Ocean Bridge Brings Ocean Activities for All Ages to Vancouver

Clean up crew team shot, Lepas Bay, Graham Island, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada. May 22, 2018

Written by Ocean Wise

This week, 40 young ocean leaders from across Canada are meeting up in Vancouver to take part in an immersive urban expedition. The goal of the trip? To serve the local community and raise awareness about ocean conservation.

They’re part of Ocean Bridge, a program run by Ocean Wise that’s in its first year and is part of the Canada Service Corps started by the Government of Canada.

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Ocean Bridge Brings Ocean Activities for All Ages to Vancouver

Get Around Faster and Greener with the Cowlines App

There’s now a faster and greener way to get around Vancouver. Cowlines, the multimodal transportation app set to revolutionize urban mobility, ease congestion and reduce greenhouse gases from transportation, launched in the App Store this month, kicking off it’s North American launch in Vancouver.

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Get Around Faster and Greener with the Cowlines App

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