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Company defends dumping iron dust into Haida Gwaii ocean in salmon restoration project

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Roughly 100-tonnes of iron-laden dust was dumped off the coast of Haida Gwaii, in a controversial geo-engineering experiment. The project is aimed at regrowing the salmon population, but critics say the science behind the project is dubious and breaks international law. John Disney is the economic development officer for Old Masset. He spoke with Leisha Grebinski.

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