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Protected areas

Jul 19, 2019 ...Protected areas National parks, Migratory Bird Sanctuaries, National Wildlife Areas and areas of marine protection. Follow: Facebook Services and information National parks Canada’s parks protect and present outstanding landscapes and wildlife. Find a park and plan a visit. Canada’s protected area in total numbers Trends and current numbers relating

Marine Protected Areas

Oct 1, 2019 ...Marine Protected Areas Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are an important part of the Government of Canada’s efforts to conserve and protect our oceans. Learn more about the scientifically proven benefits of MPAs and about the unique marine spaces that are protected through Fisheries and Ocean Canada’s MPAs. Transcript Planet Earth - lots of green… and lots

Marine Protected Area Networks

Oct 1, 2019 ...Marine Protected Area Networks Developing networks of marine protected areas (MPAs) is one way Canada is conserving biodiversity in our oceans, by identifying and protecting important and unique species, features, and ecosystems in our oceans. Networks help us take a broad view of interdependent components within an ecosystem, so that we can enhance

Global trends in protected areas

Sep 3, 2019 ...Global trends in protected areas Access PDF (586 kB) To conserve biodiversity and ecosystem services, nations are increasing the area they protect. This indicator provides a global overview of terrestrial and marine protected areas. Global results Global area protected Key results The June 2019 update of the Protected Planet Live Report showed that globally

Climate change and protected areas - Science and conservation

Nov 28, 2019 ...Climate change and protected areas Canada’s network of protected areas provide a natural solution for climate change by conserving biodiversity, protecting ecosystem services, connecting landscapes, capturing and storing carbon, building knowledge and understanding and inspiring people. By protecting our lands and oceans, we help fight and mitigate

The Gully Marine Protected Area (MPA)

Sep 18, 2019 ...The Gully Marine Protected Area (MPA) Note: Charts, diagrams and contact information on this website are provided for information purposes only and should not be used for fishing, navigation or other purposes. Please refer to the MPA Regulations or contact your regional Fisheries and Oceans Canada office for official coordinates. At-A-Glance At-A-Glance

Tuvaijuittuq Marine Protected Area

Aug 1, 2019 ...Tuvaijuittuq Marine Protected Area In collaboration with the Qikiqtani Inuit Association and the Government of Nunavut, we are proudly protecting Canada’s High Arctic. Tuvaijuittuq – meaning “the place where the ice never melts” – is heavily impacted by climate change and is expected to be one of the last places in the world to retain sea ice year round

Edéhzhíe Protected Area

Apr 16, 2019 ...Edéhzhíe Protected Area The Edéhzhíe Protected Area is in the Dehcho region of the Northwest Territories. It is home to many species. These include important species at risk such as woodland caribou. On this page Description Establishment Management Location Map Summary table Contact information Related links Description Edéhzhíe covers 14,218 square

Marine Protected Areas

Mar 28, 2019 ...Marine Protected Areas Enabling act(s): Oceans Act Description of the objective The Government of Canada has made a commitment to increase the protection of our marine and coastal environments to 10% by 2020. Regulations may be developed under the Oceans Act to designate certain areas of the sea as Marine Protected Areas. These areas can be designated

Anguniaqvia niqiqyuam Marine protected area

Oct 1, 2019 ...Anguniaqvia niqiqyuam Marine protected area Anguniaqvia niqiqyuam Marine protected area was designated on November 16, 2016, in Darnley Bay, near the community of Paulatuk, Northwest Territories. The first Marine protected area with conservation objectives based on traditional and Indigenous knowledge, Anguniaqvia niqiqyuam was identified as an ecologically

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