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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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Want to trade your desk job for a cabin in the woods?

This guy did it.

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Creative beer brewing

A micro-brewery in Iceland uses whale testicles smoked with sheep dung. Really.

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Remembering Roger Moore

Director John Glen reflects on his time directing Roger Moore as Jame Bond.

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This Harvard grad submitted a rap album for his thesis

Obasi Shaw just became the first student ever to submit a rap album as a senior thesis in Harvard's English department.

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It's a mean, green, ocean-eating machine

Did you hear about all that oil under the sea? Why don't we just leave it be.

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Call them fisherwomen? Or fishermen? Or fishers? Or does it matter? At some level, it always does.

Face up to the big offshore demon, and maybe he's not so scary after all. And no island is an island, especially if you're part of an archipelago.

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Keeping old traditions alive in the fishery

When they open the fishery, but not the part that you rely on, you might start getting a little nervous.

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Steaming "down north" to the coast of Labrador

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we flash back thirty-four years to an episode of Land and Sea, following the trials and tribulations of the long-liner fishery.

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How many barrels does it take to make an oil boom?

A man from Black Tickle celebrates the boys from the tickle in song.

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Can 50 million dollars buy you a trip across the tickle?

Ice, wind, a busted power steering pump and sixty-five hundred pelts. We check with one sealer about an eventful season on the ice.

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Risk and reward in the Flemish Pass

America's coastal communities say, no thanks, big oil.

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Do you put your lobsters to sleep?

It's the secret weapon of the ocean and you don't even have to mow it.

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Trying to make a go of it in McCallum, on the south coast

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we go lobster fishing in the summer of 1989.

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Fishermen and fisher science

The community of Hampden doesn't have a whaling heritage. But it's got a whaling song. Bridging the divide between fishermen and fisher science. And icebergs turn up in the darndest places.

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The right to sell his rights.

He stood up for his right to sell his rights. Now he has to sit back down again. Our water, their crab: What are those boats from Quebec doing here in the first place? And no news is... no news, if you're waiting on this year's food fishery.

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Marine Protected Area?

Marine Protected Area? Or is it Marine Not-So-Protected area? Depends on who you ask. Get out the abacus. it's time to count your porbeagles. And how do you like to make your lobster scream?

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Crab pots in the water where they ought not to be, as Port aux Choix erupts in protest again

We want safer fish plants. It's the other guy who doesn't want safer fish plants. And, eleven days without food. Not a bite, not a morsel. Where does it get you? It gets you on today's show.

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Fishing on the tip of the island

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we're headed to Cape Bauld and Quirpon, a visit with the Boyces, Campbells, and Heddersons, on the French shore in 1986.

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Canada's fishermen are hauling in too many innocent bystanders.

Now that they've got it to themselves, the Sullivan Brothers have big plans for one of Canada's biggest seafood companies.

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The inshore fishery is a game of iches, and some fishermen say those are very dangerous inches indeed.

A songwriter pays tribute to the many pairs of saltwater hands gone idle in our declining fishery.

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The northern shrimp

She ain't what she used to be. Nor is her price. A beachcombing mystery leads an international investigation from the Shetland Islands to Newfoundland.

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Preserving memories.

When a memory turns into history, how do you preserve the memories. By starting young, with video. Safer fish plants? We're all for it, if only the union wasn't in thw way. What's up with the seal meat situation on the Northern Peninsula? Not much.

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Sick of being sick.

Fish plant workers say they're tired of hacking, coughing, gasping for breath....and tired of waiting for their employers to do something about it.

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Lab in a box.

A lab in a box prepares to set sail from St. John's. You're getting warmer, and warmer, especially if you're in mountains and tundra of Labrador. And don't tell us about penguins. We had penguins before they were even penguins.

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Respect for the capelin

It's the little fish that keeps our ocean in line. And better than SeaWorld. Folks down around Bay L'Argent are getting the marine show of a lifetime.

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Yet another season of protest has to make you wonder:

Is there any way we can manage this fishery better? Or at least manage people's expectations of it? Today, a pair of longtime observers weigh in on the turmoil and what we have or haven't learned over the years.

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Trap fishing in the summer and baited trawl in the fall

In our weekly feature from the CBC Archives, we'll re-visit a 1983 profile of Lord's Cove fisherman Peter Hennebury.

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The pros and cons of protest

You could march in the streets and demand justice. You could burn your crab pots. You could even hole up in a tent and refuse to eat. Does it get you anywhere? That remains to be seen.

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Is there an oil cleanup coming up in Notre Dame Bay?

Is there a frack in your future? Get in line, there's a run on flippers down at St. John's Harbour.

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Uprising in the fishery

Richard Gillett pledges to starve himself to death in the cause of fisheries reform. Burning their crab pots in Port aux Choix.

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How many seal pups are out there this year?

A 400-year relationship is worth celebrating, even if it fizzled out over the last couple of centuries.

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Political veteran says foreign trawlers still out on the Grand Banks

Many of us live next to the ocean and raise our kids within a stone's throw of the water, what better place to seek out the next generation of marine scientists.

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Fisheries union goes to Ottawa hoping to catch a break for shrimp harvesters

Bay de Verde is once again unsafe for any crab looking to live through the summer.

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They're already here and there's more on the way

The icebergs have begun their annual drive-by of the province and that's a windfall for anyone in the berg business.

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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 in our weekly visit to the CBC archives.

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Tragic story from Calvert on the Southern Shore

A sad ending to the tale of the Bell Island dolphins and the polar bear that took a helicopter ride.

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Shrimp fishermen say they've been hurt the hardest from the latest shrimp cuts

We'll look into how DFO goes about assessing crab stocks.

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Shellfish shortage threatens the future for fish plants and the towns that need them

Ryan Cleary is going to have to watch his language.

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For years it's been the cash cow

We're talking snow crab today. Not enough snow crab, in the minds of many.

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From the archives The Barrys of Merasheen

Pauline and the crew travel to Merasheen where they met the Barry family, almost 25 years ago.

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Is the farmed salmon on your plate a responsible, law-abiding fish?

The north Atlantic ocean might not look like a nursery, but you're not looking at it with the eyes of a shark. How do you know good wildlife management from a make-work project?

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Who needs seafood when you've got seaweed?

Decades of fishing for trout and salmon, a lifetime on the ponds and rivers. But when you move to Ontario, you're just another mainlander.

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Endangered cod versus ravenous seal?

It's one thing to be open for business. It's quite another to turn the place into a fish farm free-for-all.

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Slow and steady wins the cod stock recovery race

We've got the latest on our beleaguered, lamented, hope-for-the-best-you-never-know Northern Cod.

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From the archives Mussel Farming in 1986

Bill Kelly and the Land and Sea crew made a visit to Atlantic Ocean Farms in Notre Dame Bay back in 1986.

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If the seals are making a meal of our cod and capelin, what to do about it?

Also, If it's our oil, why is ExxonMobil sucking it out of the ocean?

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Lot's of cash on the isthmus, for now

From the Manitoba prairie to the B.C. interior, the seal hunt is making new friends.

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Shut down, locked up and mothballed

Is that where our fish plants are headed once the Europeans start buying our catch? We share your unforgettable whale tales. Talking northern cod in Ottawa.

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Fishermen who'd go at anything to make a dollar on the water

From the Land and Sea archives, former host Paul Harrington went to Fox Harbour, where he found Ken King, fishing with his brother Frank.

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Wildlife theatre on now, down on the Burin Peninsula

If you've got a massive, multi-million dollar project looking for a home, have we got the fabrication site for you. What's it like to go through the ice and fight for your life?

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Cash now and cash later

The Fisheries Minister says Ottawa is committed to a renewal of out fishery. Can the lobster business show the aquaculture industry a better way to raise fish?

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The Codfather finally meets his match

Who doesn't want 100 million dollars? Only the people who think they can get a whole lot more.

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The Marine Institute plans to bridge the gulf between the labratory and the wharf

A lifetime at sea is guaranteed to leave a man with a couple of stories to tell.

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A family that defied the odds on the water

From the Land and Sea archives, a show about a remarkable fishing family from Bay De Verde.

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It takes a little luck to snag a poacher

Is the province playing a drawn out shell game with our wildlife protection officers? What do you do when there's so little shrimp and so many shrimp fishers?

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How safe is your harbour? If you ask the mayor of St. Anthony, be ready for an earful.

Beyond the legal wrangling and boardroom hearings and finger-pointing, what's at the heart of our current battle of the fish unions?

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Tragedy prevented at sea

Are we as ready as we could be to prevent the next one. What might you find when dig into 115 years of a local magazine?

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The Labrador Connection

From the Land and Sea archives, the salt fish connection between Newfoundland island and the south coast of Labrador.

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The Atlantic Salmon Federation is taking the province's former environment minister to court

Voices from outport Newfoundland from 1959, plus our work of the week.

