FISH-NL calls for independent investigation of ‘epic’ mismanagement of northern cod stock by Department of Fisheries & Oceans

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

FISHERIES: Just how much have things changed in 90 years you ask!

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!

N.B. First Nation seeking access to fishery has international implications

Fishing rights are one of the big prizes for the tiny Passamaquoddy First Nation in southern New Brunswick as it negotiates status recognition with the government of Canada. (Steve Bruce/CBC) ReporterPaul Withers Another Indigenous fishery is in the works in … Continue reading N.B. First Nation seeking access to fishery has international implications

ATLANTIC HERRING: Are mass mortalities an extention of VHS in Labrador and Newfoundland?

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 | Halifax Media Co-op

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