Fri, 9 August 2019
Canada has announced the implementation of two new protected areas in the Arctic that will put their coastal ocean protection percentage up to 14%, which is above the 10% promised by the government by 2020.
One protected area will be a Marine Protected Area (320,000 square kilometers), which will protect the area from any industrial activity and the other protected area will be a Marine Conservation Area (108,000 square kilometers), which will allow little activity in the area.
Take a listen to the episode for more information on what the Protected Areas will keep safe.
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Direct download: SUFB_S854_CanadaProtectsArcticWithTwoNewProtectedAreas.mp3
Category:marine protected areas -- posted at: 1:00pm EST