June 17, 2021
National Indigenous Peoples Day: Recognition comes at a painful time in the history of Indigenous People and shines a light on injustice, residential schools, and the need for reconciliationThis June, Canada is commemorating National Indigenous History Month to recognize the history, heritage, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Indigenous Peoples have a deep history and connection to the land we call Canada and the oceans and waters that wash on to its shores.
June 9, 2021
Sharing the waterways: Understanding the effects of marine shipping on Southern Resident killer whales and the measures to help protect themWith more than 27,000 km of coastline that extends from Alaska to Washington State, Canada’s Pacific region is home to a rich and vibrant marine ecosystem. Thousands of sea creatures inhabit these waters, from microscopic species to large, fascinating mammals. Among them are the highly intelligent and iconic orcas, also known as killer whales.
May 6, 2021
2021 Update: Endangered North Atlantic Right WhalesNorth Atlantic right whales are one of the most endangered species of large whales.
March 23, 2021
Anchors Away: Understanding the Issues About Ships at AnchorAs Canada’s international trade and the global demand for its products continues to grow, the need for anchorages, which allow ships to wait outside a harbour to unload or pick-up their cargos, has increased. This has an impact on coastal areas, the environment and on the traditional activities of Indigenous communities.
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.
Dalhousie University, Memorial University
January 25, 2021