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Tag: shipping

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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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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?  WWF-Canada celebrated earlier this year when the federal government announced a ban on oil and gas exploration, mining, dumping, and bottom... Read More
Canada has new standards for marine protected areas, but are they good enough?  WWF-Canada celebrated earlier this year when...
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