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Protected Areas

Canada is home to some of the largest and most intact wilderness in the world and yet only a very small proportion of those areas are legally protected. Canada recently signed on to a target to protect 17 per cent of land and 10 per cent of oceans by 2020 under the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity.

What land is protected and what isn’t has significant implications for natural resource industries, species at risk, the protection of water and the recognition of Indigenous rights and title.

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