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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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The truth about "post-truth"

We're now living in a "post-truth" era. But are we? And if we are, what are the origins of this idea that the truth no longer exists?

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When brands fail internationally

Why some big name brands fail when they attempt to expand internationally.

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Human-Animal Relations

6 podcasts about our complex relationships with animals.

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Nixon's lawyer 'having nightmares' over Trump presidency

John Dean, one of the key figures implicated in the Watergate scandal says he's so worried about Donald Trump's impending presidency that he's having nightmares.

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Seventy-five years on and the memories of USS Pollux and Truxton tragedy

The shrinking market for seal has plenty of potential, if you ask a certain scientist on the hunt on the Magdellan Islands.

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Controversy over menu in Vancouver restaurant

Chinese investors take a trip through Port Union. The threat to seabirds all over the world is urgent, and getting worse.

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All business as usual for a well travelled seabird biologist

Offshore helicopters are back in the news. This time the local union weighs in on safety and communication.

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Every freeze and thaw is a potential tragedy on the ice

Sharks are very predictable creatures. That's good news for shark boats but bad news for the sharks.

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From the archives a look at St. Brendan's Island

Land and Sea host Paul Harrington and the crew take a trip to St. Brendan's Island back in 1984.

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How safe are our offshore helicopters?

Ramea is loving scallops on the half shell. Sinking ships keep the coast guard busy for the holidays.

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No fish to fry in Burgeo

Hang on to your rattiest, smelliest pair of fishing jeans, they could be worth a fortune. Cod tongues could be the next Newfoundland and Labrador delicacy to hit the fine dining circuit.

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Seal tourtière, anyone? How about a good feed of seal sushi?

From our landfill to our oceans to our fish and ultimately to our dinner plates. The plastic ocean is a problem that won't solve itself.

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How Many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians go fishing for a living?

There's an app for going on a stroll around Rigolet. Another beach walk spoiled, as dead lobsters roll ashore in Norris Point.

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The Taverner's Last Run

Pauline Thornhill will bring you back to 1995, for The Taverner's Last Run from the Land and Sea archives.

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Alberta jobs forecast

In town or around the bay, you might have noticed that our love affair with mummers is still going strong. A reminder that names matter, whether it's Newfoundland, Labrador, or Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Dead fish have been washing up on the beaches along the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia

You want the fish and I want the fish. So how do we divide up the fish? Plus our word of the week.

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It's loud, earth-shaking loud

It's a danger to fish, whales and other marine life but seismic surveying is an essential tool of offshore exploration. Plus, we'll bring you part two of our make-and-break archival feature.

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The war of the fish unions gets real

The Acadia, the Atlantic, the Fraser and the Barnes. If those brand names mean anything to you, you might want to pull up a chair for the second half of today's show.

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Free trade: it's all the rage

We're talking to a couple of guys who are in the know on the trade agreement we call CETA.

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Christmas Eve is a bit late in the year to be out tooling around in your skiff

The union cards are pouring in by the thousand according to Fish-NL. How many thousand? Nobody wants to say.

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You're welcome to your fish, but hands off my fish

Traditional Inuit knowledge meets high tech to keep the faith in Labrador's winter highway.

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From the archives, a tragic story of loss at sea

Land and Sea host Bill Kelly tells the story of the tragedy of The Myers III, that went down on January 24th, 1987.

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There's an ally in the house of assembly for not tagging cod

If you're a salmon egg in Rennie's River, you've got plenty of company this winter.

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A fishing tale is making their blood boil in Ireland

If you're sailing in and out of Corner Brook, the database is watching you. Who needs salt, when you can always have a little pipsi.

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Canada's new trade deal: Does it mean treachery on the high seas?

Newfoundland loses a great scholar of the fishery. Everyone's on board with northern cod.

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What's in a trade deal?

Meet a pioneer in the deep, murky waters of coral and sponge. The tiny detail of tiny ships can make for one big, all-consuming hobby.

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The drive continues with CBC Feed NL Day

Every Christmas you hear that knock on the door. We'll be joined in the studio by Bud Davidge, to reminisce about The Mummer's Song and his days with Simani.

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A new era of northern cod is almost upon us

The flag of convenience is highly inconvenient for the sailors who spent the summer on the Labrador coast.

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New seal kids book

Talking smack about the wharf in Catalina. How many hoops should you have to jump through before you can run a fishing boat?

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If you've got a fish farm, Newfoundland and Labrador wants you

We all remember our first squid, right? Everyone's out on the ocean counting whales, but we're still waiting to see if the numbers match up.

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The Whales of Trinity Bay

It's a Land and Sea archival special from 22 years ago with, guest host Pauline Thornhill.

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Are you ready if a ship starts leaking oil on your coastline?

