Healthy Oceans archives

  • We are the oceans

    January 31, 2012

    Whether we eat fish or not, we are directly affected by the state of the oceans. Yet, we continue to overfish our waters and spew toxins and garbage into our rivers, lakes and oceans with little thought to the impact on the planet and our health. More »

  • Photo: Remembering Canada's Forgotten Ocean

    Remembering Canada's Forgotten Ocean

    January 26, 2012

    If you live on the coast, or know about the ecology of the Pacific Ocean, we welcome contributions and comments. So please write to us at pacific@davidsuzuki.org or comment on this blog to help chronicle and celebrate a year in the life of the Pacific Ocean. More »

  • Photo: The best laid plans of cruise ship captains and pipeline builders

    The best laid plans of cruise ship captains and pipeline builders

    January 23, 2012

    The cruise ship Costa Concordia used "the most up-to-date of technologies and the best practices anywhere in the world." It's clear that these "best practices" probably didn't include Captain Schettino deciding to wave hello to a friend on shore. We humans are an unpredictable bunch. More »

  • Photo: Beneath Cold Seas

    Beneath Cold Seas

    December 21, 2011

    Most of us imagine Canada's Pacific coastal waters to be grey, with a few tinges of green. To find bright colours, you need to go to tropical coral reefs, right? More »

  • Photo: Happy Anniversary, SeaChoice!

    Happy Anniversary, SeaChoice!

    November 30, 2011

    Earlier this month, SeaChoice celebrated five years of helping Canadians make smart seafood decisions. We brought together a group of our supporters in Toronto to toast this milestone anniversary, all that we've accomplished over last five years and the exciting work ahead of us. More »

  • Photo: Choose ocean-friendly, sustainable seafood (sashimi and sushi) with SeaChoice's mobile app

    Choose ocean-friendly, sustainable seafood (sashimi and sushi) with SeaChoice's mobile app

    November 8, 2011

    I don't know about you but I can't recite species origin and fishing method by memory. And Googling every menu item before ordering will undoubtedly annoy your dining company. I recently discovered a simple solution. More »

  • Photo: Taking a bite out of shark fin soup

    Taking a bite out of shark fin soup

    November 1, 2011

    As the autumn leaves continue to fall, what better way to spend a chilly evening than sampling ocean-friendly alternatives to shark fin soup? Thanks to the dedicated work of Shark... More »

  • Photo: Why we stand behind SeaChoice

    Why we stand behind SeaChoice

    October 27, 2011

    Vancouver Slop was recently asked to partner up with the David Suzuki Foundation to help promote the SeaChoice sustainable seafood program. We strongly believe in sustainability here and felt that... More »

  • Photo: What kind of oceans will our navy protect?

    What kind of oceans will our navy protect?

    October 27, 2011

    The Government of Canada just announced a $32-billion program to build warships and support vessels for the Canadian Navy. But what kind of oceans will they be protecting? More »

  • SeaChoice ambassadors help the Lower Mainland eat for healthy oceans

    October 20, 2011

    A fleet of SeaChoice ambassadors from BC's Lower Mainland has joined the David Suzuki Foundation to help spread the word on ocean-friendly seafood. Over the next few months, these bloggers,... More »