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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 […]

WWF-Canada participates in helping whales to co-exist with B.C.’s marine traffic
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Funding opportunity for GHG Emissions Reduction projects
July 16, 2019

Funding opportunity for GHG Emissions Reduction projects

The Washington State Department of Commerce is seeking proposals for the new Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction Program. Commerce’s State Energy Office will develop many of these new programs. GHG program-funded projects must provide a public benefit to the residents of Washington state. These benefits include development…

Green Marine welcomes Plastic Oceans Foundation Canada as a new supporter
July 12, 2019

Green Marine welcomes Plastic Oceans Foundation Canada as a new supporter

Plastic Oceans Foundation Canada (POC) was established after the release of the critically acclaimed A Plastic Ocean documentary to eradicate plastic pollution from the nation’s waterways. Focusing primarily on education, POC Canada has worked with like-minded organizations to elevate social consciousness about the impacts of waste plastic on waterways. With this matter now reaching critical […]

Enhancing North Atlantic right whale protection in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
July 8, 2019

Enhancing North Atlantic right whale protection in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

In response to the recent deaths in June 2019 of six North Atlantic right whales (NARW) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Government of Canada has modified existing management measures and announced further measures in order to enhance NARW protection. These additional measures took effect July 9, 2019. They include (but are not limited […]

IMQ fundraising campaign
June 13, 2019

IMQ fundraising campaign

The Maritime Institute of Quebec Foundation (IMQ) launched its first-ever major fundraising campaign in its history on June 13, 2019, as part of its 75th anniversary. More than $900,000 of its overall $2.5 million goal was raised at last check in late June. Given the ongoing shortage of marine workers, the campaign was essential to […]

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…

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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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