Muddying the Waters? The ‘Bounding Box Approach’ to Critical Habitat Identification
June 8, 2022
Wild Lands Advocate article by: Phillip Meintzer, AWA Conservation Specialist
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The Bounding Box Approach is an unusual new approach developed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada to designate critical habitat for aquatic species at risk. But it is hard to see how it will make any meaningful contribution to species at risk recovery, other than to add one more unnecessary level of complexity, confusion and expense.