School Kids Come Clean

All throughout the month of May, approximately 200 schools, scout and guide groups and youth groups are spring cleaning their local shorelines as part of the spring educational program of the Great Canadian Sho...

Tsunami Cleanup Registry

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited, and jointly led by Vancouver Aquarium and WWF, is launching a volunteer sign-up registry to help address the anticipated arrival of J...

Opportunity Knocks to Help Your Local Community

A pencil sharpener was one unusual item collected by a youth in Canada during the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup (Photo Credit: Rebecca Obretenov). Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of the late Jacques Cousteau, led...
Image above by Ferdi Rizkiyanto

Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

From a young age, we hear the adage "out of sight, out of mind." Yet as we get older, we realize that this is not always true, and that we should keep in mind what we can no longer see. Aquatic debris and shore...

Inspired Canadians Remove 15,237 Bags of Garbage

Imagine this ... You’re living in New Brunswick and you’ve decided to go canoeing down a local river. Soon after you start off, you notice that there is garbage littered along the side of the riverbank. As y...