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An injured whale in the water photographed from above

LNG ship traffic in B.C. could dramatically increase whale deaths: study

“Unsustainable losses” of fin and humpback whales projected annually from ship strikes in Great Bear Sea when new terminals are fully operational in 2030 Victoria, B.C. — Shipping related to the Liquified Natural Gas... Read More
“Unsustainable losses” of fin and humpback whales projected annually from ship strikes in Great Bear Sea when new terminals...
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Clearing the air: WWF-Canada leadership leads to reduced Arctic ship emissions

Arctic communities and wildlife in Canada can now take a deep, clean breath: the International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently announced its approval of an emission control area (ECA). The designation, which imposes strict regulations... Read More
Arctic communities and wildlife in Canada can now take a deep, clean breath: the International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently...
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Decoding narwhal migration: Insights from a two-decade tracking study

A recent study is shedding new light on narwhal migration behaviors, their choice of migration routes, and the factors that influence these patterns — findings that could be critical to the conservation of this... Read More
A recent study is shedding new light on narwhal migration behaviors, their choice of migration routes, and the factors...
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An Inuk man watches an icebreaker, Nunavut, Canada

The Arctic needs an Emission Control Area — and it needs one now

The shipping industry transports goods around the world — but that’s not all it brings. Eighty-six per cent of international ships burn Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO), the residual product left over from the fuel... Read More
The shipping industry transports goods around the world — but that’s not all it brings. Eighty-six per cent of...
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Freighters stop at the bay of Vancouver at sunset.

How Canada’s shipping industry can reduce its climate change impacts

Marine shipping connects the world by supplying essential goods. But while boasting in some cases transportation’s  lowest carbon footprint per tonne transported, the industry’s still-significant climate change impacts can no longer be ignored. Canadian... Read More
Marine shipping connects the world by supplying essential goods. But while boasting in some cases transportation’s  lowest carbon footprint...
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