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Clear Seas

June 7, 2022

Climate Change Vulnerability of the Canadian Maritime Environment

An analysis of the effects of climate change and the strategies that the Canadian maritime sector needs to adapt to meet this rising threat.

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University of British Columbia,
National Research Council Canada

June 1, 2022

Pathways to
Zero-Impact Shipping

Clear Seas is undertaking a project to evaluate the potential contribution of different technologies to reduce the overall environmental impacts of marine shipping.

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University of British Columbia,
Transport Canada

May 24, 2022

Smart Adaptive Solutions to Underwater Noise from Ships

Clear Seas is undertaking a project to help demonstrate the feasibility of smart adaptive technologies to reduce the impact of underwater noise from ships on marine mammals.

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Dalhousie University

May 6, 2022

Supporting Inuit Rights and Marine Use

A guide to shipping regulations in Nunavut.

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Clear Seas

April 28, 2022

Assessing Shipping Risk in Canada

Building on its previous work on shipping risks, Clear Seas examined the rates of vessels involved in maritime incidents and accidents in Canada, based on the type of ship and occurrence and the volume of marine traffic in each region.

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March 21, 2022

Ship Waste

Merchant vessels produce different types of waste as part of their operations. Discover the rules governing the management and disposal of these wastes in Canadian and international waters.

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March 1, 2022

In Their Own Words:
Reflections on Clear Seas’ Indigenous Internship Program

Clear Seas launched an internship program in 2021 to build respectful relationships with Indigenous communities by listening to and addressing priorities through research projects led by Indigenous post-secondary students.

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March 1, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas as a Marine Fuel in the Arctic: Panacea or Poison?

Clear Seas convenes a roundtable to gather perspectives on the use of LNG as fuel for marine shipping in Canada’s north.

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February 25, 2022

Stranded at sea: COVID-19 and its toll on mariners

The global pandemic, and increased demand by consumers and industry, has disrupted the supply chain and revealed an occupational health and safety crisis among seafarers.

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