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Marine transport activity in the vicinity of the St Anns Bank area of interest: potential impact on conservation objectives
The St Anns Bank area of interest (AOI) on the Eastern Scotian Shelf was announced in June 2011 and will be designated as the next marine protected in Atlantic Canada. The AOI is intersected by dense commercial vessel ...
Risk vs. public reaction in marine oil spills: a case study analysis of six Atlantic Canadian marine vessel-sourced oil related incidents
Marine vessel-sourced oil related (MVSOR) incidents represent a potential threat to marine organisms and ecosystems in Atlantic Canada. The management of these incidents must involve management of the objective risks ...
Assessing and managing the ecological risk to leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) from marine oil pollution in Atlantic Canada
The critically endangered leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) migrates annually into Canadian waters. The species has been listed under the Canadian Species at Risk Act (2002) since 2003. The act legally requires ...
Putting People First: Using the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach to Develop a Culturally Relevant Salmon Fishery Management Plan
First Nations in Canada interact with the fishery with distinct sets of rights and values. In Atlantic Canada the current management system, administered by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, operates under assumed neo-liberal ...
Incorporating concerns of coastal communities in planning and management: The case study of Port Joli and lessons learned from the Eastport Marine Protected Areas
Marine environment and resources are experiencing the degradation in Canada. Since Oceans Act was established in 1996, the Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has tried to engage a broader view of participatory governance. ...
APPLYING AN ECOSYSTEM-BASED RISK MANAGEMENT APPROACH TO THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EELGRASS BEDS AND OYSTER AQUACULTURE AT MULTIPLE SPATIAL SCALES IN EASTERN NEW BRUNSWICK, ATLANTIC CANADA.
Both eelgrass beds (Zostera marina) and the American Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) are indigenous to Atlantic Canadian coastal waters and are equally recognized as ecological engineers. However, recent eelgrass cover ...