Missing Millions

Ocean Legacy Foundation releases new report on beverage container recycling in BC Each day more than one million beverage containers and 2.3 million beverage container caps go missing in BC, and millions in economic opportunity with them.   The Government of British Columbia was the first jurisdiction in the world to adopt a regulated beverage Read More

Community of Via Del Mar, Mexico Continue Recycling Efforts

Community of Via Del Mar, Mexico Continue Recycling Efforts

We are so grateful and proud!  Amazing work as the students and community of Via Del Mar, Mexico continue on the recycling efforts from a major cleanup on March 23rd, 2019! This work is so important and together we are making the planet a cleaner place. Huge thank you to the school and their students Read More

Via Del Mar 2019 cleanup

Success in Via Del Mar, Mexico! Mayto Beach Cleanup Expedition March 23, 2019

What a successful cleanup! With over 200 people we were able to clean approximately 12kms of shoreline on Saturday in Via Del Mar, Mexico, in an area that is ecologically sensitive for sea turtle habitat.  Disturbingly, half of all baby sea turtles found dead by Australian scientists had stomachs full of plastics. We are pleased Read More


Expedition to Clean Mexican Hotspots and Sea Turtle Habitat

Success! We have identified new Mexican hotspots to clean and are looking forward to working with new local partnerships to clean these areas up while continuing to develop our Marine Debris Solutions™ program to upcycle and reuse wasted plastics. Disturbingly, half of all baby sea turtles found dead by Australian scientists had stomachs full of Read More



The Future Oceans Design Competition is an innovation challenge presented to international fashion designers by Victoria International Marina, in Victoria, BC, Canada. The Ocean Legacy Foundation, and Natural Talent Alliance. The mission of Future Oceans is to inspire hope and promote positive activism toward environmental conservation and recovery.   Download a PDF of these details: Read More


She is the Ocean – A Full-Length Documentary About Extraordinary Women Screening

This film screening in Tofino FRI, MAR 1, 2019, 7pm PST is selling out fast! 5% of all proceeds raised during these film screenings will be donated to Ocean Legacy. Come join Barnacle Babes, director/ producer Inna Blokhina and some super shero film stars in watching this absolutely amazing film: FACEBOOK EVENT DETAILS https://www.facebook.com/events/340732363446135/ https://www.facebook.com/oceanlegacy/posts/1093047747531718 … SHE IS Read More


PNP Presents: WONDERS of the SEA – 3D Feature Film – COMING SOON – Narrated by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Presents “…an illuminating and enjoyable look at the ocean’s explosive biodiversity…”  – Variety   WONDERS OF THE SEA – a spectacular 3D feature – Co-directed by Jean-Michel Cousteau and Jean-Jacques Mantello Screenplay by David Chocron and François Mantello Narrated by Arnold Schwarzenegger Opens February 1 across Canada *3D press screenings in select markets to be Read More

motion 151 passed

Motion 151 – A National Strategy to Combat Plastic Pollution Passed 100% in the House of Commons!

Motion 151, a national strategy to combat plastic pollution has been approved in the Canadian House of Commons with 100% of the vote!! This is usually unheard of, and together we have collectively changed the face of Canada’s plastic pollution management and history. Huge thank you to Gord Johns: Courtenay-Alberni Member of Parliament for leading this in Read More