The Canadian Press

2015-06-01 | Marine Protected Areas

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A new report on marine conservation efforts in Canada says the country is severely lacking in the quantity and quality of its protection for ocean ecosystems. The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says policies around marine protected areas are too weak to be effective. Spokeswoman Sabine (sa-BEE'-na) Jessen says ocean conservation lags behind protections given to ecosystems on land. (The organization says marine protected areas cover only one per cent of Canada's ocean territory.)

Date: 2015-06-01
Placeline: Undated.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << on the land we don't allow hydroelectric development logging Mining and protect so why do we have that the double standard when it comes to the ocean >>


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