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Atlantic walrus sits on rocks with mountains and ocean in the background.

Underwater noise harms wildlife, here’s how to turn down the volume

As we’ve said before, underwater noise is pollution, too! So, on World Oceans Day earlier in June, WWF-International launched two reports highlighting the threats whales and other marine wildlife face when bombarded by noise... Read More
As we’ve said before, underwater noise is pollution, too! So, on World Oceans Day earlier in June, WWF-International launched...
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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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Grey water dumping threatens ocean health and people

Chronic industrial pollution and climate change are transforming our oceans and helping drive a global biodiversity crisis. Among the many sources of ocean pollution, none are as prevalent — or as solvable — as “grey water” from ships. It’s a... Read More
Chronic industrial pollution and climate change are transforming our oceans and helping drive a global biodiversity crisis. Among the many...
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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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Time is running out for Salish Sea orcas

The orcas of the Salish Sea remain in a precarious position. Southern Resident Killer Whales, as they are known, now number just 78 after 12 months of high mortality. Read More
The orcas of the Salish Sea remain in a precarious position. Southern Resident Killer Whales, as they are known,...
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