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A polynya in the Arctic Ocean.

Campaign Milestone

Oceans North’s Place in a Warming World

In order to achieve a sustainable, low-carbon future, 2020 must begin a decade of unprecedented climate action.
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Oceans North Executive Director Louie Porta at the JPAC meeting in Toro Negro, Puerto Rico.

Travel Story

Lessons in Community Resilience

What recovering from disasters can teach us about adapting to our shared future.
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Aerial view over Baffin Bay.


How We Can Limit Fishing North of 72°N

There is a way to both protect the area and preserve the opportunity to fish in the future.
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A map of what is now the Canadian Arctic from 1775. While our knowledge has improved, there remains much we don't know about Arctic ecosystems and the impact commercial fishing could have.


Why We Should Limit Fishing North of 72°N

Industrial-scale commercial fishing poses a threat to the ecosystem and to future community-based fisheries.
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Part of Thomas Raddall Provincial Park, displayed in 2D using aerial imagery collected by the drone.


How Drones Can Help Nova Scotia Communities Adapt to Climate Change

Maps can help people better understand and visualize the threats our coastline is facing, as well as help identify current and future issues.
Microplastics Sampling in Pond Inlet

Collecting seawater samples through the ice outside Pond Inlet, Nunavut.

Floe Edge Blog

Pilot Program Conducts Ocean Plastics Workshop with Youth from Nunavut’s Pond Inlet

The Arctic Community Ocean Plastics Initiative samples seawater to look for microplastics and trains northern youth to build capacity for community-based plastic monitoring in the Arctic.
Beluga whale watching in Churchill

An adult beluga whale approaches a tourist boat. Many thousands of tourists come to Churchill each summer wanting to see these white whales up close.

Guest Post

Studying How Belugas Interact with Churchill’s Whale-watching Boats

In July, Oceans North launched a study examining how beluga whales in Manitoba’s Churchill River spend their time and how they behave around whale-watching boats and other tourism-related vessels.
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Atlantic herring.


Decision-Makers Are in the Dark on Atlantic Herring

We need more scientific information to ensure herring's future in Atlantic Canada.