Healthy Oceans. Healthy Communities.


Check out the businesses and organizations that support Living Oceans Society:

Ongoing Supporters

1% for the Planet Logo

Living Oceans Society is a member of 1% for the Planet, a growing global network of companies that donate 1% of their sales to a network of environmental organizations worldwide.

Banyen Books & Sound Logo

Since 2010, Banyen Books & Sound in Vancouver has been donated to Living Oceans Society their charge of 15 cents for plastic and large paper bags.

Coast Mountain Expeditions Logo

Lannie and Ralph, owners of Coast Mountain Expeditions sea kayaking tour business, have long appreciated the work of Living Oceans. This year Coast Mountain Expeditions helped support the work Living Oceans Society does by donating $500.

Denman Island Chocolate Logo

Living Oceans Society would like to thank Denman Island Chocolate for their generous $2,400 donation. We love their dark organic chocolate.

J.W. McConnell Family Foundation Logo

The McConnell Foundation provided generous support for our work with community supported fisheries and the assessment Sustainable Fish Secure Future: An Assessment of the Wild Seafood Supply Chain on Vancouver Island With a Focus on Local Sustainable Fisheries.

Lifestyle over Luxury Logo

Lifestyle Over Luxury is a sustainable clothing brand that makes travel gear for the modern day adventurer. Their clothes are tough, comfy, moisture wicking, anti wrinkle and affordable. It is all Canadian made from bamboo and organic cotton. They have partnered with Clear The Coast and with every single item of clothing sold, an entire garbage bag of plastic is cleaned up off beaches and prevented from entering our oceans.


London Community Foundation Logo

We appreciates the support provided by the Good Earth Fund, advised by Dianne Fahselt, within the London Community Foundation. The Good Earth Fund supports environmental and social justice issues.

Mountain Equipment Co-op Logo

Mountain Equipment Co-op provides quality products and services for self-propelled wilderness-oriented recreation.

The ESRI Conservation Program Logo

We gratefully acknowledge ESRI for providing us with the GIS software we use to create our award winning analyses and maps.

Vancouver Foundation’s Greenest City Fund Logo

Living Oceans is increasing access to local, sustainable seafood thanks to the generous support of the Vancouver Foundation’s Greenest City Fund.

Ocean Exposures Photo Contest 2015

We're grateful to these organizations and businesses for providing the great prizes for our Ocean Exposures Photo Contest.

  • Stubbs Island Whale Watching Logo

    Stubbs Island Whale Watching has a world-wide reputation for responsible wildlife viewing that has true educational merit. All tours start from historic Telegraph Cove on Northern Vancouver Island.

  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre Logo

    The Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre is a not-for-profit aquarium and marine education facility devoted to showcasing the local flora and fauna of the Salish Sea. Our goal is to connect people with the marine ecosystem through education, engagement, and awareness, and inspire all generations to explore, respect, and take action on behalf of the world's oceans.

  • tentree Logo

    tentree is an environmentally conscious clothing company with a mission to plant ten trees for every item purchased. Since their inception in 2012, they have planted over 5 million trees and are on track to have 10 million trees planted by the end of 2016.

  • Abeego Logo

    Abeego is the original all natural beeswax food wrap that keeps food fresh longer. Reusable Abeego products are an affordable and earth-friendly replacement for disposable plastic wraps and bags. Their unique design extends the life of fresh food, preserves natural flavours and creates less food waste.

  • Photojojo Logo

    Photojojo publishes creative and fun photography finds to over 500,000 fans, subscribers, and followers AND run an online store full of amazing photo goodies. If you love photography, you'll love Photojojo!

  • Chili Thom Logo

    Your experience in nature depends on how you choose to position yourself within it. Chili Thom's art transports the viewer to remote natural landscapes and acts not only as a form of escapism, but also as a tool top deepen their appreciation for the natural world in which we are all inextricably connected.

Clear the Coast volunteers

Our work to Clear the Coast of marine debris has been made possible by the hard work of many volunteers. We're especially grateful to those who helped clear Cape Scott Park and Cox Island in 2015: Cassie & Jodie Bergeron, Penny Birnam, Garth Covernton, Cory Gardner, Will George, Eric & Terry Grantner, Meghan Hall, Angela & Paul Hansen, Nigel Marshall, Michael Neate, Wesley Piatocka, Wendy Robertson, Vern & Shirley Samson, Will Soltau, Jasper Shore, Julie & Marten Sims, Linda & Ross Weaver.

Clear the Coast supporters

We appreciate the funders of our work to Clear the Coast of marine debris: the Vancouver Aquarium Tsunami Debris Management Program, which is made possible by the generous contribution from the Government of Japan and its people and supported by the Province of B.C., Ministry of Environment and the Government of Canada; Habitat Conservation Trust Fund, ADP Grants Programme, Canadian Wildlife Service, Cape Scott Wind Farm, Super Valu in Port McNeill, Home Hardware in Port Hardy, Regional District of Mount Waddington 7-Mile Landfill.

December 2014

We'd like to thank the following people and businesses for providing silent auction gifts for our Sointula Christmas party.

  • Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupressure Logo

    Relax your body, mind and spirit | 250-973-6304

  • The Tidal Zone Studio Logo

    Gillnet rugs and scarves - Sterling silver jewellery - Hooked rugs

    PO Box 415 Sointula, BC V0N 3E0 | 250-973-6883 |

  • Rainbeau’s End Guesthouse Logo

    At Rainbeau’s End, you will find rest, discover the beauty of northern Vancouver Island, learn about natural and human history of the area and, if you seek it, sanctuary for the soul. Box 252 Sointula, Malcolm Island B.C.V0N 3E0 | 250-973-6465

  • Jackie Hildering - The Marine Detective  Logo

    To view and purchase one of Jackie’s beautiful calendars, depicting the wild beauty of northern Vancouver Island, CLICK HERE.

  • SointulArt Logo

    SointulArt showcases the digital art and photography of Darryl Luscombe, an artist living and working on Malcolm Island, British Columbia.

  • Sund's Lodge Logo

    Sund’s Lodge is a unique and extraordinary wilderness retreat nestled on the pristine Canadian Inside Passage featuring superb fishing, world-class dining, and a wonderful personally-catered atmosphere for our few guests.

  • Ruffly Speaking Canine Company Logo

    We show you the kind of meaningful relationship you can achieve with your canine companions and teach you how to really listen to your dog. 250-902-8561 (local to Sointula) 1-866-820-1810

  • Jackie Frioud Pottery Logo

    Jackie Frioud (pronounced "free-you") makes salt-glazed, functional pottery in her home studio in Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver, B.C. Thrown on the wheel and salt-fired in a gas kiln, her handmade pots create quiet moments of pleasure and reflection in daily life.

  • Kyle Goertzen Logo

    Kyle donated an Arc'teryx backpack for our prize draw.