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).
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.
Best Practices and Procedures for Operationalizing Marine Protected Area Network Monitoring: Synthesis of Global Insights and Recommendations for British Columbia’s Northern Shelf Bioregion
Marine protected area networks (MPANs) are groups of marine protected areas that work together to [...]