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March 9, 2019

Government of Canada announces investments in scientific research to protect Canada’s endangered whales

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced that the University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University and the Université du Québec à Montréal will receive a total of $2.9 million in funding, under the Whale Science for Tomorrow initiative, for scientific research on the Southern Resident Killer Whale, North Atlantic Right Whale […]

Government of Canada announces investments in scientific research to protect Canada’s endangered whales
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Green Marine welcomes a new Great Lakes supporter
February 12, 2019

Green Marine welcomes a new Great Lakes supporter

Pollution Probe is a Canadian charitable environmental organization that exists to improve the health and well-being of Canadians by advancing policy that achieves positive, tangible environmental change. Since 1969, Pollution Probe has been using research to more clearly define environmental issues, promoting understanding through education, and advocating for practical solutions. Pollution Probe has a proven […]

2019 protection plan for North Atlantic right whales
February 7, 2019

2019 protection plan for North Atlantic right whales

On February 7, the Government of Canada announced how it will protect the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale during the 2019 season. The North Atlantic right whale faces two key threats: vessel strikes and fishing gear entanglements. These advanced measures build on a successful 2018 season when there were no North Atlantic right whale found […]

International outreach
February 5, 2019

International outreach

At the end of January, Green Marine program manager Véronique Nolet took part in the Reducing Underwater Vessel Noise to Protect the Marine Environment workshop (organized in collaboration with Transport Canada) at the International Maritime Organization’s headquarters in London, England. She presented the voluntary efforts made by Green Marine participants, the preliminary results for the […]

Washington State rolls out Maritime Blue 2050
January 10, 2019

Washington State rolls out Maritime Blue 2050

On January 8, the Advisory Council formed in December 2017 by Governor Jay Inslee presented its plan to accelerate maritime tech innovation, create jobs, protect the environment, and ensure industry sustainability and growth. Maritime Blue 2050 is the first initiative of its kind in the United States to bolster innovations in the maritime sector that […]

Two new protected areas for B.C.’s resident killer whales
December 20, 2018

Two new protected areas for B.C.’s resident killer whales

The Government of Canada is protecting and helping the recovery of the iconic and culturally important Southern and Northern resident killer whales. On December 19, Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced the creation of two new areas of critical habitat for resident killer whales off the British Columbia coast. The new areas add to existing critical […]

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