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24/05/2018

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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15/05/2018

May 15, 2018

Invasive Species

Marine shipping can contribute to the transfer of invasive species around the world. Learn more about invasive species in Canadian waters and what’s being done to reduce the impact of marine shipping on species invasions.

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10/05/2018

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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26/04/2018

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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15/03/2018

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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05/03/2018
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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26/02/2018

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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22/02/2018
MEOPAR

February 22, 2018

Commercial Shipping Issues in Canada’s North

UPDATE: Research selected for Clear Seas / MEOPAR 2017 Call for Proposals: In partnership, Clear Seas and MEOPAR have selected a project led by Dr. Jackie Dawson (University of Ottawa) as a grant recipient resulting from the joint 2017 Call for Proposals. Eligible research projects examined commercial shipping issues in Canada’s North. Dr. Dawson will study shipping traffic in the Northwest Passage region and its potential impact on sensitive sites.The research, supported by a joint Clear Seas - MEOPAR grant of $194,000 will start in the spring of 2018 and is expected to require two years to complete.

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25/01/2018

January 25, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Jackie Dawson

“Governing shipping in the Arctic is extremely complex and it requires collaboration and respect.” – Dr. Jackie Dawson

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