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CPAWS believes that conservation should be based on sound science. That's why CPAWS researchers and affiliates are staying on the cutting edge of conservation biology. Here are some of our recent reports.

Archives for oceans

Science-based Guidelines for Marine Protected Areas and MPA Networks in Canada: Quick Reference - 2011

A quick overview of the Science-based Guidelines for Marine Protected Areas and MPA Networks in Canada

Lancaster Sound Backgrounder - 2009

CPAWS applauds the December 2009 announcement that the Inuit, Nunavut Government, and the federal government have agreed to launch a feasibility study towards establishing a Parks Canada National Marine Conservation Area in Lancaster Sound, one of the richest marine ecosystems in the Canadian Arctic.

Canadian Wilderness, Spring 2011 - 2011

Protecting Canada's oceans and great freshwater lakes

  • The good and bad news about marine protection
  • Twelve new marine protected areas we’d like to see by the end of 2012.
Seachoice card - Canada’s Seafood Guide - 2008

Download this wallet-sized card and use it to make sustainable seafood choices.

Special Marine Areas in Newfoundland and Labrador - 2009

Areas of Interest in our Marine Backyards.

Marine Biodiversity Report - 2008
Wild Waters - Marine Conservation - 1999

Conserving Marine Biodiversity

Myth and Madness - 2008

A booklet summarizing the challenges and opportunities in progress towards Canada’s commitment to a national network of MPAs by 2012

BC’s Glass Sponge Reefs, Jurassic Park Submerged - 2009

CPAWS information brochure about BC'S Glass Sponge Reefs.

A New Climate for Conservation: Nature Carbon and Climate Change in BC - January 2010

A New Climate for Conservation: Nature, Carbon and Climate Change in British Columbia explores the role of nature conservation in a climate action strategy for ecological adaptation (Part 1) and ecological mitigation
(Part 2), with the key recommendation to develop a comprehensive and integrated Nature Conservation and Climate Action Strategy for the Province of British Columbia. This report was commissioned by the Working Group on Biodiversity, Forests and Climate, an alliance of Environmental Non-governmental Organizations (ENGOs) including: B.C. Spaces for Nature, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, David Suzuki Foundation, ForestEthics, Land Trust Alliance of B.C., West Coast Environmental Law, and Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative.

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