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The Coastal and Ocean Information Network Atlantic (COINAtlantic) website is a hub for coastal and ocean information in Atlantic Canada. We are working to provide open and reliable access to the best information to help various stakeholders make informed decisions relevant to Atlantic Canada.

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The Atlantic Chapter of the national assessment of how Canada’s climate is changing, the impacts of these changes and how we are adapting to reduce risk.

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Bay of Fundy: Focus on the Gulf of Maine Initiative

Bay of Fundy: Focus on the Gulf of Maine Initiative

This new section of the COINAtlantic website focuses on the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of Maine Initiative and has been funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Bay of Fundy: Focus on the Gulf of Maine Initiative

 World Oceans Day (WOD) 2016 - Events in Atlantic Canada

 

- 1-5 June 2016: Bay of Fundy Seafood Week, St. Andrews, NB.

- 3 June 2016, 10am-3pm: Ocean + You - Oceans Day Exhibit, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

- 2-5 June 2016: Aros na Mara - World Oceans Day Festival, Iona, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

- 4 June 2016, 10:00am-3:00pm: 7th Annual World Oceans Day Family Event, Fisheries and Marine Institute, 155 Ridge Rd., St. John's, Newfoundland.

- 4 June 2016, 10:00am-12:00pm: Fogo Island Wide Beach Clean-up

- 4 June 2016, 1:00pm-4:00pm: World Oceans Day Event, Fogo Island Marine Interpretation Centre. 

- 4 June 2016, 10:00am-2:00pm: One Big Ocean Connecting Us All - A Halifax 100 In 1 Day Event, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Waterfront Boardwalk. 

- 4 June 2016, 10:00am-3:00pm: Art for the Ocean - A Halifax 100 in 1 Day Event, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Waterfront Boardwalk. 

- 4 June 2016, 1:00pm-8:30pm: White Point Beach Resort: Celebrating the Oceans, 75 White Point Beach Resort Rd, White Point, Nova Scotia. 

- 5 June 2016, 4:30pm-5:30pm: Yoga by the Sea, Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

- 5 June 2016, 1:00pm-4:00pm: Tim Horton Children's Camp Open House, 300 Tim Horton Children's Camp Rd., Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia.

- 5 June 2016, 9:30am-4:30pm: McNabs Island Beach Clean Up.

- 5 June 2016: World Oceans Day, Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, 1 Lower Campus Road, St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 

- 6 June 2016, 7:00pm-9:00pm: Dine with enVie: A Tribute to the Sea, 5775 Charles St, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

- 6 June 2016, 7:30pm: Ocean Climate Change and Acidification: Global-Scale Human Impacts on the Sea with Scott Doney, Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

- 7 June 2016: CaNOE Conference 2016 Field Trip: Seacology By Kayak. (Registration)

- 7-12 June 2016: Ocean Literacy Conference 2016 'Ocean Optimism', Halifax, Nova Scotia.

- 8 June 2016, 1pm-3pm: Basin Head Marine Protected Area 10th Anniversary Celebration, Basin Head Provincial Park, Prince Edward Island. (English) (French)

- 8 June 2016, 6:30pm-8pm: NFB Film Club: Shorts for World Oceans Day with Boris Worm, Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, Nova Scotia.

- 8 June 2016, 6:30pm-8:00pm: Twillingate Beach Market Beach Clean Up, Twillingate , Newfoundland.

- 8 June 2016: CaNOE Conference 2016 Field Trips: Sustainable Aquaculture Tour at AquaPrime, McNab’s Island Naturalist and History Tour, Sustainable Seafood Tapas Evening. (Registration)

- 8 June 2016: 2016 Elisabeth Mann Borgese Ocean Lecture, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

- 8 June 2016: H20- Home to Overseas Conference and Industry Showcase, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

- 8 June 2016: Oceans Gala Dinner, with keynote speaker Dr. James Bellingham, Holiday Inn Harbourview 101 Wyse Road Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

- 8 June 2016, 6:30pm-8:30pm: Sustainable Seafood Cooking Class, at The Flying Apron, 3 Summerville Wharf Rd., Nova Scotia.

- 8 June 2016: World Ocean Day at the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre, 100, rue de l'Aquarium, Shippagan, New Brunswick.

- 8 June 2016: Discovery Centre - World Oceans Day, 1593 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

- 8-10 June 2016: 11th BoFEP Bay of Fundy Science Workshop “Fundy in Flux: Challenges for Science, Policy and Society”, Fredericton, New Brunswick.

- 9 June 2016: CaNOE Conference 2016 Field Trips: Torpedo Rays Guided Snorkel and Beach Clean Up, Hope for Wildlife Tour, Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO) Tour. (Registration)

- 10 June 2016, 11:00am-12:00pm: Skilled Futures in Oceans presented by Skills Canada - Nova Scotia, McCain Arts & Social Sciences Building (meet in Front Lobby), 6135 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

- 10 June 2016, 7:00pm-9:00pm: Art Exhibtion: "Sea Level" by Katharine Burns, Argyle Fine Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

- 11 June 2016, 11:00am-1:00pm: 3rd Annual World Oceans Day Event hosted by the St. Francis Xavier University Biology Department.

- 12 June 2016, 10:00am-11:00am: Yoga by the Sea, 1641 Fairfield Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

- 12 June 2016, 10:00am-1:00pm: Lawrencetown Beach Clean Up, Nova Scotia.

- 12 June 2016: CaNOE Conference 2016 Field Trips: Surf’s Up! Surfing Lesson with East Coast Surf School, Sailing with the Bedford Basin Yacht Club. (Registration)

 

Outside the Region:

-8 June 2016: Canada’s Ocean Summit, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

-12-14 June 2015: Coastal Zone Canada 2016 Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

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Event Listing Links:

- Find resources and ideas to help you Celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th 2015 and event listings at http://www.worldoceansday.org.

- Events listed by Province: http://www.worldoceansday.ca

- Fisheries and Oceans Canada World Oceans Day events page: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/oceans/oceansday-journeedesoceans/index-eng.html

- Halifax Oceans Week Calendar

 

 

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The Coastal Update highlights research, documents, resources, events, and opportunities related to integrated coastal and ocean management, coastal mapping and geomatics, and other coastal and marine issues.

 

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