Decade Projects are a discrete and focused undertaking. It may be regional, national or subnational and it will typically contribute to an identified Ocean Decade programme.
Find out about active projects we are connected to in the Northeast Pacific region:
Advocating for humane capture fisheries to support ocean and fisheries sustainability
This project researches and advocates for best animal welfare practices in wild capture fisheries in all stages of the capture process: capture, retrieval, onboard handling, and stunning & slaughter (and bycatch and ghost gear as additional causes of suffering).
Blue Carbon as a Canadian Climate Change Solution: Modelling the Mitigation Potential of Kelp Under Future Climate Change Scenarios
This project aims to quantify the blue carbon potential of kelp ecosystems in Canada and will provide a quantitative assessment of the future extent of kelp forests, and their potential to mitigate climate change.
British Columbia Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Action Plan
The BC Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia (OAH) Action Plan is underway to develop strategies to better understand, mitigate, and adapt to the impacts of OAH on fisheries and aquaculture sectors and dependent coastal communities.