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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 Doppelgänger

Julia struggles flirting over text messages and it’s hampering her love life. But she also struggles with all text messages.

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9-1-1

When a flashlight bomb killed Wayne Greavette in 1996, it also destroyed his family. David Ridgin searches for answers.

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Discovering you`re a psychopath

James Fallon is determined to overcome his worst instincts.

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Native Child and the Full Moon

Tegan Smallwood, 15, isn’t sure which nation she's from because her mom was adopted during the Sixties Scoop.

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Going "down north."

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1984 episode of "Land and Sea" about a family from Bryant's Cove and their annual trip to Five Islands, a summer fishing station in southern Labrador.

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Cuts too deep or not enough

Differing views on the 25% reduction in the Northern cod quota. DFO answers questions about the recreational ground fishery.

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Start your engines - dates for the recreational cod fishery are just announced

Asking fishermen about safety.

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The Newfoundland Salt Company getting a fair shake in Bonavista

Rhodoliths, we have lots of them but what are they.

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A return to Fair Island

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1983 episode of "Land and Sea" about going back to the resettled outport, more than 20 years after the former residents floated their homes across the bay.

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Celebrating World Oceans Day on Middle Cove Beach

A social media campaign to ban single use plastic bags.

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The crab aren't crawling due to slobby water offshore

The keenest salmon anglers on the Avalon peninsula drive 8 hours to get a licence.

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A redfish recovery in jeopardy?

We'll hear from the captain of the Coast Guard ship that helped in the rescue of the Ocean Surfer Two.

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Another New Harbour surprise for fisheries minister, Gerry Byrne

The crew of the Ocean Surfer Two make is home in raging seas without being able to steer.

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Those reliable Cansos

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1984 episode of "Land and Sea" about the pilots and planes in the province's water bomber fleet.

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A team from Memorial are heading to the States for an ROV competition

A hearing to determine who actually is a fish harvester, harder done than said. Leo Hearn rides part of his stage in Petty Harbour.

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Mussels On The Corner, a local restaurant focusing on a local product

Haddock fish and chips?? DFO has been trying to get a number on capelin stocks.

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Trouble in the waters in Southern Harbour

A researcher is in Salvage is taking notes and looking at how the place is changing. Is there an up side to climate change?

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Trying to make sense of salmon regulations in this province

Commercial salmon fishing in Greenland and the Faroe Islands is being halted for the next 12 years.

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According to the last census, thirteen hundred people lived in Burgeo in 2016

About half the number "Land and Sea's" Paul Harrington found when he visited the fishing community 34 years earlier, as we'll hear in this week's archival feature.

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It's the big one that didn't get away

A 285 pound halibut, a check in on how the crab fishery is going and surf clams.

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Does mauzy weather help capelin eggs on our beaches?

A tour boat operator says what's the delay, when's DFO going to let us know about the recreational cod fishery?

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Marine Dreams, waiting on the recreational cod fishery

The Fish Depot in St. John's is doing a bustling business this time of year. Researchers at Memorial University recently published a paper with some good news about ocean plastics.

Download Marine Dreams, waiting on the recreational cod fishery
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It was hard, hard times for Bonavista fishermen in 1986

This week's feature from the Land and Sea Archives, tells their story, one of a failing fishery.

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Millions of missing storm petrels?

National Seal Products Day was celebrated today in the lobby of the Confederation Building. There was a podium for speeches from politicians, the FFAW and the Craft Council.

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Oil and gas don't mix with marine protection

Should anglers be allowed to catch more salmon in Labrador.

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FISH-NL and the FFAW visit the Labour Relations Board

Junior high and high school students show off their submersible ROV's in a competition. A beautiful day out there and the seals at the Ocean Science Center in Logy Bay are soaking it in.

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Surf clams in the House of Commons, surf clams in the House of Assembly

MP Gudie Hutchings used to be an outfitter - her take on new salmon regulations.

