Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: plastic pollution

Ocean Legacy Foundation launches updated EPIC Academy and expands global education...

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VANCOUVER – Ocean Legacy Foundation (“OLF”), a Canadian non-profit organization that develops and implements worldwide plastic pollution emergency response programs, with the goal to...

Ocean Legacy Foundation partners with TELUS to advance global education on...

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Vancouver – Ocean Legacy Foundation (“OLF”), a Canadian non-profit organization that develops and implements worldwide plastic pollution emergency response programs, with the goal to...

Top five Great Lakes stories of 2021

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1. Canada and Ontario mark 50th anniversary of Great Lakes agreement The Governments of Canada and Ontario announced that they have signed the new Canada-Ontario Agreement...

Researcher investigating impact of plastic pollution on deep-sea organisms

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Plastic pollution is reaching the deepest depths of the ocean and the impact of these contaminants on marine life that live in these high-pressure...

Ministers collaborate for action on marine pollution

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Many countries, including Canada, are calling for an ambitious, legally binding agreement on plastics, emphasizing the urgency of coordinated global action to address the...

Single-use plastic bottle waste the focus of new multi-media exhibit

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Did you know that it can take over 450 years for a single plastic water bottle to decompose? Meanwhile, one million single-use plastic water...

Shoreline cleanup in B.C. nets 425 tonnes of trash

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Thousands of kilograms of debris have been removed from B.C.’s shoreline as several Clean Coast, Clean Waters (CCCW) projects wrap up their operations. “The Clean...

B.C. municipalities empowered to ban single-use plastics

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Municipalities throughout British Columbia (B.C.) can now move more quickly to prevent plastics from polluting their communities. Under new rules, local governments can institute...

Circular Great Lakes Launches to Combat Plastic Pollution

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The Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) announced the creation of Circular Great Lakes, a regional initiative focused initially on keeping valuable plastic materials out...

Drowning in Plastic

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In September, Oceana Canada released a damning report that emphasized the disproportionate amount of single-use plastics consumed versus that of other countries. The figures...

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