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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.

Green Marine welcomes a new East Coast supporter
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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 […]

October 3, 2019

Washington State Ferries implements Whale Report Alert System

A web-based whale alert app has been put into use by Washington State Ferries (WSF) to provide ferry captains with more accurate information about the location of Southern resident killer whales (orcas) and other whales throughout Puget Sound. The Whale Report Alert System (WRAS) was developed by Ocean Wise, a Green Marine supporter. It relies on real-time sightings…

Annual impact report released by Point Blue
October 2, 2019

Annual impact report released by Point Blue

The Point Blue Conservation Science organization’s annual impact report shows how targeted conservation efforts have proven successful. The organization has more than 160 scientists as members, as well as expanding habitat restoration and education teams. It relies on data to benchmark and measure the impacts of climate change and…

Ocean Networks Canada involved in rock-solid climate solutions: Negative emissions technology
September 26, 2019

Ocean Networks Canada involved in rock-solid climate solutions: Negative emissions technology

A team of international researchers plan to turn greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into rock by permanently injecting it beneath the Earth’s ocean floor. An ambitious, new research partnership announced on September 26 by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) at the University of Victoria is pursuing the project. The $1.5 million, four-year PICS Theme […]

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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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