Albatross nesting in plastic
Eighty-Six Per Cent of Canadians Support a National Ban on Single-Use Plastics by 2021
June 22, 2020 08:00 ET | Oceana Canada
OTTAWA, June 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An Oceana Canada-commissioned Abacus Data study conducted from June 2-6, 2020, shows that the vast majority – 86 per cent – of Canadians want the government...
North Atlantic right whale with ship propeller scars
Une analyse d’Oceana Canada révèle que les navires ignorent la zone de ralentissement volontaire conçue pour protéger les baleines noires menacées
June 11, 2020 08:00 ET | Oceana Canada
OTTAWA, 11 juin 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oceana Canada publie aujourd’hui les résultats d’une semaine d’analyse continue sur la vitesse des navires parcourant la zone de ralentissement volontaire...
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Oceana Canada Research Reveals Ships are Ignoring Voluntary Slowdown Zone Designed to Protect Endangered Right Whales
June 11, 2020 08:00 ET | Oceana Canada
OTTAWA, June 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oceana Canada today released one week of results of an ongoing analysis of vessel speeds in a voluntary slowdown zone in the Cabot Strait, a key passage for...
End the plastic disaster
On World Oceans Day, Canadians call to End the Plastic Disaster
June 08, 2020 08:30 ET | Oceana Canada
OTTAWA, June 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Our world is facing a plastic disaster. An estimated 22 million kilograms of plastic leaks into the ocean every day, roughly equivalent to dumping a garbage...
Plan to Put Critically Depleted Northern Cod on a Healthy Path Long Overdue, says Oceana Canada
April 28, 2020 14:04 ET | Oceana Canada
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, April 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northern cod has been deep in the critical zone for close to 30 years. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) recently met virtually with...
Canada’s fish populations declining; government must urgently enforce new Fisheries Act and get serious about rebuilding fisheries
November 13, 2019 06:00 ET | Oceana Canada
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Nov. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oceana Canada’s latest annual report on the state of Canada’s fisheries was released today, revealing that the health of fish populations has...
Canada Lags Far Behind in Addressing Widespread Seafood Fraud
October 16, 2019 05:00 ET | Oceana Canada
MONTREAL, Oct. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The results of Oceana Canada’s latest seafood investigation, released today, provide mounting evidence that Canada has a widespread and unchecked seafood...
Oceana Canada Launches Northern Expedition With Nunatsiavut Government to Explore Areas Critical to Inuit Communities
August 19, 2019 08:00 ET | Oceana Canada
NAIN, Labrador, Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, August 18, Oceana Canada and the Nunatsiavut Government set sail on an expedition to explore culturally and ecologically significant...
Stop overfishing
Government caves to industry pressure to overfish northern cod
June 25, 2019 14:03 ET | Oceana Canada
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) released its annual quota for critically depleted northern cod, allowing a catch level of up to...
Oceana Canada report uncovers widespread seafood fraud across country
August 28, 2018 07:00 ET | Oceana Canada
TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oceana Canada, a leading ocean advocacy organization, released a new report today revealing alarming rates of seafood fraud in Canada, and called on the...