This webpage provides an overview of the Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Northern Shelf Bioregion which extends from the top of Vancouver Island (Quadra Island / Bute Inlet) and reaches north to the Canada-Alaska border.
Narwhal Story on Sipmcw IPCA: ‘It is so beautiful’: rare inland rainforest in BC declared Indigenous protected area
This story from the Narwhal covers how the Simpcw First Nation unilaterally declared the creation of a new protected area in the Raush River watershed under Indigenous law (British Columbia).
This video from CNN provides a brief overview of Gitdisdzu Lugyeks (Kitasu Bay) Marine Protected Area (MPA) declared by the Kitasoo Xai'xais Nation (British Columbia).
This media story from Coastal First Nations covers the landmark agreement between the province of BC and First Nations to appoint Coastal Guardian Watchmen with provincial authority.
This article in The Conversation explores how Moberly First Nations are taking the lead in conservation efforts to revive the population of caribou and restore cultural traditions. I
News Release: Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation Declares New Gitdisdzu Lugyeks (Kitasu Bay) Marine Protected Area On Great Bear Coast
This news release from the Kitasoo Xai'xais Nation announces the New Gitdisdzu Lugyeks (Kitasu Bay) Marine Protected Area on the Great Bear Coast (British Columbia).