Safeguarding B.C.'s Coastal Waters: Marine protected areas for fishing, tourism and communities cover

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Marine protected areas safeguard our natural treasures, as well as coastal economies. A vast majority of British Columbians are asking for greater marine protection in the Canadian Pacific. Political and financial commitments are needed to meet Canada's national and international commitments to establish a network of marine protected areas by 2020.

Part of a series of reports on marine planning and protected areas. Read more: