Microbead Ban Begins in Canada and UK

July, 2018 marks the official start of the microbead ban here in Canada, when the majority of personal hygiene products that contain small exfoliating plastic beads are removed from shelves. (Microbead producti...

Meet the Judges

Ocean Wise is proud to announce the judges for the G7 Oceans Youth Innovation Challenge. Youth aged 18 to 25 from the seven G7 countries submitted proposals for protecting the ocean and saving the environment, ...

The Ultimate Bootcamp for Ocean Activism

By 2025, the ocean is expected to contain one tonne of plastic for every three tonnes of fish — and the youth of the world have something to say about it. Ocean Wise teamed up with Lonely Whale, 5 Gyres Inst...

A Cape Breton Cleanup

Girl Guides of Canada is a non-profit organization that focuses on empowering young women in an inclusive atmosphere and supporting the vision of creating “a better world by girls."  I am a proud Guider of the ...

An Eye-Opening Expedition to Haida Gwaii

Off the coast of British Columbia on the archipelago of Haida Gwaii, 40 young leaders from across Canada have gathered for 10 days to learn about ocean health, share ideas about conservation and lead service pr...

Meet the Ocean Bridge Team (The Final 9!)

Ocean Bridge is a new national youth program from Ocean Wise bringing together 40 young Canadians to make the ocean a healthier, flourishing environment. Youth from across the country, with diverse backgrounds ...

Meet the Ocean Bridge Team! (The Sequel)

Ocean Bridge is a new national youth program from Ocean Wise bringing together 40 young Canadians to make the ocean a healthier, flourishing environment. Youth from across the country, with diverse backgrounds ...