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

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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

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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 »

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Big Tuna Troubles

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


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When is carbon coloured blue?

August 5, 2015 | Healthy Oceans

We all know about kitchen sinks, but what about carbon sinks? These are ecosystems that suck greenhouse gases out of the air and store them in plants or in the soil under the plants. Read more »