A West Coast estuary resilience project involving a dozen First Nations partners, academics and government scientists studying climate impacts and solutions for vital tidal ecosystems is getting global attention.
While some kelp canopies in B.C.'s southern waters are withering with climate change, certain pockets are proving resilient and offer insights for the conservation and restoration of these critical hot spots of marine life.
Canada can turn the tide and deliver its long-promised underwater noise strategy with fast and effective regulations that will cut the clamour of human activity polluting oceans and harming marine life everywhere, say conservation groups.
Coastal First Nations are stressing urgency and more investment to offset the anticipated surge in oil tanker and shipping traffic in the Salish Sea once the Trans Mountain pipeline and Roberts Bank terminal expansion projects come online.