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Evolution of Marine Protected Areas Globally and in Canada

Evolution of MPAs
Subject: 
Marine Protected Areas, Oceans Act
Author: 
Linda Nowlan
Summary: 

Canada's federal government has made commitments to protect 5% of our ocean space by 2017, and 10% by 2020 – but how much progress is actually being made to meet those goals? And how does marine protection in Canada compare to similar efforts around the world?

This timeline captures some of the key developments in marine protection, both in Canada and around the globe.

Publication Date: 
May 1, 2017
Publication Pages: 
2
Publication Format: 
PDF