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Fishing plan decreases protection for BC’s endangered salmon

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Published on 2014.06.25 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases, Salmon

Conservation groups are concerned federal fishing plan impacts endangered salmon runs when sustainable fishing alternatives are available…

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Supertankers to the coast: Canada approves building controversial pipeline

Enbridge Northern Gateway is proposing a pipeline and oil tankers through BC

Published on 2014.06.17 | by Raincoast | in Oil-free coast, Salmon

Joel Connelly / Seattle PI
The Canadian government gave green light to construction of a pipeline that would carry 525,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta’s tar sands…

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Study shows juvenile coho salmon benefit from dining on the distant remains of their cousins

Salmon floating in a stream

Published on 2014.06.10 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

Let them spawn! New study by SFU and Raincoast finds high coho numbers follow strong chum and pink salmon returns…

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What the Exxon Valdez anniversary has to do with Canada’s wild salmon

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Published on 2014.03.24 | by Raincoast | in Oil-free coast, Salmon

Misty MacDuffee & Chris Genovali / Huff Post
March 24 marks the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill…

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NGOs clash with Canada authorities over video

VanSun pink salmon

Published on 2013.08.21 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

SeafoodSource.com
Nonprofit conservation groups are angry with the Canadian government over its reaction to a video the groups produced that they claim shows fishermen violating the law…

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Officials looking into Fisheries Act violations in salmon video

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Published on 2013.08.20 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

Mark Hume, Globe & Mail
A video that shows fishermen kicking salmon apparently lifeless overboard has triggered a federal investigation, but groups want changes to practices, not charges…

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Wild salmon discard video sparks probe

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Published on 2013.08.19 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

CBC/Canadian Press
DFO says it has launched a formal investigation after a video showing allegedly harmful salmon release practices was posted online last week…

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DFO investigates fishermen after release of controversial video

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Published on | by Raincoast | in Salmon

CFTK TV Terrace
DFO has announced they will investigate fishermen shown in video taken by conservation groups, but the groups say the federal government and Jim Pattison Group are serving the fishermen up as scapegoats…

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Conservation groups say federal investigation is scapegoating fishermen

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Published on | by Raincoast | in Press Releases, Salmon

Conservation groups handing over video say DFO and Pattison Group are scapegoating fishermen instead of addressing real issue…

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