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Opinion: On World Oceans Day, ask: What if we could do it differently? – The Globe and Mail

Christine Smith-Martin is the CEO of Coastal First Nations.

If you’re someone who cares about our oceans, and not just on World Oceans Day, you know there is a lot to be concerned about. That is a good reason to draw attention to the many good people working hard to make things better. I want to share with you some of the good work being done in our corner of the world.

Coastal First Nations have some experience in this regard – our people have been living and thriving here on the West Coast of what is now Canada for more than 10,000 years before the pyramids were built in Egypt.

Our communities have been here since time immemorial. And as Coastal First Nations, it is our sacred responsibility to ensure coastal resources are managed for the long term. We do this work on behalf of our communities and on behalf of everyone who calls this place home.

Read More: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-world-oceans-day/

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