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Marine Debris Cleanup Nets Tonnes of Plastics, Marine Gear, and Polystyrene

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B.C.’s largest coastal marine debris cleanup has resulted in over 127-tonnes of marine debris removed from B.C.’s central coast and Queen Charlotte Sound shorelines,...

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...

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...

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...

Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes Presents a Growing Concern: Study

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New research suggests that the growing intensity and scale of plastic pollution in the Great Lake poses serious risks to human health and will...

The Shift from a Linear Economy to a Circular Economy is...

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We have been playing a dramatic game of chicken with the natural limits of the planet for centuries. On one side is human behaviour...

Earth Day 2018 will Begin an Effort to End Plastic Pollution

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On Earth Day 2018, the Earth Day Network (EDN) will launch an ongoing effort to end plastic pollution. Yesterday, EDN announced that this April 22nd...

National Shoreline Cleanup for World Environment Day

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The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup will partner with Environment and Climate Change Canada, leading 150 shoreline cleanups across the country on World Environment Day...

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