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Indigenous-led conservation signals path forward for Canada's first marine protected area network

The Gwaii Haanas National Marine Conservation Area Reserve, also a Haida Heritage Site, is a prominent example of Indigenous-led, co-operatively managed marine protected areas (MPAs) in Canada, write Ross Jameson, an ocean conservation manager with the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and Stephanie Hewson, staff lawyer at West Coast Environmental Law.

We desperately need to be talking about food sovereignty

Dawn Morrison has dedicated a large part of her life to educating around the unsustainability of the global food industry, which moved from local place-based foods and traditional harvesting, hunting and fishing after the industrial revolution. She says COVID19 should be a massive wake up call for people to stop placing profit over people, and to return to ways that nurture food sovereignty.

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