The Association des pêcheurs propriétaires des Îles-de-la-Madeleine obtained certification from the Marine Stewardship Council on July 18, 2013, confirming that its fishing activities are sustainable. The assessment process began in August 2012.
A team from the Maurice Lamontagne Institute developed 90% of this new generation of more robust buoys. They were created to integrate all the sensors from the first-generation buoys, but also have an innovative wave sensor and require less maintenance.
Researchers on both sides of the Canada-US border are concerned about the growth of grey seal population. Two Quebec researchers have been assisting their counterparts in the US with new fieldwork studies.
Ocean forecasting for the St. Lawrence is now available online on the St. Lawrence Global Observatory website. These forecasts provide specific and essential information for marine-related activities.
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