Canadian federal Green Party leader, Elizabeth May (@ElizabethMay), talks to Mark Leiren-Young about saving orcas and right whales; stopping Kinder Morgan and Bilcon and Canada’s toothless endangered species laws on the latest episode of the Skaana podcast. “All whales matter. All cetaceans matter. All life matters.” “The most endangered whale species in Canada is the…
The BC Sierra Club has been at the forefront of eco-activism for almost 50 years. Mark Leiren-Young talks to their campaigns director, Caitlyn Vernon, about protecting the whales, the oceans and her award-winning book about the Great Bear Rainforest.
Alexandra Morton (@alex4salmon) is one of Canada’s most famous eco-activists. The best-selling author’s fight to save the west coast’s wild salmon attracted the attention of the Sea Shepherd Society and launched Operation Virus Hunter – a mission to publicize Morton’s research into open sea salmon farms. Tune in if you care about oceans, orcas, salmon…
When we set out to launch the Skaana podcast there were 83 Southern Resident orcas in the Salish Sea. Today there are 76. We’re losing matriarchs, we’re losing babies. The Center for Whale Research declared that J52, Sonic, was missing and presumed dead.The last images of Sonic showed that he was starving to death. Our latest…
The BC Maritime Museum launched a new series of “Nautical Nights” with Skaana host, Mark Leiren-Young, talking about the secret origins of The Killer Whale Who Changed the World and his documentary The-Hundred-Year-Old Whale which premieres this month at Planet in Focus in Toronto.
Today Norway is one of only three whaling nations in the world, but the country’s whaling operations used to be worldwide. Dag Ingemar Børresen of Sandefjord’s Whaling Museum (Hvalfangstmuseet) on Norway’s whaling history and the market for Minke meat.
Renewed federal support for ocean protection will help protect BC’s ocean health, economy and First Nation cultures.
For Canada, it’s a time to celebrate the rich marine life in three great oceans off the longest coastline of any nation.
Plastic has made life more convenient, but many of us remember a time when we got along fine without it.
Reducing the amount of plastic we dump into oceans is a challenge we can meet. Let’s get on it.
Endangered species cannot recover and survive without efforts on both sides of the border to ensure they are protected from acoustic harm.
(UBC – Feb. 18th, 2012) – Parasites and pathogens infecting humans, pets and farm animals are increasingly being detected in marine mammals such as sea otters, porpoises, harbour seals and killer whales along the Pacific coast of the U.S. and Canada, and better surveillance is required to monitor public health implications, according to a panel…
Project AWARE, an ocean conservation organization, has launched a Global Scavenger Hunt. We’re encouraging divers to play the game for their chance to win great prizes and to make a positive environmental impact by collecting underwater trash at their favorite dive sites.
Project AWARE, an ocean conservation organization, has launched a Global Scavenger Hunt.
We’re encouraging divers to play the game for their chance to win great prizes and to make a positive environmental impact by collecting underwater trash at their favorite dive sites.
If we care about ourselves and our children and grandchildren, we must look beyond our immediate surroundings and do all we can to care for the oceans.
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC has a summer full of events planned for everyone of all ages. The summer season kicks off on May 22 with a festival celebrating the International Day of Biological Diversity with this year’s theme of forests.
An Ocean Champion is an individual who has an appreciation of the ocean and a shared knowledge of its diversity. By listening to our ocean champions we can learn from them and ensure the ocean and its resources are available for generations to come.
From NLEN – Ocean Net would like to announce our brand new Downloads section of our website, easily accessible through the main menu.