What is high protection and why is it important?

John Meisner

The ocean is home to an unfathomable diversity of marine life and plays a crucial role in regulating the Earth's climate. Yet human activities like fishing, mining, and drilling continue to cause significant harm to these delicate ecosystems. This is where strong levels of marine protection come in — specifically highly or fully protected marine areas.

Image © Michele Roux / Ocean Image Bank

John Meisner

Image © Michele Roux / Ocean Image Bank

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John Meisner

Campaign Manager

John is a digital creative with a background in science. His passion for the natural world often has him in the backcountry of British Columbia where he spends his time adventuring on his bike or skis.

Whistler, Canada