Services and information
Canada’s plan to reach its domestic and international marine conservation targets.
Canada’s achievements to date in protecting and conserving our marine and coastal areas.
Details of marine protected areas and other effective area-based conservation measures contributing to the 10% target.
Map of marine areas that are protected across the country.
Learn more on the National Advisory Panel on Marine Protected Area Standards.
What we are doing
- Canada surpasses its international target of 10 percent protection of marine and coastal areas
- New marine protected area in Tuvaijuittuq
- Canada Announces New Standards for Protecting Our Oceans
- New marine protected area off Newfoundland and Labrador
Oceans Protection Plan
Canada has the world's longest coastline, and our water is one of our most important resource.
Marine protected areas and areas of interest for ocean protection.
State of the Atlantic Ocean
Learn about the current status and trends of Canada’s diverse Atlantic Ocean ecosystems.
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