Riding the Kelp Highway

No one knows exactly how people first came to the Americas, but the archaeologist Jon Erlandson thinks that kelp helped them do it. Kelp covers much of the Pacific Rim coastline, supporting a vast ecosystem ...

Not a Typical Day at the Office

There's a cure for having “a case of the Mondays” and all you need to do is visit a local shoreline to find it. During Corporate Cleanup Month this past fall, nearly 200 workplace champions led cleanups that fo...

Diving Arctic Waters

This past August, four Ocean Wise divers motored to a remote Arctic islet to conduct a BioBlitz survey. A BioBlitz is a snapshot of Canada’s biodiversity, recorded by scientists and citizen scientists, to mark ...