Stay up to date with all of our latest clean-ups. Although these photos of marine debris are disturbing, our intention is not to point fingers. On the contrary – we are extremely grateful to the municipalities and Harbour Authorities that support clean-up efforts and take action to reduce marine dumping! We are not here to blame any industry for the marine debris that litters our coast – we need commitment and action NOW to remove – and prevent – further plastic waste from entering the marine environment. We all need to work together – governments, industries, NGOs and individuals – to improve our waste management practices and restore our harbours and ocean environment for the benefit of all.
Current cleaning efforts have been underway the last few days to help Rose Blanche. (Photo via John Organ.) Photo taken in Rose Blanche shortly after Hurricane Fiona Rose Blanche, one of many communities effected by hurricane Fiona, had [...]
When Shawn and Staunene saw the devastation left behind on Newfoundland's west coast after Hurricane Fiona, they knew they had to do something. So they loaded up their trailers, boats, and an RV, and left home before dawn to [...]
We had a fantastic weekend out filming with the crew from APTN's upcoming series "Water Worlds" This will be the first ever underwater documentary series from an Indigenous perspective, and we can't wait to watch! Sadly, we didn't have [...]
If you’ve seen the film Hell or Clean Water, you will know that Clean Harbours Initiative and IFAW Canada have been working together over the past 2 years, thanks to funding support from Environment Canada and Climate Change’s Zero Plastic [...]
Well, we've spent 5+ days working at Hickman's Harbour last month, and our work is far from done. Check out some of the debris we were able to remove! 135 tires, 33 car batteries, 5 crab traps, 8 fish [...]