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July 30, 2020

Ocean Wise recognizes BC Ferries and the BC Coast Pilots as top whale reporters

A Green Marine supporter, Ocean Wise has recognized two other Green Marine members as “top reporters” of 2019. British Columbia Ferry Services, a Green Marine participant, and British Columbia Coast Pilots Ltd., a Green Marine partner, are each cited among the small number of organizations for their leading efforts in reporting whale and other marine […]

Ocean Wise recognizes BC Ferries and the BC Coast Pilots as top whale reporters
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Canada joins Global Ocean Alliance
July 10, 2020

Canada joins Global Ocean Alliance

Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced July 9 that Canada – the nation with the world’s longest coastline – is joining other countries to advocate for international action to increase the conservation and protection of oceans by 2030. The Global Ocean Alliance’s goal is to advocate with international partners for ambitious steps to protect at least […]

Government of Canada wants to know more about the nation’s coastal marine ecosystems
July 7, 2020

Government of Canada wants to know more about the nation’s coastal marine ecosystems

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is investing $1.2 million to better understand Canada’s coastal marine ecosystems through science. The funds will serve to support the development of a web-based scientific data management system for integrating and sharing ocean science data. The project, led by the St. Lawrence Global Observatory (SLGO), will organize, standardize, manage, and disseminate […]

Clear Seas marks five years of research for a sustainable future
July 2, 2020

Clear Seas marks five years of research for a sustainable future

June 2020 marked the Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping’s fifth anniversary. Clear Seas is an independent research centre that supports safe and sustainable marine shipping in Canada. Over the years, Clear Seas has provided research on issues around sustainable marine shipping, including underwater noise, oil tanker safety, and ship air pollution. After five […]

Ocean Hackathon 2020: call for challenges
June 12, 2020

Ocean Hackathon 2020: call for challenges

Technopole maritime du Québec will be one of the hosts of the 5th edition of Ocean Hackathon, which will be held October 9 to 11, 2020, in 19 international cities simultaneously, including Rimouski. Ocean Hackathon encourages the entrepreneurial use of digital technologies to find new ways to use and present existing marine and maritime data. […]

International Secretariat for Water launches a call for youth projects
May 14, 2020

International Secretariat for Water launches a call for youth projects

The Green Marine supporter International Secretariat for Water has launched a call for projects that aim to interest and engage youth in water management in the context of the global pandemic. As the world faces a global health emergency, 2.2 billion people – one in three individuals – do not have access to safely managed […]

Canadian government releases enhanced measures to protect Southern resident killer whales
May 11, 2020

Canadian government releases enhanced measures to protect Southern resident killer whales

The Government of Canada has expanded protections for the endangered Southern resident killer whales inhabiting the waters off British Columbia’s coast. The additional protections focus on the primary threats to the wellbeing of Southern resident killer whales: prey availability and accessibility, acoustic and physical disturbance, and contaminants. The measures include: Protecting access to Chinook salmon […]

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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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June 2020
  • Montreal Port Authority’s Sylvie Vachon redefines environmental leadership
  • Green Marine Europe is launched!
  • Cleaner fuel considerations
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