is the result of significant collaboration between Indigenous communities, the Canadian government, conservation organizations, communities and industries. The David Suzuki Foundation, Canadian Parks...
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