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Health of the Salish Sea Ecosystem Report

Looking ahead

The next Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference Exitwill be held in April 2018.

Health of the Salish Sea Ecosystem Report

About this Report

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The Health of the Salish Sea Report is a collaboration between EPA and Environment and Climate Change Canada Exit


Watershed Map

Map of Salish Sea watershed.
Salish Sea watershed map courtesy of Western Washington University.

Ecosystem Indicators

What's an Ecosystem Indicator?

blood pressure guageIt's a gauge or point of reference - like your blood pressure is a gauge of your body's overall health. We can learn about an ecosystem's overall health by studying certain plants, animals, and other environmental indicators.


Sustainable Perspectives

Throughout this report you will see references to "sustainable perspectives" which are based on traditional ecological knowledge. This knowledge is built over generations as people learn from the land and the sea they depend on for their food, materials, and culture. Learn more about traditional knowledge


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