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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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Dam betrays Trudeau's pledge to First Nations, say critics

Despite a promise to forge a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, the Trudeau government's support of the Site C dam is facing criticism. The dam is opposed by First Nation leaders, the Royal Society of Canada and Amnesty International.

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'Some relief': Taran Killam's SNL ax

Well-liked and versatile actor Taran Killam reflects on life after his six season run with Saturday Night Live.

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Toll of assisted deaths on doctors

What impact do assisted deaths take on the doctors involved? Dr. Jeff Blackmer says some doctors will struggle, and Canada needs a framework to support them.

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Conservation officer kills 9 bears in 'most difficult week'

A B.C. conservation officer says Revelstoke residents' carelessness with their food and trash led to the euthanization of nine bears there last week. Guest host Laura Lynch interviews Dan Bartol.

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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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Bay de Verde is on the rebound after fish plant fire

Who can read the ins and outs of fish quotas and how they're handed out? Sometimes not even the fishing companies themselves.

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Robots they're making at the Marine Institue are world beaters

The world keeps beating away at the ocean, scooping up fish as fast as we can eat them. Let's look a bit closer and see if we can turn up a little hope for the future.

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Pamela Anderson and David Suzuki pair up in aquaculture debate

North Atlantic shellfish are not just coming down with cancer, they`re passing it around.

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It's boom times for seaweed in Grate's Cove

Reaction from Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Prawn Producers on the shrimp quota.

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The Broadcast, live on location from Port de Grave

We'll have reaction to the shrimp quota cuts and a new sharing arrangement.

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Meet Max and Doris Smith.

Meet Max and Doris Smith. Both in their 70s, they build floating wharves for boaters all over N.L. An inspiring story of hard work.

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Hauling a trawl for the health of the ocean.

We'll hear about a new invention. Plus, a brand new book from Jim Wellman.

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Up close, offshore.

The local makers of 3D underwater video. And, one harvester says silence is deafening on shrimp management decision.

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Boat building tourism?

We'll hear from a boat building college in the UK. Could that work here? Plus, and a recipe for deep fried capelin.

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Archival special from 1979

Fishers thought they'd struck a goldmine with the squid fishery. The once lowly squid was in high demand in the Asian markets.

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Whales and icebergs galore

Northern peninsula tour boat operator makes tourists' dreams come true. Could ocean technology be the future for this province?

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A new way forward

Federal fisheries minister scraps LIFO, a controversial shrimp management policy. Be on the lookout on the water for a humpback whale in trouble.

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A new study finds Canada's fishery in dire straits

We'll hear from the President of Exxon Mobil on the demand for oil and gas in the future. Making pottery whales in New Harbour, Trinity Bay.

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Cod are scarce in many parts

We'll take you to Petty Harbour for a report on the food fishery. We'll hear all about what those little capelin get up to on the beaches when they roll.

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Panel recommends new way forward for shrimp management.

Panel recommends new way forward for shrimp management. We'll hear reaction. We'll take you to Port Union, a town that was built 100 years ago.

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Abolish LIFO. Ministerial panels recommends dumping a controversial shrimp management policy.

Abolish LIFO. Ministerial panels recommends dumping a controversial shrimp management policy. And, learning to fly safer. A brand new flight simulator for offshore helicopters.

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We're taking you shopping today in the oldest store in Clarenville

Mercer's Marine has a colourful history and a strong connection to the water and owner Phillip Mercer has a lot of respect for those who make their living on the ocean.

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From the archives, Cecelia Smith of Hawke's Bay

Cecelia Smith passed away recently. She was 96. Land & Sea first did a show on this incredible outdoors woman of Hawke's Bay almost a decade ago.

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Offshore potential on the Orphan Basin

How have offshore supply companies been riding out the downturn? Plus, has triploid salmon been approved for use in our aquaculture industry or not?

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We take you to the NOIA Conference where there's good news on the horizon

How can we change too few woman in the oil industry? Plus, why fishers are leading the campaign to leave the European Union.

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Could salmon that can't have babies be the key to healthy aquaculture?

You might drive a nice vehicle, but how would it fare at the bottom of the ocean or on the moons of Jupiter.

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University of Manitoba is studying the spawning habits of capelin

A fine man who spent his life doing fine work on the ocean deserves a fine legacy.

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From the archives we'll take you back to when salt codfish was king

We'll explore the connection between the Labrador salt cod harvest and fishing families in Conception Bay.

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Heavy metal and drugs

Meet a rural entrepreneur with a metal fabrication shop who had a former life as a pharmacist. Hear his frank opinions about fisheries management.

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Is there a better way of governing coastal communities?

Farming little organic mussels is big business in N.L. We'll hear research about how it can be even more profitable.

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Everything you've ever wanted to know about mussels

We'll hear a New Brunswick perspective on the fight over shrimp, that province has had hard times too. Plus, our local word feature is back.

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Should coastal Canadians have the first right to benefits from resources closest to their communities?

We'll take you to the tip of the Northern peninsula to a brand new fresh seafood shop. One entrepreneur thinks it's one of the keys to health and success in rural towns.

