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NL - The Broadcast

The ocean is a part of daily working life in Newfoundland and Labrador. Whether it's fishing, oil exploration, shipping, research or culture, there are thousands of people whose jobs have some connection to the sea. The Broadcast explores the stories of people in Newfoundland and Labrador who work in jobs or live in communities that depend on the sea.

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Labrador shrimp fishers brace for cuts.

One hundred years later, more new stories from the Florizel disaster.

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Ocean enterprises

Hear about the federal government's investment in an Ocean Super Cluster, a boat building success story in Centreville, Newfoundland and the business opportunities and challenges in the future commercial cod fishery.

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A century after the SS Florizel ran aground

One hundred years later, there are still new stories to tell.

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More declines in the shrimp stock says DFO

Harvesters are nervous about coming cuts. The union representing harvesters takes issue with DFO's shrimp science.

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36 years after the Ocean Ranger disaster. What happened?

Hear how industry leaders and those who lost loved ones keep the memory alive.

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What is the status of Northern Cod?

We'll soon know from scientists at DFO. Rekindling connections with Portuguese fishers. A local man offers up his decades old photos across the ocean.

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The life of cod

Our ocean ecosystem series 'What's Down There' continues with codfish. Meet Jan Peterknecht, a jewellery maker inspired by the ocean.

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The complications of becoming a fish harvester

Why young people say it's tough. One UK grocer's idea to save the ocean from plastic packaging.

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A wildlife officer's watch

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1980 episode of "Land and Sea" about a caribou herd on the Avalon Peninsula.

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Exploring the world of capelin in our ecosystem series "What's Down There"

European fish processing equipment companies make their pitch to local buyers.

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Environmentalists applaud changes to Federal Fisheries Act

Living close to fish and having a historical attachment to the industry should mean priority access.

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Hear about changes to the Federal Fisheries Act

More protection for fish and fish habitat and more recognition that fishing is culturally and socially important to coastal communities.

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Will the federal government put time limits on fishing licenses? Harvesters are worried.

Our ecosystem series continue. We go in-depth on herring.

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A dairy farmer and his herd

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1980 episode of "Land and Sea" about Aubrey Ellsworth and his prize-winning cows.

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Fishers fear increased offshore oil activity

Jellyfish as fertilizer, food and anti-ageing creams. Could jellyfish solve the problem of ocean micro-plastics?

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Newfoundland company provides offshore wind turbine upkeep solution

Could land-based aquaculture work in Newfoundland? One industry pioneer gives his opinion.

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Can I come aboard?

A fishing technology researcher wants access to boats to improve fisher efficiency. Hear about the fisheries in Brazil and Spain.

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Too many cooks in the DFO science kitchen. Why it'll go back to basics

Our ocean ecosystem series explores the watery world of the Northern Shrimp.

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Part 2 of the little magazine that could

The conclusion of the 1981 Land and Sea episode profiling the magazine called Them Days.

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Fish harvesters and DFO people face-to-face in Ferryland

We'll hear about how the flume tank at the Marine Institute may help save an endangered porpoise in Mexico.

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New fishing regulations announced today to help protect the endangered right whale

Marine refuges, what are they good for? Fred Winsor of the Sierra Club tells us.

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The Whale Release and Strandings Group has been recognized for its work

Questions about the FFAW and big oil, too cosy together? Depends on who you ask. A local PhD student is studying the long-lived Greenland shark.

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The little magazine that could

In 1981, Dave Quinton of Land and Sea went to Labrador to find out more about a new magazine, called Them Days.

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Allocations from the Atlantic Fisheries Fund is funding new gear for fish harvesters

Does the union doth protest too much? The FFAW raises concerns about new marine refuges, DFO, says the union was consulted.

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Cleaning up the Manolis L.

Big news for Newfoundland company SubC imaging. They'll supply underwater cameras for the Titanic Survey Expedition. Minister Dominic LeBlanc on the controversial surf clam issue that has upset workers in Grand Bank.

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Dominic LeBlanc, the Federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, on the show today

His thoughts on the future of cod and capelin, developing new species for commercial fisheries and improving safety for harvesters fishing in the North.

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Becoming a fish harvester isn't as easy as one might think

We'll hear about some of the challenges. Fishing invasive green crab commercially is one man's solution to the environmental problem but DFO says no.

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The Parsons of Lethbridge

Our archival feature this week takes us onto the land and a story about the Parsons farming family of Lethbridge, Bonavista Bay.

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Invasive green crab is taking over Fortune Bay. One fisherman wants to fish it commercially

Would you eat periwinkles? One woman's efforts to sell sea snails from the seashore.

