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Elissama Menezes

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We need to talk about shipping

Addressing the shipping sector’s climate impacts is a large part of our success in tackling the climate crisis Look around and you will realize that almost everything we buy — in fact, 90 per... Read More
Addressing the shipping sector’s climate impacts is a large part of our success in tackling the climate crisis Look...
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The Arctic is cool — let’s keep it that way

International community rallies to protect Arctic waters The Arctic took centre stage at the 7th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) sub-committee in London, England, from February 17... Read More
International community rallies to protect Arctic waters The Arctic took centre stage at the 7th session of the International...
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What Canada can learn from the devastating oil spill in Brazil

Oil spill creates social and environmental crisis in coastal communities By Elissama Menezes and Mark Brooks On August 30, reports emerged of oil washing up on the northeast coast of Brazil. This may be... Read More
Oil spill creates social and environmental crisis in coastal communities By Elissama Menezes and Mark Brooks On August 30,...
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I got 99 problems and dumping is one

Canada has new standards for marine protected areas, but are they good enough?  By Elissama Menezes WWF-Canada celebrated earlier this year when the federal government announced a ban on oil and gas exploration, mining,... Read More
Canada has new standards for marine protected areas, but are they good enough?  By Elissama Menezes WWF-Canada celebrated earlier...
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No, I don’t want no scrubbers

A scrubber on a ship leaves harmful discharge out at sea As the shipping season opens in the north and vessel traffic increases along Canada’s coastline, TLC’s famous 90’s song, “No scrubs” resonates very... Read More
A scrubber on a ship leaves harmful discharge out at sea As the shipping season opens in the north...
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