Oceans

Changes under the surface of the deep blue sea are not easy to see, but the effects of industrial fishing, pollution, and climate change are having a major impact on our oceans. The David Suzuki Foundation is working through a variety of approaches and with many other organizations to ensure that our oceans are well managed and protected.

The primary projects we are working on are:

Healthy Oceans

Photo: Healthy Oceans
Join the David Suzuki Foundation and thousands of Canadians who are taking action to support healthy oceans. »

Sustainable seafood

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Making sustainable seafood choices is an easy and meaningful way to support solutions for healthier oceans. »

Saving Salmon

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Pacific salmon are an iconic species that connect the land, the water, people and animals of Western Canada. But many salmon populations are in a state of decline and have even reached endangered status. »

The Saint Lawrence: Our living river

Photo: The Saint Lawrence: Our living river
The St. Lawrence is one of Canada's most magnificent waterways, helping sustain millions of people, plants and animals. »

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Photo: Why do you love the ocean?

Why do you love the ocean?

It's difficult to protect a whole ocean by yourself. Work together wit... Read more »

Photo: Salmon farming: A grave concern, a great hope

Salmon farming: A grave concern, a great hope

Salmon aren't just a menu item. They're a national treasure, worthy of... Read more »

Photo: Big Tuna Troubles

Big Tuna Troubles

By Sophika Kostyniuk, Public Engagement Specialist Many of us grew up ... Read more »

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Photo: Keeping oceans wild means leaving Wild West approach behind

Keeping oceans wild means leaving Wild West approach behind

February 15, 2017 | Healthy Oceans

Glass sponge reefs, gigantic container ships, climate change, humpback whales, rights and title claims, commercial fishing, kayakers, tiny islands with millions of nesting seabirds, recreational fishing lodges, marine mammal breeding... Read more »