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Holiday Giving Reaches New Depths

Sustainable giving has never been so simple. That’s why this year it’s time to take things to the next level…to sea level, that is. Make a splash this holiday season and give ocean-friendly gifts that make a difference by supporting the conservation of marine life, reducing carbon emissions and plastic use, and encouraging sustainable seafood […]

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In Cod We Trust

Blog post by Laurenne Schiller, Ocean Wise seafood research analyst and Atlantic Canada coordinator. Farewell, Newfoundland. No, I’m not being dramatic, it’s an actual place. Although, I admit that the name is a touch misleading. Because beyond Farewell lie the Change Islands. And, beyond those, is Fogo Island—a tiny speck that solidifies the northeastern-most corner […]

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Ocean Wise Executive Chef Ned Bell Releases LURE Cookbook

Chef Ned Bell has long been one of the leading chefs in Canada who has gone beyond cooking seafood, to making sustainable seafood his mission. Ned’s passion for ocean conservation shines the brightest in his fearless ways of tackling ambitious projects. For example, being an avid cyclist, Ned decided to ride across the country in 2014 […]

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The Launch of the First Ocean Wise Ontario Seafood Guide is Here Just in Time

As fall creeps in and the leaves begin to turn, you may be wondering – how can I keep up that summer health kick, even as the peach trees empty in Niagara and the Okanagan? Because you are on the Aquablog, it is clear you are wondering about sustainability, too. But how will you know […]

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Changing Tides In The Salmon Industry

Salmon from the B.C. coast has made headlines a number of times this year, as shifts in the industry and in the annual returns can lead to changes for consumers who are looking to purchase and eat sustainable seafood. Last month, a large number of Atlantic salmon—a non-native species in the Pacific—escaped into the waters […]

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Ocean Wise Seafood Program Partners with Sobeys and Safeway

One of Canada’s largest grocers, Sobeys Inc., has joined the Ocean Wise seafood program as a new partner, adding more than 250 partner locations in Western Canada as the sustainable seafood movement continues to gain momentum. Customers at all Sobeys and Safeway stores in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia can now look for the […]

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Chef Wise: (Sea)Weed Brownies

For the last year, Vancouver Aquarium visitors have been indulging in Ocean Wise executive chef Ned Bell’s kelp brownies – a unique and tasty addition to the Aquarium Café menu and the inspiration for latest Ocean Wise Seafood assessment. This week, the Ocean Wise Seafood team announced that B.C. kelp is now a sustainable choice […]

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Sustainable Seafood Guides from our International NGO Partners

Looking for the Ocean Wise symbol is an easy way to tell if a seafood is sustainable when you’re shopping or dining in Canada. But what should you do if you’re traveling outside North America, or happen to find an imported seafood like ribbonfish or kingfish that you are not familiar with? Luckily, Ocean Wise […]

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