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June 22, 2017
#eCapelin: Submit your data
Capelin are small fish with an important role in the marine ecosystem as they feed large populations of predators such as seabirds and whales. Little data is currently available on the state of capelin stocks. The new website,, encourages members of the public to report capelin sightings. The data provided will be analyzed to pinpoint capelin spawning sites to help guide habitat protection and will further our understanding of seasonal capelin movement through the Gulf of St. Lawrence and around Atlantic Canada. WWF-Canada has also partnered with Forillon National Park to curate an educational exhibition on capelin for summer visitors.
June 6, 2017
Launch of project Côtes à Côtes
The Comité ZIP Sud-de-l'Estuaire, in partnership with the ZIP committees of Eastern Quebec, the St. Lawrence Global Observatory and the Bas-Saint-Laurent Regional Environment Council, invite the population Eastern Quebec to mobilize around threatening issues related to the coastal habitats of the St. Lawrence River in the context of climate change.
May 6, 2017
Collaboration with the St. Lawrence global Observatory TEMP
L'Observatoire global du Saint-Laurent : source de données scientifiques par excellence. (Juin-Juillet). [page 4] [French only]
March 22, 2016
Water levels integrated into the St-Lawrence Global Observatory's "Marine Conditions” application
The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and the St. Lawrence Global Observatory (SLGO) have greatly improved
March 22, 2015
Le public est invité au partage d'information sur les mammifères marins. (Juillet).
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March 12, 2014
Nouveau partenariat pour la protection des milieux côtier. (Décembre)
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May 6, 2017
Promoting and facilitating electronic data access and sharing
Promoting and facilitating electronic data access and sharing. The St. Lawrence global Observatory. Journal of Ocean Technology. Vol. 8, No. 4. (December-March).