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Two very different kinds of harvests

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1982 episode of "Land and Sea" called Herring and Potatoes.

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FISH-NL cries foul over union election rules, and the fisheries minister unloads on DFO.

FISH-NL cries foul over union election rules, and the fisheries minister unloads on DFO.

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A broken bridge in Placentia affects fish harvesters, and how many salmon should anglers be allowed to retain.

A broken bridge in Placentia affects fish harvesters, and how many salmon should anglers be allowed to retain.

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Marine Protected Areas Panel hears from oil industry supporters

...and salmon retention and seal stories.

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What should or shouldn't be permitted in Marine Protected Areas

And surf clams end up in court....

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Our weekly feature from the CBC Archives

a 1982 episode of "Land and Sea" about that summer, fishing for cod in the Labrador Straits.

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Dory Buff - do they still make the stuff?

And a bit more on Marine Refuges.

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Producing great tasting urchin roe, eating minke whale and finding Dory Buff.

Producing great tasting urchin roe... Finding Dory Buff - the search for a special marine paint. And Minke Whale is on the menu.

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Complaints about shrimp quotas and revisiting the Provincial Mariners' Memorial.

Fewer shrimp, the same bills... inshore harvesters want a bigger cut of the quota. We'll take a look at the Mariners' Memorial in Grand Bank.

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Should we be exploring or drilling for oil in one of the newly named marine refuges?

This past December the Minister of Fisheries, Dominic LeBlanc announced seven new marine refuges. The largest of the refuges recently named is the Northeast Newfoundland Slope. But recently the Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (CNLOPB) opened the area to oil exploration bids.

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From the CBC Archives

A 1982 episode of "Land and Sea" about the work of the offshore supply boat Nordertor.

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A monument dedicated to sea harvesters who lost their lives at sea?

A woman in Shea Heights who knows what it's like to lose a loved one at sea...wants fish harvesters who've lost their lives to be remembered.

Download A monument dedicated to sea harvesters who lost their lives at sea?
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Anglers and farmers react to a report on salmon from the office of the Auditor General of Canada

The Atlantic Salmon Federation and province's Aquaculture Industry Association react to a report on salmon farming.

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A scathing report on aquaculture regulation

DFO failing to properly regulate aquaculture, a report from the office of the Auditor General of Canada.

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Daley Brothers close two plants

Daley Brother plants in New Harbour close, and is the battle over who'll represent fish harvesters nearing an end?

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Fulfilling a dream...

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1982 episode of "Land and Sea" featuring the skipper of the seiner, SILVER DOLPHIN.

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All things cod

We'll hear from some of the people who had something to say to DFO on how the upcoming cod fishery should roll out.

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Simulating the last voyage of the Florizel

Culling wolves in Alberta. Lessons to be learned?

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Vitamins in cod - better for your body depending on how you cook it

The 2018 seal hunt is well underway, we'll get an update from Dion Daikins, CEO with Carino Processing Limited.

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Tourism and the Future of Rural Coastal Communities

PC Leadership hopeful Tony Wakeham on the fishery. Fish scientist Ian Bradbury on a study into escaped farmed salmon.

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A tunnel to connect us?

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a documentary about the dreams of a fixed link between southern Labrador and Newfoundland.

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Expanding aquaculture on the south coast

A look back with longtime fisherman and sealer, Jack Troake of Twillingate.

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When we think rural Newfoundland and Labrador, we should think about cutting-edge tech startups

We'll speak with the co-chair of the new National Advisory Panel on Marine Protected Area Standards.

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The business of harvesting seaweed

DFO establishes an advisory panel on Marine Protected Areas.

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FISH - NL protest over crab quotas and prices

Fisheries Minister Gerry Byrne weighs in, plus oil and gas exploration in a marine refuge?

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The Portuguese White Fleet, at sea and in port

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a documentary featured on a 1981 episode of "Land and Sea."

