Salish Sea Bioregional Watershed Community

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WE THE PEOPLE OF THE SALISH SEA BIOREGIONAL WATERSHED COMMUNITY

in order to form a healthier, happier and more enlightened Bioregional Watershed Community, one in which All Human & Non-Human Animals have plentiful Pure Water to Drink,Clean Air to Breathe and Truly Healthy Wholesome Food to Eat

PROCLAIM THE FOLLOWING

— ARTICLE I —
THE SALISH SEA

including all her tributary rivers,creeks, aquifers and uplands are hereby remembered, recognized and proclaimed to be SALISH SEA MARINE SANCTUARYNorth America’s 1stBioregional Marine Sanctuary — ARTICLE II — OUR VISION RestoreNatural Animal Populationsthroughout Our Bioregionto more than 50%of Historic Levelsas Soon as Possible

— ARTICLE III —
SALISH SEAMARINE SANCTUARY FOUNDATIONAL STANDARDS

We agree that the Water & Wildlife-related Ethos, Standards of Conduct and Management Practices of Mnišóše Bioregional Sanctuary shall in all respects meet or exceed those commonly implemented during the last 40 years in and around the 14 existing U.S. National Marine Sanctuaries — ARTICLE IV — BIOREGIONAL CO-GOVERNANCE We call upon the People & Governments of Coast Salish Nations, British Columbia & Washington State to work together for the benefit ofAll Life and timely implement this Proclamation by the People

—ARTICLE V —
4 CORNERSTONES OF THE SALISH SEA MARINE SANCTUARY BIOREGIONAL PARADIGM SHIFT

(to be accomplished as soon as possible relative to baseline year 2020) Reduce pollution to our Bioregion’s Earth, Water & Air by more than 50%.Provide more than 50% of our Bioregion’s Energy Usage from Solar Sources.Produce more than 50% of our Bioregional Foods in a Certified Organic & Ethical Manner.Enhance more than 50% of our Bioregion’s Lands & Waters re: Natural Animal Habitat

— ARTICLE VI —
We hereby proclaim the Salish Sea’s Salt Waters to be SALISH SEA CETACEAN SANCTUARY An International Wildlife Refuge for Whales, Orcas, Dolphins & Porpoises

— ARTICLE VII —
HENCEFORTH, THE FOLLOWING 8 THINGS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN, ABOVE OR UNDER THE SALISH SEA BIOREGIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
Open Net-Pen Fish Factories (e.g. Atlantic Salmon) • Trophy Hunting • Genetically Modified Organisms• Neonicitinoids • Glyphosate • Fracking Operations • Tropo-Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering• MegaTanker Trafficking of Petrochemicals or Other Hazardous Materials in amounts or types exceeding those in 2012, transitioning thereafter to a Hazardous Material Tanker-free Salish Sea by 2023

— ARTICLE VIII —
SALISH SEA COASTAL TRAIL

We agree that the time has come for our Bioregional Watershed Community to timely design and co-create a contiguous Salish Sea Coastal Trail encircling the Salish Sea. The Salish Sea Coastal Trail (including animal-friendly SkyTrail segments) shall be designed such that natural animal populations may also live and enjoy their lives along the Salish Sea Coastal Trail and Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary Shoreline Areas.

We are mostly water!
We have it in our power to purify our world anew!