Preserving the environment of the Halifax Harbour

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Published by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 2000. in Halifax, N.S .

Written in English

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  • Water quality -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax Harbour.,
  • Fishery resources -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax Harbour.,
  • Environmental protection -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax Harbour.,
  • Halifax Harbour (N.S.) -- Environmental conditions.

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Statementedited by Andre Ducharme.
ContributionsDucharme, Andre., Canada. Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans., Halifax (N.S. : Regional municipality)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, [217] p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19361632M
ISBN 100662288696

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"Proceedings of the workshop: Preserving the environment of the Halifax Harbour: a discussion of the regulatory overlaps, the potential for integration of all marine and freshwater resource management, and the identification of opportunities for the conservation and restoration of fish and wildlife habitats and aesthetic values in the Halifax Harbour; held in Halifax, Nova.

Preserving the Environment of Halifax Harbour, Workshop #1, was held on March(Appendix A). The first day-and-a-half of the workshop consisted of sessions in which papers were presented under the following topics: (1) Halifax Harbour – An Ecological Entity; (2) Anthropogenic Stresses; (3) The Regulatory Environment.

harbour." in Ducharme, A (ed.) Preserving the Environment of Halifax Harbour, The Proceedings of Fisheries and Ocean Canada (DFO) and Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) Workshop No.1; pp 13 H.B. Nicolls, Ed, () Investigation of Marine Environmental Quality in Halifax Harbour.

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