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Glass sponge. Photo © NOAA

Protection granted for local ancient undersea ecosystems

In recent decades, species of sponges thought to have gone extinct 100 million years ago have been found in B.C.’s coastal waters. They not only make these waters home, but they make homes for themselves and many other creatures. Now the federal government is moving to safeguard these rare organisms Read more →