Charting coastal currents highlights the concerns and hopes of coastal British Columbians, gathered during a 2015 tour of a dozen communities in the traditional territories of 12 First Nations. The report features the words of coastal residents to make a compelling case for considering environmental rights as a foundation for human rights. It calls on all levels of government to enact policies that protect a healthy environment and offers recommendations concerning marine planning and climate change, implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations and re-instating legal environmental protections in Canadian laws.

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