WWF-Canada

WWF-Canada

February 22, 2005 05:00 ET

Available for Comment - Dr. Robert Rangeley, WWF-Canada

Forum will provide Canada's best chance to restore the Eastern Scotian Shelf ecosystem. Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Environment Editor, News Editor, Science Editor HALIFAX, N.S.--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 22, 2005) -

Who: Dr. Robert Rangeley
Marine Program Director, Atlantic Region
World Wildlife Fund Canada

What: The Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management (ESSIM) Forum

When: February 22-23, 2005

Where: Halifax, N.S.

Why: Forum will provide Canada's best chance to restore the Eastern Scotian Shelf ecosystem.

Dr. Robert Rangeley, Marine Program Director, Atlantic Region, World Wildlife Fund Canada is available to comment on the Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management Forum held in Halifax, February 22-23, 2005.

Dr. Rangeley can speak about:

· How the ESSIM process is providing Canada's best chance to restore the Eastern Scotian Shelf ecosystem.
· How stakeholders from the fishing industry, government, conservation and coastal communities can work together to find solutions.
· How this Integrated Management model can be exported to other environmentally sensitive areas experiencing pressures between conservation and commercial uses such as the Grand Banks.

For more information or to arrange media interviews contact:
Coburn Maclean
Program Coordinator, World Wildlife Fund Canada
902-482-1105 x 0
IN: ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT, FISHERIES, POLITICS

Contact Information

  • Coburn Mclean, Program Coordinator, World Wildlife Fund Canada
    Primary Phone: 902-482-1105