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From the archives we take a trip to the Labrador coast to catch the coveted cod

Land and Sea host, Paul Harrington, follows Max James and his family as they journey to Labrador for their yearly catch.

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Harvesters have one last day to make their case to continue fishing shrimp

One political scientist says no one will win the shrimp fight, not the harvesters, not the public and least of all, the shrimp.

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Canada's President of ExxonMobil calls Hibernia the crown jewel of his company

How to get fisheries officers spending more time in the field, less court time. The excitement of World Oceans Day at Roncalli Elementary school.

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St. John's welcomes Venezuelan tall ship into port

One seal pup separated from its mother, but is there a happy ending? A St. John's church celebrates 40 years of lobster boils.

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Makeover money.

Heritage Foundation NL is looking for the next fishery building fixer upper. Plus, building stronger coastal communities. How schools can help.

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From the archives we're taking you back to a time when the pollock fishery was booming

We'll hear from Cec Rideout in Fortune Bay as Dave Quinton takes us along for the trip.

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Sweden group hoping Newfoundland expertise can help preserve their salmon stocks

What do you get when you combine an engineering company and a wooden boat builder? A very special punt.

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Dramatic decline in Canada's efforts to police foreign overfishing Details of a CBC investigation.

A look back at Hunter Tootoo's enthusiasm for his role as Fisheries Minister.

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Would eating more fish help build stronger coastal communities?

Soft shelled crab has harvesters calling for a fishery closure.

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What's the plan to revitalize fisheries?

One researcher says shrimp trouble highlights the need for a long-term vision. What skate fish eat and who eats skate fish.

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Archival Special from 1955

Newfoundland's connection with Portuguese fishermen and the Basilica's Fatima statues.

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Skate fish 101

We explore the quirky characteristics of this bottom dwelling, wing flapping, elasmobranch and why scientists need your help finding their eggs. Plus, not just for boil ups any more. Mussel jewellery!

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"I've given my life to the offshore"

Offshore trawlers present case to fish shrimp to ministerial panel. Plus beer that's good for the ocean.

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Abolish LIFO

Federal ministerial panel hears why many think a shrimp management policy should be dumped.

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More opportunities to snag a codfish this season in the recreational food fishery

Tour boat operators seem to be happy about allowances that have been made for them in the new rules.

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N.L. in American TV documentary

N.L. featured prominently in American TV documentary "Saving New England Fisheries". We hear from the producer.

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Cod comeback

DFO says the news is good in the most recent stock status report.

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Inspiring story of hard work

Wharf building seniors Max and Doris Smith of Hodge's Cove.

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Trash talk. How to get plastics out of the ocean.

An Australian solution. Reminder of the big damage, teeny tiny plastics can cause.

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THE BROADCAST MAY 13th

A journey that was supposed to have been a day turned into five months. An archive look back to an adventure aboard the "Neptune" in the winter of 1929-1930.

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Thursday May 12

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced that it will be hiring 135 new researchers to boost their department.

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A huge boost for fishery science in country.

A boost for fishery science. DFO will hire 135 new researchers. Shrimp stocks are in trouble and a harvesting ban in place. So why have offshore vessels been allowed to fish?

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Tuesday May 10th

Hear all about the Newfoundland ferry run that inspired a video game. And, a marine scientist at the University of Washington weighs in on fisheries management.

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Monday May 9th

Inshore versus offshore. It's a debate that dates back to the Smallwood era. What exactly is going on in those big fish farms, and is it safe?

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"Inshore fishery versus offshore. A debate that dates back to the Smallwood era.

What is going on in big fish farms, and is it safe? A different answer almost every day lately."

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We look at the state of the snow crab fishery in the 1980s in our weekly visit to the CBC archives.

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Thursday May 5

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Lifo, herring and Norway Cod...

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Having lobster for Mother's Day? Make sure they're legal size.

A NB aquaculture company raising salmon in N.L has gone into receivership.

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Ice, ice navigation, baby. Local company scores big with Norwegian shipping giant

Come for a tour of a unique mariners' memorial in Grand Bank, Newfoundland.

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Nova Scotia man developes new lightweight waterproof work suit

He sat behind this microphone for 15 years as host of The Broadcast. We'll hear from Jim Wellman as we continue to mark 65 years on the air.

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Cod almighty! The incredible cod comeback in Norway

Fishermen in Petty Harbour get kids and adults using their hands for more than texting.

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Break out the cake and the candles, The Broadcast celebrates 65 years on the air!

A look back at the longest running current affairs radio show in North America.

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Mark Lane, Executive Director of the Aquaculture industry association outlines the fee increases for operators

Long-time fisherman, Alfred Fitzpatrick, has traded in life on the water this season for an Alberta job. A decision he describes as heartbreaking.

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Entrepreneur has an idea to make it easier for you to enjoy fresh seafood

Three local students have big dreams of helping keep the offshore oil industry clean all over the world. We'll tell you about their technology that detects toxins in ocean water.

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What's in the provincial budget for the seafood industry?

