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May 13, 2019

Workshop scheduled to improve ship-port-city waste management

Technopole maritime du Québec is organizing MeRLIN network’s 2nd collaborative workshop, on May 24, in Montreal, on « Waste management generated by the marine industry: towards a strengthening of ship-port-city coordination ». The objectives are…

Workshop scheduled to improve ship-port-city waste management
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The Port of Montreal plans national wildlife areas with the federal government
April 24, 2019

The Port of Montreal plans national wildlife areas with the federal government

Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Montreal Port Authority are working together to designate a group of islands under their jurisdiction as national wildlife areas. The St. Lawrence islands project includes the potential creation of three national wildlife areas between Montreal and Lac Saint-Pierre: the Boucherville islands, the Varennes and […]

Défi Saint-Laurent sets out to reduce plastic and microplastic impacts
March 22, 2019

Défi Saint-Laurent sets out to reduce plastic and microplastic impacts

Stratégies Saint-Laurent has launched Défi Saint-Laurent this spring. The initiative aims at reducing the impacts of plastics on the St. Lawrence ecosystem via two approaches: a shoreline clean-up campaign in partnership with the ZIP Committees, Mission 100 Tonnes, and WWF Canada; and, the reduction of single-use plastic products. Microplastics are polluting the St. Lawrence River […]

Canada announces scientific research investments to protect endangered whales
March 9, 2019

Canada announces scientific research investments to protect endangered whales

The University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University and the Université du Québec à Montréal will receive a total of $2.9 million in funding from the Government of Canada under its Whale Science for Tomorrow initiative. The funds are for scientific research on the Southern resident killer whale, the North Atlantic right whale and the St. […]

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 […]

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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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May 2019
  • Sustainable Cleveland 2019: a decade of positive changes
  • The Seaway at 60 embraces new technologies
  • Venturing into decarbonizing alternatives