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ISA at Northern Harvest Sea Farms

The price of crab and the annual seal hunt is about to begin.

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The truths and myths surrounding the seal hunt.

The National Post says it's the hunt Canada loves and that seal clubbing will never die. We'll also hear about ice conditions off the province's coasts.

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Lots of questions but few answers.

Another outbreak of infectious salmon anemia on the south coast and does the province have a handle on the amount of unprocessed fish leaving the province each month?

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Federal Conservative fisheries critic visits Grand Bank to talk about the surf clam controversy

What is the true impact of harp seals on the fishery? Many want to know.

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Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc speaks about the decline in cod

We also hear the thoughts and opinions on cod from of a wildlife conservationist, the Association of Seafood Producers and FISH-NL.

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Reaction on the decline of Northern Cod

We'll hear from a fisher, the Groundfish Industry Development Council and a research scientist at Memorial University.

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News no one wanted to hear, a 30 percent decline in the Northern Cod stock

We'll hear the science behind the number and reaction from the fishing industry.

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What's the word on ice this season?

The Coast Guard gives us an update. A PEI senator says it's time for more fishers in the Canadian Senate.

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Quebecers dine on Newfoundland seal meat during Seal Fest

We'll tell you about the culinary festival. How about what the seals eat themselves? In our ecosystem series, what's a seal meal?

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NunatuKavut calls for an end to the commercial capelin fishery

Todd Russell speaks about NunatuKavut's involvement with Five Nations Clam Company. An update on the 7 dolphins trapped in Heart's Delight.

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Should salmon infected with Infectious Salmon Anemia be sold?

We'll hear about the latest outbreak in Gaultois. Dolphins trapped in the ice. What can he done to help?

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The memories of a Grand Banks skipper and an Inuit elder from Nain

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear excerpts from a 1974 episode of "Land and Sea" - The Old Timers.

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Today we take a deep dive on harp seals...

And more on the proposed aquaculture development in Marystown and Placentia Bay...

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Greig NL's plans for an aquaculture project in Marystown and Placentia Bay has raised a lot of questions

We'll take you to a public meeting and hear from supporters and critics.

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Swept Away

A dramatic untold story of loss at sea. A sailing accident took the life of an Ontario woman off the coast of Newfoundland this past July.

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What is the status of the capelin stock?

Take a deep dive inside the science of the latest stock assessment by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

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A fishing community struggles to survive

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll hear a 1992 episode of "Land and Sea" about Burnt Islands, on the island's southwest coast.

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Federal fisheries minister won't review controversial surf clam decision

Getting young women on the water. Can fishing boost their confidence?

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Cooke Aquaculture responds to Washington state senate bill ending Atlantic salmon farming in net pens

Love stories about the ocean? Hear about Jim Wellman's new book, Challengers of the Sea.

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A major blow for Cooke Aquaculture

A senator in Washington state tells us why they're phasing out Atlantic salmon farming. Burgeo's Harbour Master says they could use a new boat lift.

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A research science talks about some troubling salmon numbers

Washington State bans commercial open-pen aquaculture of Atlantic salmon.

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The wreck of the S.S. Florizel 100 years ago

We'll hear from one of the rescuers and from author Cassie Brown, who wrote about the Florizel's last voyage in her book "A Winter's Tale".

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Provincial fisheries minister calls for cancellation of new surf clam license

Long time angler wants salmon retention banned in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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The continuing saga of the surf clam

Claims of unfairness in the new license selection process. Clearwater Seafoods is set to take the federal government to court.

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What is the status of the crab stock off our coast?

We have all the details. More reaction to federal government's decision to take a portion of the surf clam quota away from Grand Bank.

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The last voyage

In our weekly archival feature we'll hear a 2002 episode of "Land and Sea" featuring an eyewitness account of the wreck of the S.S. Florizel, 100 years ago.

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A hard hit for the town of Grand Bank.

The federal government takes 25 percent of its surf clam quota. We have reaction.

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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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