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Federal government designates new marine conservation area
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NIPIGON, ONT-Canada's newest National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) will become the largest freshwater marine protected area in the world. The newly-created NMCA will take in more than 10,000 square...
11/19/2007 | Full Story

MDA signs five-year monitoring contract with PEMEX
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RICHMOND, BC-MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) has entered into a five-year multi-million dollar contract with Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) for the continued monitoring of natural oil seeps and...
10/29/2007 | Full Story

Green Marine program aims to minimize the shipping industry's environmental footprint
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The marine industry in Quebec and the rest of Canada has officially launched its own environmental program. The Green Marine program covering the St Lawrence and Great Lakes corridor is the first of i...
10/29/2007 | Full Story

Failure to act on critical environment issues threatens human survival, UNEP warns
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Serious, still-unresolved environmental issues such as climate change, degradation of air, water and land, and unsustainable pressure on resources are putting humanity's very survival at risk, says th...
10/29/2007 | Full Story

PM pledges Arctic strategy, new research facility to protect far north environment
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Among the highlights of the October 16 Throne Speech was a commitment by the federal government to develop an integrated strategy for Canada's far north and to build a "world-class arctic research sta...
10/22/2007 | Full Story

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup draws record number of participants
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VANCOUVER, BC-A motorcycle, a laptop computer, a hammock and a set of costume fairy wings, plus some 18,500 cigarette butts were among the items collected during the third week of September as the Van...
10/8/2007 | Full Story

Feds finalize new rules for pollution prevention from ships
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Transport Canada has finalized new and marine regulations designed to better protect Canadian waters from pollution. The Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and for Dangerous Chemic...
5/14/2007 | Full Story

Feds support International Polar Year with $150M for Arctic research projects
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The federal government has launched International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008 in Canada with an ambitious scientific research program, backed by $150 million in confirmed funding.
3/19/2007 | Full Story

New surveillance aircraft will monitor marine environment to catch polluters
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ST JOHN'S, NFLD-A newly-equipped Transport Canada Dash 8 pollution surveillance aircraft, officially launched in St. John's last month, will provide a more advanced level of marine monitoring than eve...
1/8/2007 | Full Story

New Brunswick's new government commits $26.6M to Saint John harbour cleanup
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SAINT JOHN, NB-In fulfillment of an election promise, New Brunswick's new Premier Shawn Graham and his cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the cleanup of the Saint John harbour. T...
10/16/2006 | Full Story

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