July 12, 2021
Maritime Commercial Incidents and AccidentsClear Seas examined the spatial distribution of commercial marine shipping incidents and accidents in and around Canadian waters and created an interactive, user-friendly visualization tool to share this data. Accessible to all, this tool can be used to highlight areas of potential shipping risks, identify trends in marine incident reporting, and help inform policymakers and the public on the safety of marine shipping in Canada.
March 2, 2021
Vessel Traffic in Canada’s Pacific RegionClear Seas contracted Nuka Research to analyse vessel traffic and oil movements in Canada’s Pacific region. This study is the fifth body of work associated with Clear Seas’ Marine Transportation Corridor initiative in Canada’s Pacific Region.
January 25, 2021
Supporting Inuit Rights and Marine UseIn collaboration with Dalhousie University, Clear Seas is undertaking a research project on maritime governance to help better inform Inuit communities who are seeing an increase in shipping activities. This project builds on the work underway through the Coastal Restoration Nunavut (CRN) initiative.
January 25, 2021
Demystifying Maritime GovernanceIn collaboration with Dalhousie and Memorial University, Clear Seas in undertaking a multi-part project on maritime governance to bring clarity to this complex topic as well as to the public debates around its frameworks and emerging issues.
December 17, 2020
Decarbonizing Marine Shipping: Air Quality Co-Benefits for Coastal CommunitiesIn collaboration with Clear Seas and funded by MEOPAR, a team led by researcher Dr. Amanda Giang at the University of British Columbia is undertaking a project to assess how decarbonization of marine shipping can provide air quality co-benefits to coastal communities.
November 30, 2020
2020 Public Opinion Poll: Canadians’ Attitudes Towards Marine ShippingClear Seas partnered with the Angus Reid Institute again to update the findings of its 2018 nation-wide public opinion poll on marine shipping. This third study in the series features a Shipping Confidence Index designed to provide a ranking of the various viewpoints on marine shipping.
October 6, 2020