Making our Coasts Work: Healthy Oceans, Healthy Economies, Healthy Communities
David Suzuki Foundation and partners
Authored by: Anuradha Rao
Partners: Living Oceans Society, WWF Canada
Oceans and fresh water British Columbia, economics, protecting coastal waters, community and culture, marine protected areas (MPAs), water systems, conservation
Against its stunning backdrop, Canada’s Pacific coast supports a variety of industries important to the B.C. economy and to coastal communities. This report examines the important and often undervalued role that healthy ocean ecosystems provide to our economy. It demonstrates how investing in marine planning and protective measures are the best way to protect our economy and communities.
This report is part of a series on marine planning and protected areas.