The Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative (BRI)

The Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative (BRI), lead by Ruth Simons, is one step closer to shedding parts of the region’s industrial past in exchange for an environmentally friendly and sustainable approach to economic growth. On October 18, Metro Vancouver’s Climate Action Committee voted unanimously to back the Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative. Read more …. https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/howe-sound-unesco-biosphere-initiative-one-step-closer-to-reality/ar-AAJ2fyG…

8 More Glass Sponge Reef Refuges Created in Howe Sound

WE DID IT – THE GLASS SPONGE REEFS IN HOWE SOUND ARE PROTECTED!! March 6, 2019: Marine Life Sanctuaries Society and the Underwater Council of British Columbia are incredibly pleased and proud to learn that our hard work, dedication and commitment to protect the delicate glass sponge reefs in Howe Sound has come to fruition…

Halkett Bay Provincial Marine Park Expansion

Mary Polak, Environment Minister: B.C.’s Howe Sound is the only place in the world where a glass sponge reef can be safely studied by scientists. The extension of Halkett Bay Marine Park protects and preserves this international treasure.” Jordan Sturdy, Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Literacy and the Environment for the Minister of Environment, and MLA…