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When any news is good news for oceans
If lack of awareness is part of the problem, then any news about the ocean is good news – even when the news is bad.

Whale sounds on Parliament Hill: decision makers tuning into conservation
This week, organizations gathered on Parliament Hill to talk to decision makers about the impact of ocean noise on whales.

Canada’s largest seafood retailer to carry ASC-certified Atlantic salmon
Loblaw Companies Ltd. announced that they’ll be carrying responsibly-sourced farmed Atlantic salmon from Norway that’s been certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) - a first for a North American grocery retailer.

Celebrate Canada’s oceans at your local fish counter
Last week, WWF and a broad coalition of NGO’s and industry hosted an event on Parliament Hill calling on Canada to mark March 18 as National Sustainable Seafood Day to celebrate the incredible diversity of life in our waters, the contribution they make to our economy, and to better understand what’s being done – and what needs to be done – to ensure people and this hugely important part of our planet continue to thrive.

Canada, Ocean Nation, Needs More Marine Protected Areas
With three coasts, the longest coastline of the world, and vast, rich ocean spaces under our control, where does Canada sit on the world’s ranking of marine protected areas (MPAs)?