could plastic fuel your car

Could Plastic Fuel Your Car? – Earthrise Feature: Al Jazeera TV


Al Jazeera Documentary: 🇫🇷 Turning the tide on plastic: Creation and art from waste 🇨🇦 | Earthrise

earthrise goes to Canada and France to look at ways of dealing with the plastic pollution crisis. We are excited to release our Al Jazeera TV episode: Turning the Tide on Plastic this week in conjunction with World Oceans Day! This short episode has been launched to the Al Jazeera English network and we are in complete Read More


Towards a Zero Plastic Waste Canada – Declaration on Plastics

Thanks to the efforts of the signatories named below and Environmental Defence, this Declaration on Plastics has been sent to Prime Minister Trudeau, and Minister McKenna.  Let’s hope they respond with an invitation to discuss and move forward, towards a zero plastic waste Canada! In Canada, nearly 90 per cent of plastics end up incinerated, Read More

Thormanby Island Cleanup Video

Thormanby Cleanup, Video by Dolf Vermeulen Creative

Ocean Legacy Foundation – Thormanby Cleanup Two weekends back I spent #EarthDay cleaning up South Thormanby with The Ocean Legacy Foundation. It was a day of highs and lows. We had amazing weather, I got to meet many incredible people, and overall it was a very enjoyable event. On the other hand it was a Read More


Dangers of Plastic Infographic – Plastic Found in 93% of Bottled Water Globally!

Are you drinking plastic? In a study completed by Fredonia State University of New York (link to pdf), 93% of bottled water contained plastic particles as illustrated below…Please share this!  In a similar study, a CBC Marketplace investigation found that many Canadian bottled water brands contain microplastics. Those microplastics can enter a human’s bloodstream and Read More


BC Seafood Expo June 11-12, 2018

The BC Seafood Expo June 11 & 12, 2018 We are grateful to have been sponsored by the BC Seafood Expo to attend this years event!  Don’t miss one of the largest seafood industry trade events in the pacific northwest! For more info and for tickets, see the Facebook event or visit the BC Seafood Read More

Tour de Crown

Tour de Crown

Biking from the Pacific to the Atlantic – 10 friends, 9 days, 6,223 km – to raise money for the world’s oceans. Why would anyone do this? “We like riding bikes. We like having fun. We like giving back. We’ve partnered with Ocean Legacy Foundation and Surfrider Pacific Rim to donate 100% of the funds Read More

giving new life to litter

Giving New Life to Litter!

Image from the Ocean Wise Blog Meet the new shoreline litter drop-off site at Ocean Wise’s Vancouver Aquarium. In honour of Earth Day, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and Ocean Legacy are launching a new shoreline litter drop-off location at Ocean Wise’s Vancouver Aquarium.  Not only will this new drop-off location keep trash off shorelines Read More