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Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Aug 1, 2019 ...Meeting Canada’s marine conservation targets Canada has surpassed its marine conservation target of protecting ten percent of marine and coastal areas. Follow: Twitter @FishOceansCAN (Fisheries and Oceans Canada) @DFO_MAR (Maritimes) @DFO_NL (Newfoundland and Labrador) @DFO_Pacific (Pacific) Most requested Map of bioregions Marine protected areas (MPAs

Renewal of the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan

Jan 30, 2020 ... Clean energy FSDS goal and SDG 7 Affordable and clean energy: projects will use, when applicable, renewable energy sources during site remediation efforts and will encourage the establishment of clean energy facilities long term Healthy coasts and oceans FSDS goal and SDG 14 Protecting life below water: remediating aquatic contaminated sites will support

Climate Change - Gros Morne National Park

Jan 17, 2020 ... a natural solution for climate change. They help to conserve biodiversity, protect ecosystem services, connect landscapes, and capture and store carbon. By protecting our lands and oceans, we help fight and mitigate the effects of climate change. Lands and oceans act as carbon sinks, absorbing emissions that would otherwise heat our planet. They also provide refuge

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Sep 5, 2019 ...Coastal Environmental Baseline Program The Coastal Environmental Baseline Program is part of the national Oceans Protection Plan, launched on November 7, 2016. The program will provide $50.8 million over 5 years to collect comprehensive data on the state of 6 marine ecosystems in Canada. Purpose The program will study areas in the country that are deemed

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Aug 9, 2019 ... Ghost recovers 101 traps and nine kilometres of rope from the water in the Gulf of St. Lawrence 2019-07-24 Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release The well-being of the endangered North Atlantic right whale population is of great concern to Canadians and its protection is a significant priority for the Government of Canada. Government of Canada announces new

Reaching marine conservation targets

Nov 28, 2019 ... Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama reaffirmed their commitment to meet the global target of increasing the proportion of marine and coastal areas protected to 10 percent by 2020. They also committed to take concrete steps to substantially surpass these national goals in the coming years. The G7 Charlevoix Blueprint for Healthy Oceans, Seas

Climate change and protected areas - Science and conservation

Dec 18, 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

Next steps

Oct 15, 2019 ... communities: bolstering marine safety; strengthening emergency response; protecting oceans and the South Resident Killer Whale; and addressing the cumulative effects of the project. The accommodations will build on other government actions such as the Oceans Protection Plan (OPP) and the Whales Initiative. As the project proceeds, the government has a broad response

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

Physical modelling services

Feb 25, 2020 ... and environments. What we offer The NRC has the capacity to determine the performance of ships, marine structures and offshore structures in harsh ocean conditions. Reliable performance evaluation is vital to many sectors of industry as it is essential for ensuring safety and security, lowering operational costs and protecting the marine environment. The NRC pursues

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