Day: August 15, 2017

Boundaries set for Lancaster Sound, Nunavut, Canada’s largest area of protected ocean

The boundaries of what is now Canada’s largest marine conservation area have been announced by Ottawa, the government of Nunavut and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association. Protecting Tallurutiup Imanga, or Lancaster Sound, covers about 110,000 square kilometres of ocean — an area double the size of Nova Scotia — and represents almost […]