Coastal Connections – Episode 4 – Do you know what’s in your harbour?

Whether its seeing a cleaner harbour bottom or having a safer swim, Shawn and Staunene remind us that the oceans are our responsibility and they share the importance of cleaning up our oceans one harbour at a time! Removing litter from one beach or one harbour may seem insignificant in the grand scheme of things but the fact is, the more clean ups we do, the more awareness we can bring towards this issue and the more we can remediate and prevent more trash from piling up! Clean ups show us what the most common sources of pollution which can inform policies to target specific items and catalyze innovative alternatives and solutions that support local communities and regional economies.

In this episode, you heard from:
Shawn Bath and Staunene Whalen of CHI (@CleanHarboursNL)

To view the documentary trailer and to learn more about CHI check out their website- https://cleanharboursnl.com/

To donate to their efforts:
https://ca.gofundme.com/f/help-chi-stop-ghost-nets-from-drowning-whales

To shop Staunene’s recycled creations at the CHI Sea Shoppe – https://www.facebook.com/CHISeaShoppe/

CHI in the news (https://www.seechangemagazine.com/one-mans-trash-is-another-mans-mission-one-changemakers-quest-to-clean-up-newfoundlands-harbours/?fbclid=IwAR3MTwm47uGb4-Or1qoXbZ-kIWmA8g92ueUmGO124ZObH35FKFLnAyz7ixA)

Ghost Gear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC7msiTLNvQ

Companies in BC recycling fishing nets (https://www.richmond-news.com/local-business/steveston-harbour-authorities-gives-new-life-to-fishing-nets-3098357)

We love to hear your feedback. Connect with the hosts:
Sondra Eger (www.twitter.com/@soneger)
Jackie Bauman (ruralresilience.ca/researchers/mun…/jackie-bauman/)
If you have a story to share with us or questions about how we make the podcast, send us an email at stories@coastalroutes.org.

Coastal Routes Radio is led by:
Philip Loring www.twitter.com/@ConserveChange
Hannah Harrison www.twitter.com/@fishpeopleplace
Follow the Coastal Routes Project www.twitter.com/@Coastal_Routes
Listen to Volume 1 of Coastal Routes Radio soundcloud.com/conservechange/sets/social-fishtancing

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