Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Top Five Great Lakes Stories of 2020

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1.  Major Investments in Great Lakes Restoration Are Paying Off: Study Canada and the United States have invested more than US$22.8 billion over the last...

New Cleanup Funds to Protect Coastal Waters, Create Jobs in B.C.

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Marine debris cleanup projects will be undertaken by coastal Indigenous Nations, local governments, and non-profits to make B.C.’s marine shorelines cleaner. The funding will come...

Government of Canada Invests in Research on Impacts of Plastic Pollution...

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The Government of Canada is providing $2,256,554 to 16 science-based research projects to learn more about the impacts of plastic pollution on our natural...

More Marinas Join Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup

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The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup announced that the following marinas will be joining the initiative and supporting the capture of plastic debris throughout the...

Federal Government Announces Next Steps to Achieve Zero Plastic Waste by...

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Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has announced the next steps in the Government of Canada’s plan to achieve zero plastic waste by...

Government of B.C. Takes Action Against Plastic Waste

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Through new initiatives, the Government of British Columbia is taking action to prevent plastic waste from polluting shorelines and ending up in landfills. “People have...

26 Projects Receive Federal Funding to Reduce Ghost Gear in Oceans

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada is funding 26 projects in Canada and around the world to help rid the oceans of ghost gear. Lost and abandoned...

Small Businesses to Help Reduce Ghost Gear in Oceans

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Over eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the world’s oceans each year—including lost and abandoned fishing gear, also known as ghost...

Brock University Students Find Alarming Amounts of Plastic at St. Catharines...

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A day at the beach doesn’t often involve lab work. But for a group of Brock University fourth-year Geography students tasked with assessing plastic...

Canada Releases Draft Science Assessment of Plastic Pollution

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The Draft Science Assessment of Plastic Pollution, which sheds light on the extent of the plastic pollution problem in Canada, has been published by...

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