The Atlantic Salmon’s Journey. An interactive fun page for kids. Subject: Biology, Environment, Education Grade Levels 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff Resource Type: Handouts, Printables, Posters File Type Jpeg (3 MB|1 page) … Continue reading DISTANCE LEARNING: The Atlantic Salmon’s Journey. An interactive fun page for kids.
I remember when Connors was acquired by George Weston Ltd. in 1967. At the time, it was mainly just another takeover by the big boys, with the usual siphoning off of our resource dollars to folks far, far away. But … Continue reading BUSINESS: THE REAL STORY behind the bankruptcy of Connors Brothers Ltd & Bumble Bee Foods LLC
An extremely powerful video about Northern Pulp’s Boat Harbour and Mill. The killing of aquatic life began immediately on startup in 1960. Reminds me of the death of the St. Croix River and Estuary starting around the same time. In … Continue reading POLLUTION: The truth about Boat Harbour mill pollution and the Northumberland Strait
BY JUSTINE E. HAUSHEER JANUARY 21, 2019 Rappahannock Oyster Co in Topping, Virginia. Photo © Jason Houston Nets of diseased, lice-ridden salmon. Escapee fish polluting the gene pools of wild populations. Miles of mangroves bulldozed to build shrimp farms. Aquaculture is … Continue reading Aquaculture Could Be Conservation’s Secret Weapon – Before you lose it … read it!
POLLUTION: The truth about Boat Harbour mill pollution and the Northumberland StraitAn extremely powerful video about Northern Pulp’s Boat Harbour and Mill. The killing of aquatic life began immediately on startup in 1960. Reminds me of the death of the St. Croix River … Continue reading POLLUTION: The truth about Boat Harbour mill pollution and the Northumberland Strait
Early involvement in the aquaculture industry, the Atlantic Salmon Federation and several environmental non- profits, led to the accumulation of historical information on the introduction of non-native strains of Atlantic salmon as well as other species of fish, into virtually … Continue reading ISSUE: FOREIGN FISH INTRODUCTIONS: Let he who is without sin ….
Crab fishermen to test ropeless fishing to help save endangered whales Idea once considered crazy could eliminate the entanglements that threaten North Atlantic right whales Hadeel Ibrahim · CBC News · Posted: Mar 25, 2018 8:00 AM AT New Brunswick snow crab fishermen will … Continue reading WHALES: Could ropeless fish traps really help save endangered whales?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23rd, 2018 The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) says a dramatic decline in northern cod below 1992’s moratorium level reflects “epic” mismanagement that isn’t characteristic of the federal Department of Fisheries … Continue reading FISH-NL calls for independent investigation of ‘epic’ mismanagement of northern cod stock by Department of Fisheries & Oceans
Art MacKay: 06 Nov 2017 Some of us remember the Passamaquoddy Bay Region on the Maine – New Brunswick border, as a bustling centre of activity fed by the abundant fisheries of the area. Major changes have happened since the … Continue reading FISHERIES: Just how much have things changed in 90 years you ask!
This whole article gives a brilliant portrait of life one hundred years ago, but the whale tale was particularly revealing as it spoke to the continued pressure right whales have suffered along our Gulf of Maine coast for hundred of years. Continue reading WHALES: The Gulf of Maine Oil Business – a Century Ago
THE STORY: Thousands of Atlantic Herring have been dying along the Fundy shores of Nova Scotia. The characteristics of the mortalities and the widely dispersed areas, suggesting the possibilit… Source: ATLANTIC HERRING: Are mass mortalities an extention of VHS in Labrador … Continue reading ATLANTIC HERRING: Are mass mortalities an extention of VHS in Labrador and Newfoundland?
Beyond Shell and BP: 9 more offshore exploration leases now up for grabs Action group’s open letter demands retraction of 4 fishery banks-straddling leases by JOHN DAVIS ON BEHALF OF CLEAN OCEAN ACTION COMMITTEE Exploration parcels 1 – 4 straddle … Continue reading Beyond Shell and BP: 9 more offshore exploration leases now up for grabs | Halifax Media Co-op
If this is true then in gives hope to fisheries recoveries up and down the Atlantica coast. But, clearly it will require adjustments and sensible management in the face of impacts to the fishermen themselves. Are we ready? History says … Continue reading FISHERIES: Cod recovery ‘quite spectacular’ in Newfoundland and Labrador – but more time needed for recovery.