The Marine Plan Partnership (MaPP) has published the Zoning Framework in Marine Policy journal.  The Zoning Framework was successfully used to zone 102,000 square km in the North Pacific Coast of British Columbia. The flexible framework was adapted and applied across four distinct sub-regions and for an effective regional approach to decision making for both First Nations and the provincial government.

Open Access article available in Marine Policyclick here

Photo: Jon McCormack

Humback Whale in British Columbia off the coast of the Great Bear Rainforest in Canada. The 21-million-acre Great Bear Rainforest is the largest coastal temperate rainforest on Earth.