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January 15, 2021

First-of-its-kind Marine Mammal Desk

The Canadian Coast Guard launched a first-of-its-kind Marine Mammal Desk co-located within the CCG’s Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centre in Sidney, British Columbia. The new Marine Mammal Desk will report whale sightings in real time and advise vessel traffic by providing enhanced situational awareness of the activities of Southern Resident Killer Whales and other […]

First-of-its-kind Marine Mammal Desk
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Creation of the Montreal Climate Partnership
December 10, 2020

Creation of the Montreal Climate Partnership

The Port of Montreal and Énergir (Green Marine participant and partner) are among the major stakeholders taking part in the newly created Montreal Climate Partnership (MCP). It was formed after Montreal unveiled its Climate Plan this past December to become carbon-neutral by reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) by 55% by 2030 (compared to the 1990 baseline […]

Important contribution to the Quiet Vessel Initiative
November 9, 2020

Important contribution to the Quiet Vessel Initiative

Transport Canada has announced a $2.5 million financial contribution under the Quiet Vessel Initiative, a research program that aims to reduce vessel noise that disrupts underwater acoustics and can disturb and even harm marine species. The investment will help to establish and operate a new Marine Acoustics Research Station in the St. Lawrence Estuary to […]

Georgia Strait Alliance’s 30th anniversary
October 13, 2020

Georgia Strait Alliance’s 30th anniversary

Georgia Strait Alliance is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a virtual journey through time and place on November 19th, 2020. Learn GSA’s origin story through the voices of people who were there, like one of the brave folks who swam the 29 km across the Georgia Strait in the 1990s to raise awareness about the […]

Great Lakes Plastic Clean Up
October 7, 2020

Great Lakes Plastic Clean Up

Georgian Bay Forever, a Green Marine supporter, is the most recent organization to join the Great Lakes Plastic Clean Up initiative launched in September by the Council of the Great Lakes Region. Through the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup initiative, CGLR, working alongside its project partners, will spearhead and support the largest single deployment of two […]

WWF-Canada’s Living Planet Report 2020
September 11, 2020

WWF-Canada’s Living Planet Report 2020

WWF-Canada has reassessed its resources, operations and activities as part of a new 10-year concerted effort to achieve greater sustainability of wildlife populations and healthier ecosystems for everyone. The refocus follows its flagship publication of The Living Planet Report Canada (LPRC) 2020. The research indicates that populations of Canadian species assessed at risk across the […]

Graphite Innovation and Technologies awarded a 2.4-million contract from Transport Canada
August 12, 2020

Graphite Innovation and Technologies awarded a 2.4-million contract from Transport Canada

Graphite Innovation and Technologies (GIT), a Green Marine partner, has been awarded a contract by Transport Canada valued at $2.4 million to investigate a new technology to help reduce the underwater noise and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) produced by marine vessels. Marine mammals and fish use hearing as their primary sense and are highly dependent […]

The Green Wave

Green Marine’s newsletter is released every two months and presents all relevant information regarding the environmental program. It also showcases best practices and green initiatives.

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December 2020
  • Heading towards decarbonization!
  • The industry’s COVID-19 response
  • Planning for climate resilience
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