What We Offer
We work with our partners & network of world-renowned experts in coastal & marine management to facilitate open information sharing for greater impact
We value transparency, shared responsibility, flexibility and inclusiveness, and work towards building a shared vision with our government, industry, community partners, and the general public.
Planning and management in coastal and ocean spaces that is shared between local institutions and levels of government results in a more ecologically resilient coastline and ocean, improved water quality, reduced conflicts, and increased cooperation.
Helping our partners share their coastal and ocean data reduces duplication of efforts and results in better use of research efforts, saving time and money.
Sharing open data and information through collaborative Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) approaches increases certainty for coastal industries, contributes to resolving resource-use conflicts, and increases protection for coastal residents from storms and other climate change issues through more timely emergency response measures.
Through our collaborative approach to coastal and ocean planning, COINAtlantic is helping to transform ecosystem conservation initiatives and the sustainable use of coastal and marine resources in Atlantic Canada.