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.
Marine Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas: Opportunities and recommendations for realizing Canada’s commitments to reconciliation and marine conservation
This report summarizes the key constraints for advancing marine IPCAs in Canada as shared by individuals working to establish IPCAs within First Nations and federal government agencies.
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).
Working for Our Country: A review of the economic and social benefits of Indigenous land and sea management
This report explores the wide-ranging economic and social benefits derived from Indigenous land and sea management initiatives, specifically through ranger groups and Indigenous Protected Areas across Australia.
This article discusses the small Arctic community of Taloyoak and its' nomination for a $500,000 Arctic Inspiration Prize nomination for a food sovereignty project.
This report examines 16 different governance models (global and local) for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and provides an overview of lessons learned.
Healthy Oceans, Vibrant Coastal Communities: Strengthening the Oceans Act Marine Protected Areas’ Establishment Process
This report provides recommendations to the federal government on strengthening the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Establishment process.
This is a final report from the National Advisory Panel on Marine Protected (MPA) on Protection Standards for federal MPAs.