AL JAZEERA TV DOCUMENTARY

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

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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

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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

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Donate your Bottle Return to Help us Clean up the Ocean!

Plastic Ocean Video from Green Marketing on Vimeo. For a moment we invite you to think about the ocean… Not that beautiful blue thing you see in commercials or the view from above. Think about what is in our oceans and what increases every day. Think about what it is doing to us and to Read More

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Let’s Talk Trash: Oceanfront Cleanups – In the News

Let’s Talk Trash Team / Powell River Peak February 9, 2018 08:00 AM PLASTIC PROBLEM: Powell River area residents keen to participate in removing plastic debris that washes up on local beaches after storms can organize a beach cleanup on a sunny afternoon with the help of Powell River Regional District’s Let’s Talk Trash Team. Read More

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SIGN NOW: E-1415 PETITION TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Re: Marine Debris

https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Sign/e-1415 E-1415 PETITION TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Whereas: Plastics in our oceans, lakes, rivers and other bodies of water pose a dire threat to sensitive ecosystems, wildlife, communities, and individuals; and Plastics make their way into these bodies of water in a variety of ways including: storm water outfalls; global ocean tides and currents; Read More

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Lush Cosmetics: Cleaning up plastic pollution with Ocean Legacy

The hardworking staff at Ocean Legacy, a Lush Charity Pot partner, see the devastating effects of plastic pollution every day. Their work focuses on educating the public about how plastic pollution affects the marine environment; they even take groups of volunteers to remote locations off the coast of British Columbia to clean up marine debris. Read More

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Video: From the Beach to the Sorting Facility by Crystal Chan, Surfrider Vancouver

From the beach to Local sorting facility from Crystal Chan on Vimeo. Come help make a difference 🙂 From now until October 20th the Ocean Legacy foundation along with friends is hosting marine debris sorting as a part of their 14 day upcycle challenge! Read more on their initiative here http://oceanlegacy.ca/the-2nd-annual-14-day-upcycle-challenge-is-on-oct-7-20-2017/ Learn about what your Read More