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Mariners welcome improvements to search and rescue but say more is needed for offshore harvesters

Your reaction to fishery advocate Gus Etchegary's interview.

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A new east coast lifeboat station boosts search and rescue capabilities

Ecosystem Series: What's Down There? We explore the importance of eel grass.

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Why hasn't the fishery off the east coast developed the same way as Iceland's?

Gus Etchegary says it all comes down to lack of science and federal mismanagement.

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Forgotten Shore

In our regular weekly feature, we take you to the beautiful communities on the south west coast of Newfoundland.

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We'll hear about the first commercial license for scallop diving

Sea urchin lamps, dogfish sandpaper and eating more fish in 2018.

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Make a resolution for the environment. New year tips for protecting the ocean

The state of Washington looks at banning sea cage-based salmon farming.

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Understanding phytoplankton and where the ocean food chain begins

A conversation with the Canadian Ambassador to Iceland.

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Songs and Stories from the Cape Shore

Back in 1982 Dave Quinton of Land and Sea travelled the shore to capture some of the traditional tales and music of the area.

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Fishing with Austin Tucker.

Jane Adey spent the 25th anniversary of the cod moratorium on the water with a lobster fisherman who used to fish cod.

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Burin boat builder

In another look back at the best of the Broadcast in 2017, Here is a memorable one. Andrew Riggs telling me all about the party in Burin and his brand new punt.

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DFO reacts to a Transportation Safety Board report in the deaths of four Shea Heights fishermen

Port de Grave's harbour is glowing with festive fishing boats. We'll hear all about this year's boat lighting.

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Herring fishers say DFO rules are putting them at risk and causing economic hardships

Seabird researcher questions federal government investment to prevent oil spills.

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Fisherman says DFO has blood on its hands after TSB finds fisheries management rules contribute to 4 deaths

UN calls plastic in the ocean a planetary crisis.

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The federal government makes a major investment to protect the ocean from oil spills

Stained glass salt fish turned one woman's hobby into a business.

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A look back at Newfoundland fish mogul, Pat Quinlan. He passed away at 88

We'll bring you a story from his hometown of Bay de Verde done in 1982.

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The debate over aquaculture

We'll hear from both sides and a Newfoundland chef who hasn't quite made up his mind.

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There are lots of business opportunities in ocean resources...

How do we spawn new and innovative ideas in the fishing and seafood industry?

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Turning fishers into price makers instead of price takers

We hear about Skipper Otto's community supported fishery. Newfoundland's newest seafood product: scallops on the half shell.

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How to get locals eating more fish

We bring you a panel discussion with a chef, a social enterprise owner and a fisheries researcher.

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Port de Grave's annual fishing boat lighting in the harbour is still drawing a crowd

We'll hear the story of how the colourful tradition began.

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$10 million of ACOA money for Grieg aquaculture. The Atlantic Salmon Federation raises concern

The Maritime History Archive launches its first calendar full of photos.

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A coastal Christmas tradition is spreading. Port au Choix will light up their boats

Best way to sell fish from NL to North America? Fogo Island Fish says frozen over fresh.

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FISH-NL says it faces another setback trying to form a union for harvesters

A taste of Iceland's national dish - fermented shark.

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Protecting the Arctic Ocean from commercial fisheries. What lessons can we learn?

Hear how changes on land impact sea life and Labrador char sushi is a hit!

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On board the fisheries vessel Cape Roger

Back in 1983, the Land & Sea decided to explore the problem of trawlers fishing just outside Canada's 200 mile limit.

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Is cod a bright spot on the horizon for fish harvesters in this province?

We'll hear from 3 fishermen from 3 different communities.

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Marketing our cod to the United States

A view of the ocean is nice at dinner, but how about a view under the water?

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We'll take you to a conference all about cod in Gander

The staying power of small communities, some encouraging words.

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We head to Argentia and check in on the disabled cargo ship

Research is underway in the Bahamas to see how well spider crab clean aquaculture pens.

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We'll take you to the remote south coast community of Grand Bruit

The community had made the decision to resettle. Land & Sea visited just before they moved out to talk about what they'd leave behind.

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How to get more seafood on local plates

We'll hear some interesting strategies to raise fish consumption in our Eye on Iceland series.

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Fogo Island Fish sells high quality codfish to Canadian restaurants

The founder thinks more communities should use their model to do the same.

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Making a case for land based aquaculture

We hear from NL Coalition for Aquaculture Reform. Harbours piling up with garbage. We hear your reaction and disgust.

