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July 30, 2020

Ocean Wise recognizes BC Ferries and the BC Coast Pilots as top whale reporters

A Green Marine supporter, Ocean Wise has recognized two other Green Marine members as “top reporters” of 2019. British Columbia Ferry Services, a Green Marine participant, and British Columbia Coast Pilots Ltd., a Green Marine partner, are each cited among the small number of organizations for their leading efforts in reporting whale and other marine […]

Ocean Wise recognizes BC Ferries and the BC Coast Pilots as top whale reporters
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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 […]

Green Marine welcomes a new East Coast supporter
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.

The Green Wave

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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June 2020
  • Montreal Port Authority’s Sylvie Vachon redefines environmental leadership
  • Green Marine Europe is launched!
  • Cleaner fuel considerations
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