The Healthy Earth symbol recognizes a CRS Climate Change Prevention Project
Clean Coast, Clean Waters Initiative
West Coast Vancouver Island Coastal Improvement Project - Phase 1
Retrieval and responsible recycling and disposal of anthropogenic marine debris and derelict vessels along 400 kilometres on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. In partnership with T'Sou-ke, Ahousaht, Tla-o-qui-aht, Hesquiaht, Ka:'yu:'k't'h'/Che:k:tles7et'h', Huu-ay-aht, Tseshaht, Ucluelet, Ehattesaht Chinexint First Nations, the Nuchatlaht Tribe, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, the Province of British Columbia, Rugged Coast Research Society, Surfrider Pacific Rim, and Ocean Legacy Foundation.
Abandoned Aquaculture Site Remediation
Dismantling, removing, responsibly disposing and recycling of abandoned aquaculture infrastructure in British Columbia. Retrieval of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded ghost fishing gear (ALDFG), habitat remediation and removal of pollutants and infrastructure impacting navigable waters and wildlife. In partnership with local First Nations, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Transport Canada and Ministry of FLNRORD.
Aquatic Invasive Specie Monitoring and Control - European Green Crab
Monitoring and controlling the spread of European Green Crab within traditional First Nation territories. In partnership with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Parks Canada, the Province of British Columbia, BC Parks and local First Nations.
Abandoned and Derelict Vessel Removal
Removing abandoned and derelict vessels within traditional First Nation territories. In partnership with Transport Canada, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canadian Coast Guard and local First Nations.
Anthropogenic Marine Debris & Ghost Fishing Gear Removal
Restoring and rehabilitating migratory corridors for wild salmon. Retrieval of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded ghost fishing gear (ALDFG). Focusing on estuaries, nearshore rearing areas, eelgrass beds and coastal watersheds. In partnership with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Parks Canada, the Province of British Columbia, BC Parks, tourism and marine-industry stakeholders and local First Nations.
First Nation Community Revitalizations and Traditional Territory Habitat Rehabilitation
Improving habitat and humanity in traditional First Nations territorial lands and waters. Community revitalization, derelict vehicle and vessel removal, seabed and salmonid migratory corridor rehabilitation. Retrieval of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded ghost fishing gear (ALDFG). In partnership with First Nations and Cermaq Canada.
Large Pelagics Monitoring and Assessment
Stock assessment and monitoring (including DNA sampling and PSAT/acoustic tagging) of large pelagics (bluefin, big eye, yellowfin and albacore tunas, marlin, sailfish and sword fish) in Canadian and International waters. In partnership with the Government of Canada, The Billfish Foundation, ICAAT and the IGFA.
Wild Salmon and Marine Wildlife Monitoring and Assessment
Stock assessment and monitoring (including DNA sampling and tagging) of wild salmon in British Columbia, and monitoring and assessment of marine wildlife in Canadian waters. In partnership with the Government of Canada.