Content tagged “oceans”

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  • Marine Protected Areas 101

    Science and experience have taught us key design principles to help make marine protected areas most effective. The most fundamental ones are summarized in this one-page report. Read our full report on Marine Protected Areas.... More »

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  • How radioactive is our ocean?

    Since the devastating tsunami and earthquake that triggered the Fukushima nuclear disaster nearly three years ago, we've been asked many questions by concerned Canadians about the spread of radiation to West Coast waters, ecosystems and food sources. More »

    Healthy Oceans

  • Deep sea vents: corridors from Earth's core

    The B.C. seafloor — such as the glass sponge reefs in Hecate Strait and the Southern Strait of Georgia, and other important cold-water coral communities supporting deep-dwelling groundfish such as halibut and many species of rockfish — need safeguarding More »

    Healthy Oceans

  • It's time to end the sewage treatment war in Victoria

    The Victoria sewage debate has been swirling for decades, but it's the same anti-treatment advocates sowing seeds of discontent. More than 80 per cent of citizens in the CRD support sewage treatment. The current proposal may not be a perfect plan, but it is a long overdue one. Continuing to delay action can only put our health and our ecosystem's health in further peril. More »

    Healthy Oceans

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