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Garbage filled harbours. We'll hear about shameful dumping in our ocean

Former Land & Sea host, Dave Quinton tells us about his new book - The Grand Tour.

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"We don't know how we're going to make it."

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1990 episode of "Land and Sea" about Trouble at the Tip of the Northern Peninsula.

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Eye on Iceland: Fish fashion, how Iceland's fish leather hooks customers all over the world

Tanning fish skin isn't easy. We hear how one Iceland company did it and developed markets.

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A fisherman's perspective on a plastic bag.

He sees too many in his workplace - the ocean. Eye on Iceland: Fish fashion. How fish leather is hooking designers all over the world.

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The south coast cod fishery raises concerns among inshore harvesters

Supporters of the seal hunt take a stand with their wallets.

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The Waiting Game

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1990 episode of "Land and Sea" about Gaultois, on the South Coast of Newfoundland. Their community fish plant is one of the three that will be closed by FPI as a result of federal quota cuts.

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Eye on Iceland: Is it a fair comparison for our fishery? What are the possibilities and the limitations?

Department of Environment starts Environmental Impact Statement for Greig Aquaculture.

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The politics of surf clams and aquaculture salmon.

We speak with Fisheries and Lands Minister Gerry Byrne.

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Whales and dolphins are a lot like humans. Fascinating research from beneath the ocean.

How to get women in higher levels of the seafood industry.

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Waste not want not?

What to do with accidentally caught fish? Picking up plastics. We'll hear about a Scottish initiative to keep the ocean clean.

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Eye on Iceland: Iceland's Ocean Cluster House where innovative ideas are born

Alda, Iceland's cod collagen health drink.

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Eye on Iceland: Icelandic innovator turns cod fish skin into medical implants

Hear about a cod conference focused on the fishery of the future.

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Slowing motion in the ocean: Ocean plastics damaging brains of fish

Cod pot technology. Researchers say it's the best way to catch a cod.

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Glow in the dark crab nets

Oceana Canada says the fisheries in this country are in big trouble. We'll have reaction from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. We'll take you to St. Brendan's and talk to a fisherman about the cost of maintaining his island community.

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The Burgeo Boys.

In our regular feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1992 episode of "Land and Sea" about two fishermen who made the move to Canada's west coast.

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Eye on Iceland: We explore how they sell fish

Oceana Canada sounds an alarm. Canada's fisheries are in desperate need of plans to rebuild. The Icelandic online auction system.

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Salmon with infectious anemia.

Salmon with infectious anemia. Not harmful to humans but what about the environment? Eye on Iceland: Keeping everything they catch. How Icelanders handle bycatch.

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Infectious salmon anemia is back on the south coast

The crab science is complete for this year. We'll hear from the lead researcher about what he's seen. Our provincial seabird gets it's own TV show.

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Eye on Iceland: fish processors eye latest technology overseas

Cod science by students spawns budding marine biologists.

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At wits' end with the ice

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear an episode of "Land and Sea" about two men who left their own bay to fish in another, far from home.

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Eye on Iceland, getting the gear

The FISH-NL, Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters says it's one step closer to forming a union to represent harvesters. The current union, the FFAW says not so fast.

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More calls to keep the arctic surf clam quota

Eye on Iceland, getting the gear. Harvesters look at some of the latest technology for cod fishing.

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Building ocean going robots

We'll talk about the impacts of moving a big portion of the arctic surf clam quota away from Grand Bank.

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Wind power for fish plants?

Bringing back the capelin to Placentia Bay. Cod pottery, one local ceramicist says it's a big hit with visitors and locals alike.

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One man's navy

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear an episode of "Land and Sea" about the tugboats of Toronto harbour.

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This week we begin a series all about Iceland

The guests are Heather Manuel, Kelly Moret and Ray Hayter.

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Defending the seal hunt

One woman starts an online petition to keep seal meat on a Toronto menu. Big demand for building boats, we'll take you to Harbour Grace Ocean Enterprises.

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Beer with a hint of the ocean

Lots of people depending on the fall ground-fish survey results. Are problems with the Phoenix pay system interfering?

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Queen crab on the half-shell

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1992 episode of "Land and Sea" about fish processor P. Janes and Sons.

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Is there more cod than there was last year?

There's critical research going on right now that will determine the future of cod fishing. A brand new spirit with a hint of the ocean, raise a glass to seaweed gin!

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A look back at this season's recreational fishery

Reopen the terms of union for Newfoundland and Labrador. We'll tell you about FISH-NL's big ask of the federal government.

