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Rescued Beluga Calf Update

Update from Alaska: The male beluga calf rescued Sept. 30 near Trading Bay in Western Cook Inlet is still receiving 24/7 care at the Alaska SeaLife Center. He is fighting to get better – it’s still a long road to recovery– but he is in the expert hands of veterinarians and marine mammal specialists from accredited […]

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What’s Haunting Your Shoreline This Halloween?

What’s that sound coming from the shoreline? Did you hear that? That crinkling sound… is it a c-c-c-candy wrapper? What’s that doing on the shoreline? It doesn’t belong there. Oh no, now I hear something else, is it a b-b-b-beverage can? This shoreline must be haunted. With the longest coastline in the world, and many […]

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Ocean Wise Executive Chef Ned Bell Releases LURE Cookbook

Chef Ned Bell has long been one of the leading chefs in Canada who has gone beyond cooking seafood, to making sustainable seafood his mission. Ned’s passion for ocean conservation shines the brightest in his fearless ways of tackling ambitious projects. For example, being an avid cyclist, Ned decided to ride across the country in 2014 […]

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Shoreline Spotlight: Sustainability Committee Teams of Fairmont

Canada is home to some of the most beautiful shorelines in the world. One group is helping to clean up a few of the iconic shorelines and vistas of Western Canada by taking part in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. From Whistler Mountain in B.C. all the way to the Rocky Mountains bordering B.C. and […]

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Vancouver Becomes Second Official Clean Shoreline Community

The City of Vancouver, in partnership with the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, has become Canada’s second official Clean Shoreline Community. This designation acknowledges the City’s continued commitment to protecting local shorelines, reducing litter, and improving public realm cleanliness in support of its Greenest City goals. Cigarette butts and single-use items such as plastic bags, foam […]

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International Coastal Cleanup Day Celebrations

On Saturday September 16th, millions of volunteers from all over the world joined together on their shorelines to celebrate the International Coastal Cleanup. This global day of action is the largest volunteer effort to protect our shores, and Canadians definitely showed love for their shorelines. On International Coastal Cleanup day, more than 1,500 volunteers in […]

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Endangered Beluga Rescue: North American Aquariums Step Up to Help

Members of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal care team are on deck — along with experts from accredited aquariums across North America — for the intensive care of a rescued male beluga calf now in care at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Stranded alone and struggling to survive, the calf was rescued near Trading Bay in […]

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Vancouver Aquarium Honours 50 Year Volunteer Nicole Clouthier

As one of the more than 1,200 volunteers at Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative, Nicole (Nikki) Clouthier is in a class of her own — Nikki has been cheerfully dedicating her time to the organization for half a century. In honour of her extraordinary 50 years of service, the Aquarium honoured Clouthier at a […]

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