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Pioneer portraits
September 28, 2022

Chasse-Marée; Promoting the Saint-Lawrence River, one can at a time

Pioneer portrait : Chasse-Marée Promoting the Saint-Lawrence River, one can at a time A movement to eat locally has become ever more present in our discussions, political debates and, hopefully, in…
Sustainable innovation
July 15, 2022

Whale Seeker’s ethical AI

Sustainable innovation : Whale Seeker's ethical artificial intelligence Whale Seeker’s ethical AI leverages machine learning to simplify whale monitoring and protection.   Flots is pleased to interview Emily Charry Tissier,…
Sustainable innovation
May 3, 2022

Devocean’s rope-free crab fishing system

Sustainable innovation: Devocean's rope-free crab fishing system There are an estimated 30,000 abandoned fishing objects in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. This “ghost gear” from the fishing industry includes labyrinths…
Pioneer portraits
January 31, 2022

Pioneer portrait: Sel Saint Laurent

Pioneer portrait: Sel Saint-Laurent When art and science meet Pioneer portrait: Manuel Bujold Richard, founder of Sel Saint Laurent Text and photos by Nancy Guignard It was at the charming…