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August 30, 2019

The Government of Canada supports the design of a low-noise, low-emission tanker

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced August 30th that the Canadian government is funding the design of an LNG-fueled tanker that will be up to 90% quieter than traditional tankers. The Government of Canada recognizes that marine species, including the Southern resident killer whale, are negatively affected by underwater noise from vessels. Acoustic disturbances can reduce […]

The Government of Canada supports the design of a low-noise, low-emission tanker
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New Washington-Norway industry cluster partnership signed at Nor-Shipping
June 4, 2019

New Washington-Norway industry cluster partnership signed at Nor-Shipping

Norwegian industry cluster NCE Maritime CleanTech and Seattle-based cluster Washington Maritime Blue signed an agreement on June 4, 2019, to strengthen their collaboration on sustainable maritime solutions. The agreement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on May 16, 2019, for cooperation regarding green maritime technology between Innovation Norway, which is Norway’s national economic […]

Workshop scheduled to improve ship-port-city waste management
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…

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 […]

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