The Ocean Wise Plastics Lab teams up with apparel firms and MetroVancouver to study the role of laundry in microplastic pollution in the ocean Plastic pollution is one of the major environmental problems our...

Every week Ocean Wise combs international headlines to bring you the most important ocean news. This week: A new discovery on the evolution of the hagfish, sustainable fishing measures in Indonesia, and much mo...

The Story of Sushi: a Book Review

Are you curious how avocados made their way into the sushi roll or how sushi came to exist in the first place? In a uniquely told tale that blends facts in with a fictional style of writing, the story of sushi ...

Weekly Water Report

Ecosystems and Biodiversity Scientists were recently surprised to discover a small population of Sehuencas water frogs, believed to be extinct in the wild since 2008, in the forests of Bolivia. Their populatio...

Ocean Bridge: Changing minds to turn the tide

If there’s one thing I’ve learned this past year with Ocean Bridge, it’s that community service is not only beneficial for your community, it’s also amazing for your own overall health and well-being. By recogn...