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A fight in federal court for the future of the inshore fishery

Tracking great white sharks off South Carolina.

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New position at Memorial University has been created to improve safety at sea

A 71-year-old Labrador boat builder just can't stop.

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DFO's stock assessment paints a bleak picture

There is some optimism out there for the fishery in general. We'll hear from 24-year-old Caitlin Whelan on her new relationship with the ocean and fish.

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The Flying Fisherman

From the archives, remembering Bill Kelly and one of his favourite episodes of Land and Sea.

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International trade and the outport fish plant

Preserved in memory, now preserved on your phone. The resettlement stories of Arnold's Cove have gone mobile.

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Got a salmon river to save?

You don't have to yell. Or maybe you do, in your own way, if you're a humpback looking to make a point.

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The battle against codfish tags may have a new ally in Ottawa

What happens when you're allowed to sell your piece of ocean to the highest bidder? It's not a pretty sight, according to one American author.

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Shrimp aren't setting up shop of the east coast the way they used to

Another dose of bad news for communities that depend on it. We've got the latest.

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Cod Traps and Flat Bottoms

From the Land and Sea archives, Dave Quinton and the crew travel to the Bay of Islands in the summer of 1988.

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Coming up this spring: the Oscars of the ocean

A town in British Columbia is cleaning up its piece of ocean one straw at a time. Your twitter feed is the new essential tool in preserving our history and heritage.

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A wicked Valentine's Day storm brings back memories

The beached whale is a mystery and a marine tragedy. Why do they do it, and how often does it happen here?

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A snapshot of our patch of ocean from a man who's had a very good look at it

Taking one of our most painful stories to the stage. We hear voices from the Ocean Ranger disaster, from a play being performed in St. John's.

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How do you make an economy grow?

Feed it healthy young people, if you can find them. Is our heritage and history a lot more fragile than we think?

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The Kings of Petty Harbour

From the Land and Sea archives, Dave Quinton and the crew travelled to the places Labrador fishermen and their families returned to, every summer.

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Are more fishers training for the future?

Enrolment is on the rise at inshore fishery school. Weighing the options for the outport of the future.

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Helping hands reach out to the women who endure troubles

What's good for offshore oil is good for all hands? Some broadcast listeners aren't so sure. Our fish and chip debate heads into the home stretch.

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Better days ahead in the the Flemish Pass?

The Newfoundland offshore is liking the view from those deep, deep waters today. Why is the American government picking on our favourite fish?

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One fisherman is repurposing old fishing rope for fun and profit

In Burin they're working hard to make sure a 100 year old memory lives on. Cod is king of the deep fat fryer, as far as you're concerned.

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Bringing Back the Lobsters

From the Land and Sea archives, Eastport Peninsula fishermen took matters into their own hands. By banding together and policing each other, these fishermen were literally bringing back the lobsters.

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If you're a fish from away, our American neighbours have a few questions for you

Who you calling cheap and dirty? The fish farmers beg to differ. A sizzling debate gets underway, as listeners take up the fish and chip challenge.

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Your beachfront cabin may be moving a little closer to the ocean

Need kelp? They'll soon be handing it out by the barrel down in St. Bride's. Plus our latest word of the week.

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How much seaweed is too much?

They know the answer in St. Bride's and it ain't pretty. How does your favourite fish and chips measure up to the competition?

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How cold was the Labrador Sea in the Middle Ages?

Fish and chips is a science. So says the finest fish-and-chip seller in the land where the deep fryer is king.

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From the archives, Greenspond 30 years ago

Former Land and Sea host Dave Quinton takes a look at Greenspond, as it was, 30 years ago.

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A MUN scientist hits a wall in his ocean research

Our lobsters may go astray on occasion, but they always come back to the dinner tables of Europe. The foolishness that was Codpeace stirs fond memories.

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New rules for a safer fishery

The Chinese want our fish and they're dropping tariffs to get it. Recalling the days when the extinction of Nfld and Labrador cod was just a joke.

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Wanted: ideas for rural development

Come between a boy and his smelt and you face the wrath of The Broadcast audience. There's a lot more to boat safety than knowing where the life jackets are.

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Look over your shoulder before you drop that line in the water

A fisherman in Cartwright could be the man to rewrite the rules of the inshore fishery.

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Inshore Fishery of St. John's

From the Land and Sea archives, Pauline Thornhill brings us the story of the inshore fishermen of St. John's.

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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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