Canada has the longest coastline in the world, and a marine area that is half the size of our country. But our marine ecosystems tend to be out of sight and out of mind. And now, they are in serious trouble.
We have protected less than 1% of Canada's marine waters. Canada is also home to some of the largest and most intact freshwater lakes on Earth in Georgian Bay, Lake Superior, Lake Winnipeg, Great Slave Lake and Great Bear Lake. Our freshwater ecosystems are in trouble too.
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