Five Reasons to Clean Every Season

Would you be surprised to hear that when we think of Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanups we think of a sunny spring day, a warm summer breeze, leaves changing colours, and snowflakes gently falling on the ground?...

Support For Our Ocean Protection Agenda

On February 16, 2017, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced a variety of measures supporting the Vancouver Aquarium’s ocean protection agenda. Whi...

Thrill of the Hunt: Shoreline Cleanup Geocaching

There’s a certain thrill that comes along with a Shoreline Cleanup. Picking up a plastic straw or food wrapper can be so rewarding that it spurs you into action to see how much more you can collect off a shorel...

Celebrating Shoreline Leadership

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup team is incredibly grateful and proud to celebrate a record number of volunteers last year, with participation from well over 76,000 people of all ages and backgrounds. T...

West Coast Trail Styrofoam Monsters

By Rachel Schoeler, Shoreline Cleanup volunteer, swimmable water advocate and avid open water swimmer  Styrofoam monsters the size of grown adults, never-ending pits of plastic bottles and mazes of rope that...

An Awesome Wave

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup started in 1994, when a handful of Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre employees and volunteers decided to coordinate a cleanup in Stanley Park to help protect local wi...

White Islet Steller Sea Lion Disentanglement

We love sharing our stories with you, and now the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre has a new “immersive” way of doing so, with 360 video. Vancouver Aquarium videographer Stephen Hargreaves joined our...