Ocean Protection

A Lewis’s moonsnail collar, housing thousands of eggs, found on a Vancouver Island beach. (Photo by Jackie Hildering)

Moonsnails’ collar-shaped egg casings intrigue Vancouver Island beachcombers

As pictures of moonsnail collars go viral, the Marine Detective, steps in to educate people

A Lewis’s moonsnail collar, housing thousands of eggs, found on a Vancouver Island beach. (Photo by Jackie Hildering)
A group of whale watchers observe a humpback whale breaching in the Salish Sea. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
A group of whale watchers observe a humpback whale breaching in the Salish Sea. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
UVic Masters student, Desirée Bulger (middle) has been researching the effectiveness of artificial reefs (Tobias Scharvogel photo)

University student studies effects of artificial reefs made of sunken ships, planes

To preserve marine life eight ships and a plane have been deliberately sunk off the Island

  • Oct 5, 2019
UVic Masters student, Desirée Bulger (middle) has been researching the effectiveness of artificial reefs (Tobias Scharvogel photo)
Buttercup the octopus brings in World Oceans Week at Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

Buttercup the octopus brings in World Oceans Week at Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

Octopus education and more continues at Fisherman’s Wharf this weekend

Buttercup the octopus brings in World Oceans Week at Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea
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