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Faces of Ocean Bridge 2019 (Part 3)

Woah, we’re halfway there! It’s enough to make one want to break into song! But we’ll spare you and your ears the trouble, and instead bring you Part 3 of our Faces of Ocean Bridge 2019 series. Take a few minutes for yourself and meet 10 more of these wonderful Ocean Ambassadors and find out […]

Posted on April 2, 2019 10 min read Continue reading
Faces of Ocean Bridge 2019 (Part 2)

  Last week we introduced you to some of the 40 Ocean Bridge Ambassadors of 2019 from across Canada who have formed a national team. All year long, they will make a difference in their communities through their service work and by inspiring others to help our oceans stay healthy and flourishing for years to […]

Posted on April 1, 2019 10 min read Continue reading
Inspiring Ocean Bridge Leaders: Micah and Danielle 

It is with heavy hearts that we share the loss of two of our youth who were part of our Ocean Bridge program, an initiative that empowers Canadian youth to make a difference towards ocean conservation. Micah and Danielle were selected to join a Canada Service Corps Alumni program at the United Nations Environment Assembly […]

Posted on March 11, 2019 3 min read Continue reading
Faces of Ocean Bridge 2019 (Part 1)

  Ocean Bridge is a second-year national youth program from Ocean Wise that brings together 40 young Canadians with diverse experiences and backgrounds all with one goal: helping our oceans be healthy and flourishing for generations to come. The youth use online and video platforms to communicate, learn, share and plan service projects in communities […]

Posted on February 25, 2019 11 min read Continue reading
Traditional Knowledge

"Traditional Knowledge is a dynamic body of knowledge that is alive, adaptive and resilient, just like us Indigenous peoples".

Stanley Park sits on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples. While Stanley Park itself is only 131 years old (created in 1988), and the Vancouver Aquarium opened its doors 63 years ago (1956), we Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ peoples have been here since time immemorial. […]

Posted on February 21, 2019 3 min read Continue reading
The Story Behind the Story: The Forces of Nature 

Chúk Odenigbo is a young ocean leader and an alumnus of the Ocean Bridge program. He is currently based in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. Find out more about Ocean Bridge here: Bridge In February 2018, the day after my birthday, I got a call from a Vancouver area code. I answered the call, curious but wary. […]

Posted on February 20, 2019 5 min read Continue reading
Shoreline Cleanups on Film

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup catches up with Jana Sneep from Alberta to learn more about the creative process behind her shoreline cleanups.

There is no better way to understand the joy and sense of accomplishment you feel from a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup than to experience it firsthand, but how can you share this feeling with others? Site Coordinator Jana Sneep, of Edmonton Alberta, has been creating inspirational videos over the years documenting her cleanup experience. She […]

Posted on January 14, 2019 3 min read Continue reading
Compost Your Holidays

Shoreline Cleanup's guide to a compostable holiday season, decorations included.

Our homes and neighbourhoods are all decked out in the season’s festive finery. While this time of year is cozy and jolly, there is a downside to all the glitter and lights. During the holidays we tend to accumulate and then immediately throw out things like decorations, gifts, trees and lots more, without a second […]

Posted on December 10, 2018 2 min read Continue reading

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