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Fish-farm study, entangled whale update, cougar hunt questions and cougar victim's mother

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Simon Fraser University biologist Lawrence Dill talks about his report on the possible connection between sockeye salmon deaths and fish farming, which notes that wild stocks have declined wherever open net pen aquaculture is practiced.

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Doug Sandilands, operations director for Cetus Conservation Society, provides an update on the status of an entangled humpback whale and discusses concerns about its survival chances.

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As conservation officers hunt for the cougar that attacked a toddler this week, naturalist Paul Paquet of the Raincoast Conservation Foundation questions the likelihood of finding and accurately identifying the animal responsible. 

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Sarah Hagar, the mother of a toddler who was attacked by a cougar this week, speaks about her son's injury and progress in his recovery.

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