Ocean Protection

Washed up plastics on log fields. (Simon Ager / Maple Leaf Adventures photo)

Inside the ongoing mission to scrub clean B.C.’s wild beaches

Six-week coastal expedition going to run out of time before it runs out of garbage

 

Tourism operators pivot from guiding to beach cleaning

Tourism operators pivot from guiding to beach cleaning

Corona killed their tours, but created a great opportunity to do a shoreline clean

 

A diver inspects one of B.C.’s glass sponge reefs. The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society-BC is calling on the federal government to extend refuge protections for six newly discovered reefs. Dale Sanders photo

B.C. group renews call for protection of newly discovered glass sponge reefs

DFO says public consultation will play heavy role in future protection measures

 

Mowi Canada West’s Sheep Pass salmon farm was the company’s final B.C. production site to receive certification from the Aquaculture Steward Council. (Photo supplied by Mowi Canada West)
Mowi Canada West’s Sheep Pass salmon farm was the company’s final B.C. production site to receive certification from the Aquaculture Steward Council. (Photo supplied by Mowi Canada West)
A Lewis’s moonsnail is pictured in the Sandspit surf. Marine Education and Research Society biologist and educator Jackie Hildering took to social media on Sunday, June 7, 2020 to warn people not to move moonsnail collars. (Jackie Hildering/Submitted photo)
A Lewis’s moonsnail is pictured in the Sandspit surf. Marine Education and Research Society biologist and educator Jackie Hildering took to social media on Sunday, June 7, 2020 to warn people not to move moonsnail collars. (Jackie Hildering/Submitted photo)
Map of the Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sounds Glass Sponge Reefs MPA and area entered as evidence in Court (CNW Group/Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Region)

Man hooks massive fine fishing in MPA of Haida Gwaii

Fishing in a glass sponge of coast of Haida Gwaii reef nets a large fine

  • Feb 14, 2020
Map of the Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sounds Glass Sponge Reefs MPA and area entered as evidence in Court (CNW Group/Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Region)