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Big coastline. Big water. Big responsibility.


So, you’re ready to roll up your sleeves? Awesome! Here are some amazing ways you can make a difference for the ocean. Let us know how you got involved by tagging #OceanWeekCanada.

Water Rangers Testkits

Test the water quality of your local waterbody. The first step to protecting water is learning what’s in it.

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The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Organize a beach or shoreline cleanup in your community. Litter harms wildlife and ecosystems, but you can help to restore them by picking up trash.

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Coastal Connection Challenge

We challenge you to get outside and use people-powered movement (walking, running, cycling, swimming, paddling, using a wheelchair-accessible trail, etc.) to personally connect with your local waterways, and to virtually travel Canada’s coastline.

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Stories for Stream2Sea

Canadians from coast to coast to coast are sharing stories of their connection with the ocean and how this connection may be changing. Stories are shared through an interactive story map.

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World Ocean Day 30x30 letter

To create a healthy ocean with abundant wildlife and to stabilize the climate, it’s critical that 30% of our planet’s lands, waters, and ocean are protected. Sign the letter to your nation's leaders!

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Be Plastic Wise Pledge

Take the pledge to lessen your plastic footprint. By making a few simple changes in your life, you can make a difference for our rivers, lakes, and the ocean.

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iNaturalist

iNaturalist is like having a huge guide for identifying plant and animal species in your pocket, but in mobile format! Identify species, capture your observations and contribute towards the improvement of biodiversity knowledge of Parks Canada sites across the country. It's nature at your fingertips!

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#CreateWaves Challenge

Create art that inspires ocean conservation and educates those who view it in an engaging way. Use your artistic genius for a wonderful cause! 

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#OceanDecade Challenge

Engage in ocean science activities and earn an Ocean Decade badge. Have fun while you learn about how your choices affect the ocean, and what you can do to keep it healthy.

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