Diving into Marine Debris

Global adventurer and ocean advocate Ben Lecomte is the newest ambassador for Vancouver Aquarium and WWF's Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited. Lecomte is an open water sw...

Shoreline Cleanup: Tackling Tsunami Debris

The magnitude-9 earthquake that rattled northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011 unleashed a savage tsunami that washed an estimated five million tonnes of debris into the sea. About 70 per cent of it sank off the ...

Saving our Waters, One Butt at a Time

In 2012, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup collected more than 419,000 cigarette butts from shorelines across Canada, over 25 per cent of which were diverted to TerraCycle's Cigarette Waste Brigade program. ...
Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup - Canada's largest direct action conservation initiative, led by Vancouver Aquarium and WWF.

Countdown is ON…Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

You see it along the shorelines of your local rivers, lakes, beaches...harmful, unseemly litter. Now is the perfect opportunity for you to do something about it, because the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup beg...

Wanted: 64,000 Volunteers to Save our Shorelines

If you can imagine crossing Canada three times end to end – between Vancouver, B.C. to St. John’s, N.L. – then you might begin to recognize the impact that shoreline litter has had in the country. That distance...