MPA Showcase Across Canada’s Three Oceans: The Atlantic

The intricate deep-sea ecosystem of the Laurentian Channel, housing species such as cold-water corals, sea anemones, sea pens, fish species and larger aquatic life

With the longest coastline in the world and a motto of A Mari Usque Ad Mare or “From Sea to Sea,” Canada has a vested interest in protecting its marine resources. 14 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and 4 National Marine Conservation Areas (NMCAs) have been implemented to preserve a healthy marine environment, support cultural and socioeconomic facets of local communities and the nation as a whole.

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