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Stronger Laws for Marine Mammals in Canada

Stronger Laws for Marine Mammals
Subject: 
Marine mammals, oceans, MPAs
Author: 
Linda Nowlan
Maryann Watson
Summary: 

Canada has no shortage of legal tools to protect marine mammals: marine protected areas (MPAs), species protection, and regulations for marine mammal viewing. Of the six laws governing marine protected areas, five provide the legal authority to restrict commercial fishing and vessel traffic within MPAs. West Coast Environmental Law is working to strengthen these legal tools and their implementation.

Publication Date: 
April 8, 2019
Publication Format: 
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