Healthy Oceans archives

  • Photo: Get Out to support wild salmon

    Get Out to support wild salmon

    April 14, 2010

    People across British Columbia are being invited this week to participate in a historic "migration" from the north coast of Vancouver Island to the provincial capital in Victoria. The walk,... More »

  • Photo: Spread the One Ocean pledge

    Spread the One Ocean pledge

    April 5, 2010

    You've seen the documentaries. You know how important the ocean is for our enjoyment, for our economy, and for our survival on earth. So what can you do to help keep our oceans healthy? Make a pledge. More »

  • Photo: Pacific basking shark granted legal protection

    Pacific basking shark granted legal protection

    March 25, 2010

    Admittedly I have a soft spot for Canada's largest and most endangered fish species—the basking shark. In 2006 I wrote a book describing our shameful history with this animal and... More »

  • Photo: Strong message sent to the fish farming industry in B.C.

    Strong message sent to the fish farming industry in B.C.

    March 25, 2010

    Some good news for wild salmon was announced yesterday — check out the media release from the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR). Grieg Seafood was denied the zoning rights... More »

  • Photo: Mysteries of the Deep

    Mysteries of the Deep

    March 18, 2010

    Dive a little deeper tonight and tune in to Mysteries of the Deep, the third episode of CBC's One Ocean series. This episode offers a unique view of a mysterious... More »

  • Photo: Footprints in the sand

    Footprints in the sand

    March 10, 2010

    Be sure to tune into part-two of CBC's series One Ocean. Tonight's episode, Footprints in the Sand, looks at the heavy footprint we are leaving on this planet and the impact that it is having on our oceans. Find out more on how you can make a difference. More »

  • Photo: The Birth of an Ocean

    The Birth of an Ocean

    March 3, 2010

    Don't miss One Ocean,a fascinating four-part ocean series airing on CBC this March. More »

  • Photo: Less is not more: How streamlining environmental assessments doesn't equal better protection

    Less is not more: How streamlining environmental assessments doesn't equal better protection

    February 16, 2010

    Campbell's declaration in the Throne speech suggests the Liberals will now work to keep the federal government out of the remaining major project reviews — and this at a time when both the federal and provincial governments have also significantly reduced their environmental enforcement and inspection capacities. More »

  • Photo: Life less plastic

    Life less plastic

    February 8, 2010

    By Lana Gunnlaugson, DSF Marine & Freshwater Program Coordinator Considering a life less plastic for the environment and our health. More »

  • Photo: Salmon certification seems fishy

    Salmon certification seems fishy

    January 20, 2010

    Certifying the Fraser River sockeye fishery, which is now the subject of a federal judicial inquiry after further declines in endangered runs and three of the lowest returns on record, makes no sense. More »