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Shipping in MPAs report covers

Canada's existing marine protections do not adequately consider or mitigate the impacts of shipping, leaving marine life to contend with a number of stressors, including underwater noise, ship strikes, and vessel discharges, even in areas designated as protected. 

Author: West Coast Environmental Law, WWF Canada, East Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: February 2021
Regulating the West Coast Cruise Industry Cover

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been a once-in-a-century global tragedy, one of its unforeseen impacts was a welcome reprieve for marine and coastal ecosystems from the massive amount of cruise ship pollution that is discharged off the Pacific Coast of Canada each year.

Author: West Coast Environmental Law,
Publication Date: February 2021
Pages: 35