Glass sponge reefs: New marine protected areas, 1 of 12
British Columbia’s prehistoric glass sponge reefs are an international treasure. Found in Hecate Strait and the Southern Strait of Georgia, these fragile reefs provide vital habitat to a wide range of marine animals including endangered rockfish, but are very sensitive to disturbances. Learn more about this area and discover eleven other proposed marine protected areas at the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) British Columbia Chapter website.
Add your voice to CPAWS British Columbia reach the goal of 12,000 people supporting this message to the Federal Government to establish 12 new marine protected areas by the end of 2012.Tweet