You might want to think twice about playing the shell game with your fishing licence. Let's leave the capelin in the ocean, and get the farmed fish out of it.

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Glow in the dark rope

Who needs a jigger, when you can go beach combing for squid in the chilly dead of night? If you go overboard, a Halifax inventor says he'll throw you a much better line.

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Plenty of coral way down in the dark, deep, not-so-blue sea

An all-out debate to decide which is the best union for Newfoundland and Labrador fish harvesters. The return of our Word of the Week feature.

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Close-up look at the Northern Bottlenose Whale

Is there a living in the cod pot? Researchers say it's the perfect trap to lure the codfish of the future.

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From the archives Captain Andrew Greenham

The year is 1975, and CBC Television's Land and Sea is on the air, with an episode featuring Captain Andrew Greenham of Notre Dame Bay.

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The Broadcast Thursday November 24

Is the biggest aquaculture project in Canada worth 45 million taxpayer dollars? And why do so many people mistrust farmed salmon around here?

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How many of us dream of a career in the fishery for our sons or daughters?

How many stories can a brand new boat tell? Plenty, if it has over 100 years of history built into it.

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Torbay man hauls in 400 pound of shark

A little straight talk about the future of our fishery. Cleaning the ocean floor isn't easy, but the dividends might be worth it.

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What did the wooden boat museum turn up in its travels?

A healthier diet means a healthier farmed salmon. It's better for them, and it's better for us.

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From the archives, the snow crab fishery

Sailing off the Bay de Verde Peninsula and hauling up the traps. We look at the state of the snow crab fishery in the 1980s.

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Turning talk into action

How conferences and panel discussions can make a real difference in fishing. A look back at the great wave that came ashore on the Burin Peninsula.

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Will the fish plant in Long Cove be rebuit?

It's an exciting time to be working on the water, just ask the hundreds of companies flocking to this week's trade show in St. John's.

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Tough decision for fish harvesters

Will they stay with their current union or go out on their own and form FISH NL, The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters.

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A tour of Icewater Seafoods

We'll take you to a plant in Arnold's Cove where cod has always been king. How does N.L. reclaim its place on world cod market? Quality.

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A Newfoundland sea captain's lucky escape during the Great War

Today a fascinating story of a First World War merchant seaman from Carbonear.

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Fashion from old fishing nets?

An Italian company's recycling solution to ocean pollution. Calling all fish cake a-fish-ionados! May the best recipe win!

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The Great Decline

The Northern peninsula will see a major drop in population. How are things in the fishing industry? Your feedback on the proposed tag and license plan for the food fishery.

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Cod culture celebration

An idea to make 2019 Year of the Cod and hold an annual week-long celebration. One of N.L.'s most successful business people and entrepreneurs says it's a fantastic opportunity.

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Safety first

Closed in 2012, Federal Liberals announce plans to reopen the Maritime Rescue Sub-centre in St. John's. Tags and a license for the food fishery? Some say it's discrimination.

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It's archive day with the Critch clan

About 30 years ago, Land and Sea took us to the Outer Battery, that St. John's fishing community nestled on the cliffs of harbour. That's where host Bill Kelly found one family of fishermen, the Critch clan.

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Come to the St. John's Fish Exchange!

We take you to a downtown restaurant to talk about fish as food and a huge draw for tourism. Learn how to cook halibut to perfection!

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What's your fish feedback?

Department of Fisheries and Oceans wants thoughts on fish habitat, fish and food fishery. Iceland is king of cod. What more can we learn for our future fishery? Plus, sizzling seafood tips.

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Fishing for Success wants to expand the programs it offers

Using the best eggs might be key, if we want to see more wild salmon in our rivers.

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Transportation Safety Board calls for a culture shift to make fishing safer

The FFAW reacts to the latest meeting of the breakaway group FISH-NL. More lessons from Iceland. What can we learn for a viable fishery?

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From the archives, harbour boat captains

We'll hear about the history of St. John's harbour and the talented pilot boat captains that safely steered the ships.

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The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters moves forward

Lots of violations in this year's food fishery. We'll hear from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

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FISH-NL makes it official

Harvesters looking to break away from their union will meet in Gander for a convention. Looking to Iceland for a way forward for cod.

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Leaders in Arctic technology

Global conference delegates see N.L. as experts in cold, wet and ice. Using ocean currents to generate power, meet SEAformatics.

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On the menu today, cod, capelin and mackerel

Should the recreational food fishery move to a tag and licence system? Has mackerel made a come back? Harvesters want to fish more.

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From our archival reels a story about eels

Back in 1987, CBC Television's Land and Sea tagged along with a couple fishermen to learn about the eel fishery on the Terra Nova River.