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A Salvage fisherman says you can't rebuild the cod stocks if there aren't any capelin

Whole communities of marine species from Asia have ended up in North American waters. Find out how they got there and what the impact could be.

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Plans for a brand new salt fish plant on the horizon in Mary's Harbour, Labrador

Producing salt from the sea, a big step for the Newfoundland Salt Company.

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Charting rough waters

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1991 episode of "Land and Sea," on board Canadian hydro graphic survey ship Maxwell.

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Getting more young people involved in the aquaculture industry

Tripling mussel production is on the government's to-do list. We hear from a mussel farmer about how we get there. Plus, a Irish beachcomber and a wooden buoy.

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Exploring rural routes

The way forward on Aquaculture isn't sitting well with some. The problem the NL Coalition for Aquaculture Reform has with government's new plan.

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Is Aquaculture the way forward?

Hear about an art exhibit that explores the fishing culture we share with the Shetland Islands.

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Filling potholes with plastic

What does the new trade agreement between Canada and Europe mean for the fishing industry? Lots of opinions and lots of reaction.

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From good catches to no catches

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1990 episode of "Land and Sea" and the Port aux Basques winter fishery.

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What is our whale knowledge?

Today we focus on the health of humpbacks. We hear from tour operators, citizen scientists and a researcher from Maine with some alarming news about humpback deaths.

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Pacific salmon showing up in our rivers.

We'll hear all about Why and learn about a time when that species was Purposely introduced to our waters.

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The Fish Food and Allied Workers Union honours one of their own who fought for harvesters

We'll take you on board a super yacht in St. John's harbour. An update on the status of 100 million dollars coming to the fishing industry for renewal.

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Up close encounters with sharks

We'll take you to Chapel Arm to introduce you to an enterprising 11 year old. Plus an eyeopening week in Iceland.

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Riding out the storm

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1985 episode of "Land and Sea" about Iceland's fishing industry. A focus on versatility, quality, and innovation.

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FFAW isn't happy with the federal department of fisheries plan to rebuild northern shrimp stocks

The Broadcast host Jane Adey is in Iceland for the past week, we'll find out what she has been doing there.

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DFO wants to take 25% of the surf clam quota and allocate it to someone else

A tour of the exhibit "Cod Was King" at The Rooms.

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Capelin showing up 6 weeks later than normal this summer

A long time listener of The Broadcast has passed away. Clayton Moody of Champney's West was 98 years old.

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Growing eelgrass in Placentia Bay

MP Seamus O'Regan on what he sees coming down the pipes for the fishery.

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Braving harsh winter storms and unexpected volcanic eruptions

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1985 episode of "Land and Sea" about the fish harvesters of Iceland's Westman Islands.

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The FFAW wants more fish for its members

Projected population numbers in this province are bleak, we'll hear more on what the future holds..

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The FFAW is looking for fish harvesters to take on a green crab invasion in Fortune Bay

The Port-de-Grave Peninsula Heritage Society has many projects celebrating local culture. A fundraising dinner has sold out, we'll hear about the Society's plans.

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Building boats at national historic sites

A Fogo Islander outlines in a detailed letter to the federal government why licencing the recreational fishery shouldn't happen.

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Southern Shore bonanza

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1990 episode of "Land and Sea" about good catches for fishermen from Ferryland and Renews.

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A fifty pounder

We'll speak to a Triton fisherman who hauled in a big ol' cod in his net. The slippery, slimy sea cucumber. We'll talk to a Chinese seafood buyer about why people love it so much in Asia.

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Local scientist is working on an alternative to plastic out of aquaculture waste

We'll speak with a researcher studying the bottom of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. She just happens to be Jacques Cousteau's granddaughter.

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Capelin are scarce in many parts this season

Reaction from the Aquaculture Industry Association after a major salmon escape on the west coast of Canada. We'll hear from Scott Simms about a petition he's bringing to the House of Commons, demanding a public inquiry into the fisheries.

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Waste not want not

Some fishers say throwing back by-catch is a wasteful practice and should be stopped. We'll hear from the the Atlantic Salmon federation about a salmon escape near Victoria BC.

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Live on Fogo Island to mark the 50th year of the Fogo Island Co-op

It's not just fishers and plant workers celebrating this milestone. Just about everyone on the island believes in the community owned approach to life here. Plus, a live interview with Zita Cobb of Fogo Island Inn.

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Live from Fogo Island

Live from Fogo Island as they celebrate 50 years since the beginning of the Fogo Island Co-op back in 1967.

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