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Scientists discover new species and deep-sea mountains off B.C. coast, call for more protection

Canadian scientists who have discovered new ancient and fragile coral forests and potentially new species during an expedition to explore deep-sea mountains off the coast of British Columbia, say they want these “spectacular” sea wonders permanently protected. An expedition team »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Canada to protect deep-sea corals off east coast

Canada’s Fisheries Department plans to protect corals deep in the ocean off the coast of the eastern province of Nova Scotia. This comes at a time when corals around the world are bleaching and dying. Two canyons measuring 9,000 square »