Sep 132021

Key federal programs and activities that support the agreement include fisheries science, integrated fisheries management plans, offshore monitoring programs, implementation programs, and international negotiations to advance Canadian interests in internationally exploited fish stocks. 1.76 The various pieces of information we consulted do not provide sufficient indication of the state of marine oil pollution. While Transport Canada has made efforts to compile information from the various marine pollution prevention programs, it has provided only limited evidence that it has analyzed the problem, assessed the effectiveness of existing prevention and monitoring programs, or clearly defined the environmental outcomes that can be expected from these programs. 1.35 The effects of emissions of ozone-depleting substances do not respect geographical or judicial boundaries. Foreign emissions influence the ozone layer over Canada in the same way as domestic emissions. Solutions require international cooperation and action at the global level. 1.10 In addition to their growing number, international environmental agreements have also increased in volume and complexity. While previous agreements focused on a limited number of topics, the most recent agreements deal with a much wider range of topics. In addition, the terms of the most recent agreements are generally broader and stricter and cover a wider range of obligations.

Many other agreements and partnerships exist between the United States and its northern neighbour, Canada. .

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