Marine protected areas (MPAs), areas of interest (AOIs) and other measures

What the Government of Canada is doing to protect our oceans.

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Marine protected areas (MPAs) and their regulations

Protection of important fish and marine mammal habitats and endangered marine species.

Areas of interest (AOIs)

Areas that contain ecologically-sensitive land or species that need extra protection.

Other effective area-based conservation measures

Canada’s approach to identifying other effective area-based conservation measures.

Integrated oceans management

Activities to manage our marine boundaries.

Cold-water coral and sponge reef conservation

Canada's approach to conserving cold-water corals and sponges.

What we are doing

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