Canada Vows to Protect 10% of Coastline: NDP Resolution Passes!

2-01-13 Resolution on Coastal and Marine Area Protection Submitted by Dartmouth—Cole Harbour WHEREAS, Canada has the longest coastline in the world and Canadians expect and deserve healthy oceans and marine areas for present and future generations. BE IT RESOLVED, that the following clause be added to section 2.1 of the policy book. New Democrats believe in: – Canada’s commitment to protect at least 10% of coastal and marine areas by 2020 as committed to under the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. http://blogs.canoe.ca/davidakin/environment/ndp-convention-2-01-13-resolution-on-coastal-and-marine-area-protection/#.UWlxsT6MgbQ.twitter

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