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Massive Salmon Farm Die-Off Pollutes British Columbia’s Clayoquot Sound

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is aiming to protect the cost of British Columbia through Operation Virus Hunter. As part of that operation Sea Shepherd crew members have been on the water documenting a mass salmon die-off event at salmon farms within Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO listed World Biosphere […]

Sea Shepherd Removes over 1000 Pieces of Illegal Fishing Gear from Vaquita porpoise habitat Mexico

Operation Milagro, Sea Shepherd’s campaign to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, reached a significant milestone this month. Over the past six seasons of the campaign, more than 1000 pieces of illegal fishing gear have been removed from the Upper Gulf of California. This federally-protected and UNESCO recognized […]

Protecting the Canadian Coast

There was a recent letter from Justin Trudeau to the Minister of  Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. The following key priorities were shared: Lead, in consultation with provinces and territories, Indigenous Peoples and business stakeholders, in developing a comprehensive blue economy strategy to help guide future […]

Microplastics found in drinking water

More research is needed to study the effects posed by microplastics in drinking water, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The international public health body has also called for a reduction in plastic pollution to reduce the global populations exposed to the substance. Microplastics – which are tiny […]