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2023 Blue Park Awards
2023 Blue Park Awards
Awarding three Blue Parks — marine protected areas that meet science-based standards for outstanding conservation effectiveness — and one First Nation’s Blue Spark on the path to excellence.

Sunday 5 February 2023  |  6-7pm
Room 118-120  |  Vancouver Convention Center

Photo: Tavish Campbell
2023 Blue Park Awards
2023 Blue Park Awards
Awarding three Blue Parks — marine protected areas that meet science-based standards for outstanding conservation effectiveness — and one First Nation’s Blue Spark on the path to excellence.

Sunday 5 February 2023  |  6-7pm
Room 118-120  |  Vancouver Convention Center

Photo: Tavish Campbell

Less than 3% of the ocean is effectively protected. We need to protect at least 30% of the ocean to safeguard marine biodiversity and build ocean resilience.

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