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Salmon

June 25th 2014

Fishing plan decreases protection for BC’s endangered salmon

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

June 17th 2014

Supertankers to the coast: Canada approves building controversial pipeline

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…

June 10th 2014

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

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

March 24th 2014

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

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

August 21st 2013

NGOs clash with Canada authorities over video

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…

August 20th 2013

Officials looking into Fisheries Act violations in salmon video

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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