Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Opportunities to improve and integrate coastal water quality monitoring in Nova Scotia
Coastal water quality (CWQ) has been identified as a priority issue in the development of a Sustainable Coastal Development Strategy for Nova Scotia. While a host of different monitoring programs currently contribute to ...
Nonpoint source pollution and diadromous fish restoration: An analysis of coastal watershed management strategies and their effectiveness
Human development has had damaging effects on coastal watersheds and estuarine environments worldwide. This paper considers the impacts of nonpoint source pollution (NPS) on these environments. Urbanization and agricultural ...
Environmental function analysis as a beach management tool: The Eastern shore of Nova Scotia Canada
Globally, sandy beaches are in a state of accelerated erosion and degradation due to various anthropogenic and natural stressors imposed on these complex coastal systems. In Nova Scotia, protection of sandy beaches has ...
A review of the planned shipping activity for the Baffinland Mary River Project: assessing the hazards to marine mammals and migratory birds, and identifying gaps in proposed mitigation measures
Exploration for minerals, oil, and natural gas, as well as their exploitation and transportation, is heavily reliant on marine transportation. Global demand for these natural resources, as well as a rise in Arctic warming ...
Engaging stakeholders in marine conservation planning: Recommendations for moving forward with a bioregional marine protected area network on the Scotian Shelf
It is widely recognized that engaging stakeholders in marine protected area (MPA) network planning is critical for ensuring the long-term success of this conservation tool. Participatory decision-making leads to smoother ...
Linking people to places: evaluating the methodology of collecting human-use data from conservation and protection officers for coastal marine protected area planning in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia’s coastal habitats and marine resources are vital to the province’s economy, identity, and well-being. Increasing human populations and associated pressures, however, are threatening these resources. A key ...