Tour Vancouver’s Coal Harbour by Hopping Aboard an Electrically Powered Boat

Creating zero air or water pollution, the Coal Harbour E-Tour carries passengers over the waters for a 45-minute tour on an ultra quiet electric boat. While cruising through the harbour, passengers will get to enjoy the sights of the towering North Shore Mountains and the glimmering Vancouver City skyline.

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Tour Vancouver’s Coal Harbour by Hopping Aboard an Electrically Powered Boat

SCIENCE MEETS ART MEETS OCEAN: DOUGLAS COUPLAND’S VORTEX OPENS AT THE VANCOUVER AQUARIUM ON MAY 18

Internationally renowned for his work in contemporary thought, literature, visual, and public art, Douglas Coupland now adds environmental art to his remarkable portfolio. Vortex – the first-ever full-scale artistic imagining of the Pacific Trash Vortex or Great Pacific Garbage Patch – opens May 18, 2018 at the Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative.

Vortex is an exploration of the escalating global ocean plastic pollution crisis and the evolving human relationship with this ubiquitous material in an emotive, provocative, and inspirational way.

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SCIENCE MEETS ART MEETS OCEAN: DOUGLAS COUPLAND’S VORTEX OPENS AT THE VANCOUVER AQUARIUM ON MAY 18

Vancouver’s First Zero-Emission Electric Boat Tours Launching in Coal Harbour this Spring

This summer, tour the city by hopping aboard an electrically powered 12-passenger boat! This unique and intimate Electric Harbour Tour will give passengers spectacular views of Vancouver’s Coal Harbour, Stanley Park and Canada Place. The tour experience will begin  in May with two boats: Elektra One and Elektra Two.

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Vancouver’s First Zero-Emission Electric Boat Tours Launching in Coal Harbour this Spring

Celebrate Earth Day with a Green Birthday Bash in Stanley Park

Gather in Stanley Park on Saturday, April 21 to celebrate the ecology of Vancouver’s beloved park and the 30th birthday the Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES). Everyone is invited to join hands-on ecological activities and enjoy some birthday cake!

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Celebrate Earth Day with a Green Birthday Bash in Stanley Park

Douglas Coupland and Ocean Wise Announce New Exhibition At Vancouver Aquarium For Spring 2018

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Internationally-renowned author, artist, and designer Douglas Coupland is collaborating with Ocean Wise® to highlight an escalating global conservation crisis – ocean plastic pollution – through a new major sculpture exhibition that will be unveiled at Vancouver Aquarium on May 18, 2018. This is a first for both the artist and the organization. The year-long installation, titled Vortex, will immerse visitors in a contemplative, emotive, and transformative experience.

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Douglas Coupland and Ocean Wise Announce New Exhibition At Vancouver Aquarium For Spring 2018

Vancouver Landmarks To “Light Up Blue” To Show Support Of Our Oceans

On March 14th, notable Vancouver buildings and landmarks will glow blue in support of protecting our oceans, which is being showcased at GLOBE Forum 2018 (March 14-16) – North America’s largest and longest-running Leadership Summit on Sustainable Business.

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Vancouver Landmarks To “Light Up Blue” To Show Support Of Our Oceans

Vancouver Continues To Push Boundaries in Sustainability With World’s First Double LEED Platinum Convention Centre

The Vancouver Convention Centre is proud to announce that its iconic West building has been awarded LEED Platinum certification (version 4) for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance by the Canada Green Building Council. Coupled with its 2010 Platinum certification for New Construction, the Vancouver Convention Centre is the first double LEED Platinum convention centre in the world.

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Vancouver Continues To Push Boundaries in Sustainability With World’s First Double LEED Platinum Convention Centre