Eastern Canyons Marine Refuge Established
Almost 44,000 square kilometres of the North Atlantic along the Eastern Scotian Shelf has been established as a deep-water conservation area located offshore Nova Scotia.
The Eastern Canyons marine refuge is located approximately 70 kilometres east of Sable Island and extends to the 200-mile limit, the edge of Canada’s Exclusive Economic Zone. It is adjacent to the Gully Marine Protected Area.
“Through engagement with the Province of Nova Scotia, Indigenous organizations and local ...