Blog Posts - Clear The Coast

Clear the Coast 2015

By Karen Wristen Living Oceans’ 2015 efforts to Clear the Coast of marine debris brought in an amazing five metric tonnes of debris, mainly composed of plastics of Japanese origin. Last year, working on the same Cape Scott beaches, we picked up 2.6...
by Water Blogged on Sep 28, 2015

Cleaning up Sea Otter Cove

By Will Soltau“Hey Will, there’s a Japanese skiff washed ashore near Cape Palmerston!” That was what my friend Mike called to tell me last March.“I know.” I said, “I spotted it in January of 2013. It’s pretty beat up.”“No,” Mik...
by Water Blogged on Aug 27, 2014

Raft Cove and Cape Palmerston cleanups

By Carmen PendletonCleaning up the remote beaches of northwest Vancouver Island is an ongoing challenge. This summer the Clear the Coast campaign is focusing on a large expedition to Sea Otter Cove in early August. In addition to this we are also mon...
by Water Blogged on Jul 24, 2014

Trash into treasure

By Will SoltauLast fall Kerri, our Office Administrator blogged about how her husband Tyler found treasures amongst the trash while taking part in a shoreline cleanup. The two treasures—a glass ball and a bottle with a message inside—found on the...
by Water Blogged on Jun 6, 2014

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