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ocean conservation

The deep sea is about as mysterious to us as outer space, but a group of scientists recently discovered surprising diversity
While the announcement about an investment in science is a welcome relief, it can only lead to healthier fish stocks if the government gathers and shares information about them, and uses the science to allow depleted species to rebuild - something successive governments have ignored.
“That is a mass extinction and there is every reason to believe that we are triggering it.”
June 8 is World Oceans Day. In Canada, it's a time to celebrate the rich marine life in three great oceans off the longest coastline of any nation -- trillions of plankton, billions of fish, millions of seabirds, thousands of whales and myriad other creatures great and small. Yet, we have little to celebrate when it comes to looking after this natural legacy
Céline Cousteau is the daughter of ocean explorer and filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and grand-daughter of the legendary Jacques Yves Cousteau, a French undersea explorer, researcher, photographer and documentary host who invented diving and scuba devices, including the Aqua-Lung.
There would be far greater benefit to our coastline if the aquarium educated their visitors about the grave risks of tarsands pipelines, tanker traffic and LNG ports, rather than focusing on how acrobatic dolphins can be.