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Marine Protected Areas (MPA) and networks

Areas established under the Oceans Act and networks of protected and conserved areas.

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About Marine Protected Areas

How Oceans Act MPAs conserve and protect marine species, habitats and ecosystems.

Conservation networks

Canada’s work to expand its network of marine protected and conserved areas.

Marine Protected Areas Protection Standard

Provide greater consistency and clarity on prohibited activities in federal MPAs.

Establishing new Marine Protected Areas

Process to establish new Oceans Act MPAs and list of areas of interest and study areas.

Marine Protected Areas across Canada

List of Oceans Act MPAs and associated information.

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