Protecting oceans

Marine conservation targets, bioregions and protected areas, network planning, oceans management, World Oceans Day.


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Meeting Canada’s marine conservation targets

The Government of Canada is committed to reaching its marine conservation targets.

Coastal Restoration Fund

Funding for projects that help restore coastal aquatic habitats.

Marine protected area networks

The Government of Canada is working to expand its network of marine protected areas.

Marine protected areas, areas of interest and other measures

What the Government of Canada is doing to protect our oceans.

Integrated oceans management

Activities carried out by the federal government to manage Canada’s marine estate.

Cold-water coral and sponge reef conservation

The Government of Canada's approach to cold-water coral and sponge conservation.

World Oceans Day

What you can do to help protect our oceans.

Protecting our coasts

We are protecting coasts and waterways, while growing the economy, for future generations.

What we are doing

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