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Tag: marine protected areas

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Ellesmere Island

Connecting marine protected areas in Canada’s Arctic

Polar bear, beluga whales, narwhal and other iconic species share the vast and beautiful Canadian Arctic. But that’s not all they have in common. They’re also constantly on the move — whether on land... Read More
Polar bear, beluga whales, narwhal and other iconic species share the vast and beautiful Canadian Arctic. But that’s not...
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The Nunavut hamlet of Taloyoak at sunrise

The tiny town of Taloyoak is an Arctic inspiration

UPDATE: FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PROJECT IN TALOYOAK, NU NABS $500,000 PRIZE  For the Inuktitut version, please click here. Perched on the edge of Aviqtuuq, also known as the Boothia Peninsula, the Nunavut hamlet of Taloyoak... Read More
UPDATE: FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PROJECT IN TALOYOAK, NU NABS $500,000 PRIZE  For the Inuktitut version, please click here. Perched on...
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Grey water dumping threatens ocean health and people

Chronic industrial pollution and climate change are transforming our oceans and helping drive a global biodiversity crisis. Among the many sources of ocean pollution, none are as prevalent — or as solvable — as “grey water” from ships. It’s a... Read More
Chronic industrial pollution and climate change are transforming our oceans and helping drive a global biodiversity crisis. Among the many...
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Will our marine protected areas adapt to a changing climate?

New study finds that Canada should do more to ensure MPAs are effective well into the future   By Aurelie Cosandey-Godin A few weeks ago, delegates from around the world gathered in Montreal to... Read More
New study finds that Canada should do more to ensure MPAs are effective well into the future   By...
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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. Read More
Tthe recently completed Marine Planning Partnership (MaPP) plan for BC’s coast sets out recommendations to sustainably manage 102,000 km2...
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Protecting the Great Bear Sea for Generations to Come

British Columbia's provincial government and First Nations recognize the ecological, cultural and economic value of the Great Bear Sea and B.C.’s north coast region. They’re working on an ambitious marine plan that will provide... Read More
British Columbia's provincial government and First Nations recognize the ecological, cultural and economic value of the Great Bear Sea...
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The Gully: An East Coast Natural Wonder Turns 10

Some 200km off the coast of Nova Scotia lies one of Canada’s natural wonders – an underwater canyon that dwarfs the Grand Canyon! This canyon is called the Sable Gully and it’s actually the... Read More
Some 200km off the coast of Nova Scotia lies one of Canada’s natural wonders – an underwater canyon that...
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