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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

August 15 to November 30, 2015

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is the perfect way for teachers and students of all ages to get their gloves dirty, their feet wet and make our aquatic ecosystems cleaner, healthier and safer for all living things.

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Other Resources

Create a Marine Protected Area

Students analyze competing ocean resources and uses, then experiment with designating a MPA along an imaginary coastline in this National Geographic activity.

What WWF is Doing

Discover what WWF is doing to improve harvesting practices, transform seafood markets and what you can do to help.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Explore Canada’s oceans and their inhabitants and learn about sustainable management of these vital ecosystems.

Canada’s Seafood Guide

Visit this site to learn how to choose sustainable seafood.

Bycatch Bonanza

Players are challenged to make their way through the water catching fish but avoiding bycatch – untargeted animals such as sharks, octopi, turtles and dolphins.

Reading Passage and Curriculum Connections

This reading introduces marine protected areas (MPAs) and ocean conservation. Glossary included.

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This reading introduces marine protected areas (MPAs) and ocean conservation. Glossary included.

Discover how Marine Protected Areas lessons are linked to the curriculum in Canada's 13 provinces and territories.

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Discover how Marine Protected Areas lessons are linked to the curriculum in Canada's 13 provinces and territories.