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Prioritizing threat management strategies to ensure long-term resilience of the Fraser River Estuary

By January 10, 2021January 20th, 2021No Comments
Institution: University of British Columbia, University of Victoria
Theme: Environmental change, Human activity
Area of Vulnerability: Coastal communities, Marine ecosystems/living resources

Principal investigator

Tara Martin, University of British Columbia
Julia Baum, University of Victoria

Call

Cycle II, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. Projects

British Columbia’s Fraser River Estuary (FRE) provides valuable goods and services to the people of Canada and abroad. The project is undertaking a priority threat management assessment to identify the management actions required to reduce key threats to the Fraser River Estuary in order to ensure its long-term resilience. The research is focused on the identification of the key management actions needed to respond to these threats, and emerging risks.