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Explore our most recent, fact-based content on marine shipping in Canada.

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June 28, 2018

Double Hulls

Double hulls are a preventive measure implemented to reduce the risk of ship-source pollution in the marine environment.

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May 24, 2018

10 Questions About Invasive Species & Marine Shipping

Test your knowledge! Find out what you know about invasive species and marine shipping.

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May 15, 2018

Invasive Species

Ships can introduce invasive species into Canadian waters through ballast water and biofouling. Learn more from Clear Seas.

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May 10, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Jane Lister

"Marine shipping is integral to our economic prosperity as well as our well-being." – Dr. Jane Lister

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April 26, 2018

How does Oil Behave in Water?

Not all oils behave the same way when spilled into the marine environment.

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March 15, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Aldo Chircop

“Good policy decisions require good research for evidence-based decision-making.” – Dr. Aldo Chircop

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Clear Seas

March 5, 2018

Vessel Drift and Response Analysis for Canada’s Pacific Coast

Clear Seas commissioned Nuka Research and Planning Group, LLC to assess the risk that a disabled vessel could drift aground on Canada’s Pacific coast before help arrives.

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February 26, 2018

What Are HNS?

Many chemicals transported by sea are considered hazardous and noxious substances that can have significant impacts when spilled into the marine environment.

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MEOPAR

February 22, 2018

Commercial Shipping Issues in Canada’s North

Clear Seas and MEOPAR have funded a two-year study to assess marine shipping trends over the past 30 years in the Canadian Arctic, focusing on two sites in the Northwest Passage.

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