Flippers are in! First day for Taylor's annual seal meat sale. We'll hear about a fondness for flippers.

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We take you on board the sealing vessel the Black Eagle

Travelling overseas to St. Pierre could soon be easier and more affordable. We'll tell you why.

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Displaced plantworkers find work outside Bay de Verde.

We'll hear from the man who had the plant built way back in 1954.

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Plant workers are looking for answers from government

One tourism go-getter on the Burin peninsula talks about what he sees as the biggest draw, the fishery.

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Massive fire destroys fish plant in Bay de Verde

We'll take you to that community to talk to a fisherman and a plant worker about the fallout from a devastating blaze at the Quinlan Brothers plant.

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Fish harvestors union and fish processors come together for a prosperous future in cod

We'll take you to the news conference and hear the plan for this landmark announcement of cooperation.

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We'll hear why this year's seal hunt is so important for some harvestors

How about springtime demand for seal fur? Turns out protesters prompt customers to buy.

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Calling all boat builders and lovers of wooden boats

Could wooden boats be the key to increased tourism, economic development and confidence among youth? We'll tell you about an event planned for Trinity this fall.

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A tale of two crab fishermen in Placentia Bay

A tale of two fishermen who both harvest crab in Placentia Bay. That's where the similarities end. Hear their opposing views on aquaculture development in Newfoundland.

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An expansion of the aquaculture industry in Marystown has business owners talking

A bright spot in an otherwise gloomy oil industry. We take you to aptly named Sunnyside.

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From the archives we join Land and Sea host Dave Quinton in White Bay in 1987

We'll hear from sealers who worked to revive the harvest after the market collapse of the 1980s.

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Why grow fish at sea when you can grow them somewhere else?

We speak with Eldred Woodford of the Canadian Sealer's Association, on the state of sealing in 2016. How can we convince Europe that our lobsters mean no harm?

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MUN prof checks in from his research vessel to offer some very long distance education

Seaweed is good for plants, good for animals, good for your skin and good to eat. Newfoundlanders are making money from it, but they're leaving home to do it.

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The big offshore trawler versus the little guy with his boat

We'll talk to both sides, as the battle over northern shrimp takes another epic turn. Don't be tossing out those mussel shells, there might be a dollar in them someday.

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From the archives we're taking you back to the year 1987

We're headed for Greenspond, a community where those in the fishery were doing well.

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Will the Marine Rescue Sub-centre reopen in St. John's?

Seizing the potential of slippery, slimy sea cucumber. Exploring wave action, Rutter Inc.'s technology that interprets waves.

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We'll introduce you to Rutter Inc. Their technology helps companies around world navigate ice in the ocean.

A federal hand-me-down. The town of CBS now owns Long Pond Harbour. What's the plan?

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Today a feature documentary on Little Bay Islands

We'll take you Little Bay Islands where the torment of thinking about leaving or staying has torn a community apart. A feature documentary produced for CBC's The Current.

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We'll hear from a local company at Oceanology International conference in London

Seafood processing plants in other Atlantic provinces desperate for workers. What's the situation here?

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What's your position on aquaculture and a major industry expansion in this province?

We lay out the debate: pro vs con.

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Local, small-scale business is the key to a thriving fishery, according to fish workers in New England

Banning plastic bags for the health of the ocean? Nain, Labrador was the first community to go bag less. We'll hear advice for other communities.

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Plastic bag ban for ocean health. They did it in Fogo, can they do it in Corner Brook?

Is the shrimp fishery a 'zombie' industry? A political blogger explains.

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There's a new player in the fish processing business in this province

The provincial government has approved the sale of Newfoundland owned QuinSea Fisheries to Royal Greenland. Is it a sell off of our resources? Or a bright spot on the horizon of the fishery? We'll hear all sides.

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Harvestors on the north east coast face another sharp decline in the species they catch

Cars, trucks, food, and goods, how we get what we have. Our final story on Oceanex shipping and trucking.

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A review of the big Boston Seafood Show

The world of shipping. Join me on the bridge of an Oceanex vessel and hear how islanders get all their goods.

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Warm water warning: lobsters could be in trouble

Behind the big blue containers, we begin our feature on Oceanex shipping. Plus, your quick and easy seafood tips.

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Big Bucks for Memorial University's ocean researchers

We'll tell you what they're going to do with five million federal dollars. Inside the minds of young naval architects as they plot their future course.

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Seaweed farming, the future of food to feed the world

We'll re-air an interview with Bren Smith. His ideas are changing coastal communities around the globe.

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Rallies over possible cuts in the amount of shrimp harvestors can catch

French support for sealing, a week long celebration of the hunt on the Magdalen Islands.

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What could cuts to shrimp quotas mean for communities?

Harvesters speak out to raise the level of awareness. Continuing our look at the upside of a tanking economy. Bring on the Americans with their big valuable bucks.

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Tying together nautical artwork in rural Newfoundland

An entrepreneur ties together nautical artwork, business smarts and optimism in rural Newfoundland. An economist's advice on nurturing innovation in a period of offshore oil industry doom and gloom.

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