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June 2013 Archives

Paperwork problems

Some harvesters in western Newfoundland say shag-ups in paperwork they sent to the union are keeping them out of the Halibut fishery this summer.

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The Fisheries Broadcast Wednesday June 26, 2013

A net loss from the 1992 cod moratorium meant a net gain for seabirds. Fewer of them were getting killed as a result of getting  caught in fishing gear. Curtis Rumbolt will tell us some of the results of a study by a PHd canadadte from Memorial University.
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Ferry frustrates Fogo Fish facility

We'll hear how a three-day tieup for the ferry and from Fogo island crated headaches for the Fogo island Co-op. And we'll hear how efforts to conserve Atlantic salmon because of the Greenland factor are spreading to New Brunswick.

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A mini-aquarium gets two rare sea creatures

A big discovery in the Flemish Pass has the oil industry excited,but Earle McCurdy says hold on a minute: what about protection for the fishery?

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Sounding the alarm about the vessel Sir Wilfred Grenfell

We continue our dicussion on the aboriginal salmon fishery in Labrador. We'll hear a response from the president of Nunatukavut to concerns about possible overfishing.

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NunatuKavut announces changes to the communal fishery

A boost for search and rescue in this province, with the organization CASARA.

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A call for better management of salmon angling by aboriginal groups

We'll ask an expert why the seafood you buy isn't the same stuff caught by local fishermen, and what it could mean for your health.

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Aquaculture has finally overtaken beef production in the race to the plate

Jellyfish are overtaking our oceans and that's not a good sign.

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How to fix the lobster fishery so that the same problems don't keep coming back

A photo shoot for the ages, John Crosbie, Playmate Shannon Tweed and a pair of seal skin boots.

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The lobster fishery hits a snag with rock bottom prices

Many of this province's lighthouses are declared surplus, we look at some of Labrador's history with two lighthouses in the straits area.

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Getting ready to put the plant in New Ferolle out of its misery

Why Greenland plays such a big role in the future of our salmon stocks.

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Cod scientist is questioning why DFO is increasing individual quotas on Northern Cod

Lobster fishermen suffer damage from a weekend storm of wind and a law that prevents Sunday fishing.

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The Broadcast lured a Fogo Island girl back to her home

Wild and farmed salmon on our dicussion menu tonight.

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The changing fishery is about to claim another casualty

The federal government confirms another ISA outbreak on a salmon farm on the South Coast.

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They're hopping mad in New Ferrole today

The plant operator up there has asked for permission to transfer his processing licence to St. Mary's, and people in New Ferrolle say that will mean the end of the plant and the end of their community.

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The premier softens her stand on Minimum Processing Requirements

The cod moratorium and its still-reverberating effects on seabirds.

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Genetically modified salmon, engineered to grow faster

A group in Bonavista quietly goes about erecting a monument to some of its own lost fishermen. Last weekend, it was unveiled.

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