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A solution for whale entanglement?

Massachusetts researchers think they've discovered a solution to save whales from getting caught in fishing gear. Proceed with caution, Association of Seafood Producers warns about fishing too much cod too fast.

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Millions for ocean research

How will Atlantic Canadian universities spend 220 million dollars? Plus, reaction to 'Angry Inuk', an Inuit filmmakers film on the seal hunt.

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Angry Inuk

Alethea Arnaquq-Baril's anger over US and EU seal product bans motivated her to make a film called 'Angry Inuk'. Our conversation with the filmmaker.

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Do you speak cod?

Find you how scientists are learning about fish dialects. Should there be a moratorium on fishing capelin?

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Part 2 of our Labrador Diary

We're going to Labrador with CBC Television's Land and Sea to visit fishing stations and tiny coastal communities along the way.

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Holyrood is an ocean technology hub

It's all because of the work going on at the Marine Institute's Centre For Applied Ocean Technology, located in Holyrood's Marine Base.

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Taking the plunge with gannets

What researchers hope to learn from seabirds deep dives. Study shows standards for aquaculture doesn't meet the mark in Canada.

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Would you know a banded killifish to see one?

What's it like to feel the road disappear beneath you while you're still behind the wheel? Guy Hann, a volunteer firefighter in Burgeo, describes his dramatic story.

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We're heading back to 1988 for a "Labrador Diary."

We're going to Labrador with CBC Television's Land and Sea to visit fishing stations and tiny coastal communities along the way.

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Build boats to boost economy, tourism and kids

From the Basques country to The Bronx, boat building brings social change. Hear about Wooden Boat Heritage 2016.

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What is the future of the seal hunt? A conversation with Shane Mahoney

Mahoney is an internationally renowned scientist, wildlife expert and conservationist. Mahoney defends the seal fishery and says the world is need of the facts.

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Reversing bans on seal products

Conservationist Shane Mahoney talks about getting seal products bans in US and EU reversed. What Norway's Grieg Seafarms NL wants to set up in Newfoundland.

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Will fed-up fish harvesters breakaway from their union to form a new one?

Could the EU ban on seal products be reversed? Conservationist Shane Mahoney talks about a good place to start.

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National Seal Products Day

Hear about the proposal for a national celebration of seal. Setting the record straight on seals. An international conservation and pro-sealing organisation collects the facts.

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Sailing schooners and steamers a century ago

We return to a 1963 radio documentary, to meet three Newfoundland sea captains and hear some of their experiences of life at work on the water.

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Could green crab go gourmet?

Chefs are looking for green crab in the US. Could it be fished commercially here? Banning the bag for the sake of the seabirds.

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How to catch a top quality fish

Should fishers use hook and line or catch cod with nets to catch the perfect fish? Plus pottery made with life sized cod.

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What is the future for cod?

A parliamentary committee looks for a way forward almost 25 years after the cod collapse. Many tell the committee, old catch methods will yield highest quality.

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It's archive day on The Broadcast

From CBC's Land & Sea we'll cast out minds back to the beginning of the sentinel cod fishery in 1995.

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Ever wonder about the lumpfish?

Part 2 of our profile of this quirky ocean species. Plus, can an aquaculture sea cage be escape proof in heavy sea ice? One Placentia Bay man says no.

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Make a deep dive and explore lumpfish

Seal hunt defenders get ready, a documentary produced by the IFFAW is about to air on the Discovery Channel. How much money does the FFAW receive from the federal department of fisheries and oceans?

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Breaking away

More support for harvesters looking to form their own new union. Plus, could there be an escape free aquaculture sea cage? A Norwegian company thinks it has the solution.

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Harvesters on the west coast throw their support behind Ryan Cleary

Could we be one step closer to banning the plastic bag in this province? Plus, an aquaculture conference gets underway.

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A merchant seaman lost at sea

Frank Mills was lost when his ship was sunk in the North Atlantic in 1918. Except, he wasn't.

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Crabuccino anyone?

Hear how one US chef is combating the invasive green crab with his menu. Big money for ocean research at MUN. How bragging about our ocean expertise paid off.

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Break away union

A political watcher weighs in on fish harvesters move to separate from FFAW. Can boat building bring about social and economic change?

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Fogo Island Fish hits the big screen

A film about hand lining cod premieres at TIFF. Plus, fish harvesters breaking away from unions is nothing new. We'll take you back to the late 80s.

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Will they stay or will they go

Ryan Cleary announces a plan to form a new union for fish harvesters outside the FFAW.

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Fishing in the Saglek Fjiord in Labrador

Cast your mind back to 1996 with CBC Television's Land & Sea.

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Future of aquaculture.

