Healthy Oceans. Healthy Communities.
Girl discovering anemones. Photo: Janna Nichols
Your ocean, your community, your future.
Ocean Planning
Photo: Derek Bissell
Keep our coast oil free.
Growing salmon in closed containment protects wild salmon and the rest of the ecosystem from the problems caused by industrial salmon farming. Photo: Matt Casselman
Switch to closed containment.
Salmon Farming
 Young organisms use habitat to hide from predators; older ones use habitat to rest and as places to hunt for prey. Photo: Dale Sanders
No habitat. No fish.
Ocean Ecosystems
The British Columbia prawn fisheries are sustainable and thriving. Photo: Dorie Pesicka
Smart choice today. Healthy oceans tomorrow.
Sustainable Seafood
Ocean acidification threatens many of the species on Canada's Pacific coast. Photo: Dale Sanders
The ugly twin of climate change.
Ocean Acidification
Sea otter and pup. Photo: Madralynn Haye/Marine Photobank
Mapping and removing marine debris.
Clear the Coast

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Living Oceans is proud of our track record of collaborative solutions that deliver results. We've been a leader in the effort to protect Canada's Pacific coast since we formed in 1998. Our home base is in Sointula, a small fishing village on the Central Coast of British Columbia, yet our influence is national.

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