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October 22, 2018

New actions to support the southern resident killer whale’s recovery

Transport Canada has announced $1.6 million in measures to support the recovery of endangered whale populations. The government agency will be working with multiple partners within the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) program, which is investigating ways to reduce underwater noise in key areas frequented by southern resident killer whales […]

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Blue Accounting workgroup invites Green Marine to participate
July 15, 2018

Blue Accounting workgroup invites Green Marine to participate

Green Marine Program Manager Thomas Grégoire will take part in the Blue Accounting Maritime Transportation Project. The workgroup will gather and present information to track the progress in achieving the goals outlined by governors and premier in their 2016 Strategy for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Maritime Transportation System. The objectives include doubling maritime trade […]

UpGyres becomes a Green Marine supporter
July 5, 2018

UpGyres becomes a Green Marine supporter

Not-for-profit UpGyres is working to re-establish a healthy marine environment for people and the planet. The organization operates to stop plastic waste from polluting water, air and land, and to rescue the resources in waste plastic to productively recycle them back into the economy. UpGyres focuses on preventing macro-plastics (namely single-use disposable packaging) along with […]

New WWF guide helps mariners steer clear of Arctic wildlife
May 16, 2018

New WWF guide helps mariners steer clear of Arctic wildlife

WWF-Canada has published a guide to help mariners in the eastern Arctic to identify and avoid marine mammals. With summer sea ice on the decline and industrial pressures increasing, the volume of shipping traffic in the Canadian Arctic has steadily risen. This new and changing reality has prompted WWF-Canada to publish the Eastern Arctic Mariner’s […]

April 4, 2018

Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park joins Green Marine supporters

Recognizing the need to protect the environment, fauna, flora and natural resources of a key part of the Saguenay Fjord and the St. Lawrence Estuary, the governments of Canada and Quebec have created with the public’s support the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park. Its mission is to enhance for the benefit of current and future generations […]

New Environmental Markets Trading Platform
March 29, 2018

New Environmental Markets Trading Platform

The Quebec Business Council on the Environment (CPEQ) has launched a new environmental markets trading platform for the use of all Quebec businesses that wish to post offers concerning the sale, purchase, rental or sharing of environmental goods! The objective of the platform started in late March is to facilitate exchanges of energy, waste material, […]

New research into Arctic shipping activities
February 26, 2018

New research into Arctic shipping activities

Dr. Jackie Dawson, an associate professor of Geography, Environment and Geomatics at the University of Ottawa and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Environment, Society and Policy, will research shipping trends at two Northwest Passage sites over the past 30 years. The research will identify potential risks and make recommendations for establishing shipping routes […]

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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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November 2018
  • Vast GHG emissions reduction on IMO horizon
  • Washington State Ferries plies cleaner future
  • WWF-Canada’s President discusses supporter role