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March 16, 2020

Georgian College obtains a new marine simulator with CSL’s financial help

Thanks to a generous donation from Canada Steamship Lines (CSL), students in Georgian College’s marine programs, as well as cadets and working mariners, will have access to a state-of-the-art marine simulator at the Owen Sound Campus. CSL, a division of the CSL Group, contributed $540,000 toward the new Advanced Integrated Simulator. Georgian College is now […]

Georgian College obtains a new marine simulator with CSL’s financial help
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New DFO plan to reduce noise impacts on marine mammals at risk in the St. Lawrence Estuary
March 11, 2020

New DFO plan to reduce noise impacts on marine mammals at risk in the St. Lawrence Estuary

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, a Green Marine supporter, released an action plan in early March to reduce the impacts of noise on the beluga whale and other marine mammals at risk in the St. Lawrence Estuary (specifically  the blue whale – Northwest Atlantic population, the fin whale – Atlantic population, and the North Atlantic right […]

Government of Canada releases 2020 North Atlantic right whales protection measures
March 2, 2020

Government of Canada releases 2020 North Atlantic right whales protection measures

The Government of Canada has announced the  enhanced 2020 measures that will help reduce the risks to North Atlantic right whales during the 2020 season from April to November. In addition to measures to prevent entanglements with fishing gear, to help prevent whale collisions with vessels, Transport Canada will: re-implement the mandatory speed limit to […]

Green Marine welcomes a new East Coast supporter
January 15, 2020

Green Marine welcomes a new East Coast supporter

Conservation Council of New Brunswick is a non-profit organization that creates awareness of environmental problems and advances practical solutions through research, education and interventions.

Plastic Oceans announces a cross-Canada cleanup tour
January 6, 2020

Plastic Oceans announces a cross-Canada cleanup tour

Plastic Oceans is teaming up with three-time cross-Canada runner Andy Sward, who initiated Run Against Plastic. Together, they aim to carry out the largest consolidated cleanup in Canada’s history. Local conservation organizations are collaborating with Plastic Oceans to organize events that coincide with Andy’s run through each location. To support a local event, sponsor a […]

New Trash-Free Great Lakes grant program
December 16, 2019

New Trash-Free Great Lakes grant program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking applications under a newly developed Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant program focused on keeping trash out of the Great Lakes. Approximately $2 million is available through the Trash-Free Great Lakes program to fund up to 12 projects. The deadline for applications is Feb. 14, 2020. The […]

WWF-Canada participates in helping whales to co-exist with B.C.’s marine traffic
November 7, 2019

WWF-Canada participates in helping whales to co-exist with B.C.’s marine traffic

The field team for the Ships, Whales and Acoustics in Gitga’at territory (SWAG) project was on the water this past summer fixing or replacing hydrophones to hear and identify whale calls around Hartley Bay, British Columbia. The project uses the hydrophones and land-based visual observation to track whales and monitor their behaviour in the presence […]

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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 2019
  • Green Marine factors into new Great Lakes’ blue economy
  • New ship recycling indicator on the program’s horizon
  • Integrating data technology to enhance social licence
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