A lobster exporter makes a case for land based aquaculture vs ocean based fish farms. West coast maggoty with tourists. An update from an operator.

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Loss at sea.

4 Shea Heights fishermen lose their lives on the ocean. A fellow fisherman returns two of the bodies.

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Cars and codfish.

We'll hear how our production of fossil fuels is negatively affecting codfish. Plus, a plea for old boat building tools. Check your shed!

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Archival special.

Getting back on the water to fish five years after the devastation of the cod moratorium in 1992.

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The impact of low oil

What is happening in coastal communities since the downturn in the price of oil. Plus capelin research and how you can help.

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Ocean journalism.

Hakai Magazine connects coastal communities all over the world. Are codfish starving in Labrador? An explanation from DFO.

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Capelin count

One researcher says we're "flying blind" when it comes to state of the stock. Could eating more fish mean stronger, healthier communities?

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In this archival special, we'll take you to Change Islands in 1981

There was a move back to the inshore fishery that brought fishermen home.

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Reports of starving cod fish.

One fisherman calls for an end to the capelin fishery. And the halibut fishery on the west coast, we'll find out how its run.

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Seafood, the original super food

We'll hear about all the health benefits from a nutritionist. It's been a frustrating fishing season for halibut harvesters on the west coast.

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Young people are the key to the fishery, marine science and ocean tourism

We'll take you to the Bahamas where their ocean challenges are much like ours.

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We'll take you to Champney's West for a tour of a brand new Aquarium

Learn about the minds behind Spectroleum Industries. A technology that could save the oil industry a lot of money cleaning waste water.

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From the archives, St. Brendan's, Bonavista Bay

This week we take a step back in time on the island of St. Brendan's, in Bonavista Bay. It was a time of upheaval but those on St. Brendan's island resisted.

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Good cod vs bad cod

Hear what Grieg Seafarms has to say about its aquaculture proposal. Plus a passion for painting boats.

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Girls who fish

Hear about a new program angling to get more women and girls out on the water. Plus, soap and cream made from iceberg water. A booming business in Bonavista.

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A St. John's lawyer is going to court over aquaculture

He wants the province to take a closer look at a salmon farm proposal for Marystown and Placentia Bay. What do current aquaculture operators have to say about a huge expansion of the industry.

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Some Greenland sharks are 400 years old

Why scientists believe they are the longest-living vertebrates on earth. A major cut in the shrimp quota yet harvesters say they're having a record year.

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An archival special - The Willing Lass

Back in 1984, the Land & Sea crew had more of an adventure than they bargained for on board the last schooner fishing off Labrador, the Willing Lass.

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Ever heard of Taramasalata?

Cod rancher explains this cod product she hopes to produce. Your ideas to keep more plastic out of the ocean and a fisherman remembers the rescue of Tamil refugees.

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Fewer fish over a longer period of time for the cod fishing season

We'll continue our chat with Gooseberry Cove Cod. Plus, a dead leather back turtle and the important lesson it was carrying for all of us living by the ocean.

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Cod ranching in Gooseberry Cove

We'll take you to Gooseberry Cove where there is one such ranch in operation. Plus, should we be fishing capelin? Lots of reaction from listeners.

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Free fish plant, a big gift for a small town

Changes to the cod fishery this season but when will harvesters be allowed to leave the wharf?

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Remembering the coastal boat workers

An archival special from 1984, delivering goods to remote places.

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Ice, ice baby

A St. John's company helping vessels navigate ice all over the world.

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Tourism boosts coastal construction.

We'll hear from Bonavista builders cashing in.

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Forage fish in trouble.

Should capelin, herring and mackerel be commercially fished? Dramatic rescue of an agitated whale caught in capelin gear.

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Marine conservation conference.

People from all over the world converge working to protect the ocean. Thrilling day on the bay with killer whales.

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The Broadcast Friday July 29/16

This version of "The Atlantic Guardian" was commissiioned by CBC Radio in St. John's in 1999 for use as the theme for "The Fisheries Broadcast." Sandy Morris both arranged and performed the piece. It replaced the RCAF version of Leslie Be

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Is Ryan Cleary up for the job to represent fishers

Dwight Ball says not so fast to invest in Greig aquaculture. We'll here from a local woman now studying the Giant Manta Ray in Indonesia.

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Shrimp plant in Clarenville won't open its doors this season

There's optimism in Harbour Grace about the boat building industry. How much does the new Federal Minister of Fisheries know about fishing?

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Behind the big blue boxes

A profile of Oceanex shipping and how people living on an island get their stuff.

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Trash talk

An Australian solution to get plastic out of the ocean.

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Another fish plant burns to the ground, another community in mourning

A look back at the days when Heart's Content was a hub of international communications, as the community prepares to celebrate its history.

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