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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 […]

International Secretariat for Water launches a call for youth projects
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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 […]

Fact sheets to identify and help swallows
April 9, 2020

Fact sheets to identify and help swallows

A symbol of spring’s return, the number of swallows has been in sharp decline since the 1970s. Some species have had their population drop by 80% in Canada. That’s why Nature Quebec, a Green Marine supporter, has created fact sheets to help identify four types of swallows in in the province, along with tips on […]

Port of Sept-Îles and INREST welcome a research icebreaker
April 3, 2020

Port of Sept-Îles and INREST welcome a research icebreaker

The Port of Sept-Îles and the Northern Institute for Research in Environment and Occupational Health and Safety (INREST) welcomed the Canadian Coast Guard’s research icebreaker Amundsen in early March. The Amundsen harbours the Odyssée Saint-Laurent research program’s third winter oceanography mission, collecting strategically important data on the St. Lawrence Estuary’s ecosystem during winter months. On March 6th, lead […]

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

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 […]

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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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