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Nine Reasons We Want Fish Farms out of B.C. Waters

BlogMay 25, 2018Krista Roessingh

On June 20th, twenty-two fish farms on the B.C. coast are up for tenure renewal, despite a growing resistance from First Nations, B.C. and international citizens. There are over 100 open-net cage salmon farms along on the B.C. coast, 98% owned by Norwegian companies, representing highly ... Read More

Smothered Beauty

BlogApr 26, 2018Pacific Wild

Authored by Pacific Wild correspondent Tavish Campbell "Be safe!" yelled Farlyn as I rolled out of our small Zodiac. Zipped tightly into my drysuit, with camera in hand, I ducked under the surface and descended into the blackness. My sister had ... Read More

Photo by Tavish Campbell, "Smothered Reef: Salmon Farms and Glass Sponges"

Glass Sponge Reefs and the Need for Protection

Related NewsApr 26, 2018

APRIL 26, 2018 - Glass Sponge Reefs and the Need for Protection, CPAWS BC Introduction Glass sponge reefs are a globally unique treasure thought to have gone extinct 40 million years ago, until living glass sponge reefs were discovered in Hecate ... Read More

The ocean floor off St. Anns Bank, which is designated as a federal marine-protected site. Canada has promised to "protect" 10 per cent of marine waters by 2020, but what that means in terms of restrictions on fishing and other commercial activity has not been established. (Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Liberals, Indigenous leaders among those to set rules for marine protected areas

Related NewsApr 11, 2018

The Trudeau government has named an advisory panel to navigate the stormy issue of what activities will and will not be allowed inside coastal waters and ocean designated as marine protected areas. Canada has promised to "protect" 10 per cent of ... Read More

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