The Broadcast with Jane Adey
The ocean is a part of daily life in Newfoundland and Labrador. Whether it’s fishing, tourism, shipping, research or culture, there are thousands of people whose lives have some connection to the sea. The Broadcast casts a wide net to explore the stories of people in coastal communities in Newfoundland and Labrador and around the world.
April 17th: Satellite tagged humpback turns up in Haiti after months of silence; good news for zooplankton, ocean's basic building block
April 16th: Not enough hands in fish plants so processors embrace automation; a detailed update on the most vital piece of the ocean's food chain - phytoplankton. The seafarers union is looking for a lot more than a few good men and women.
April 15th: Diving into the details of changing ocean temperature and ocean acidification; an eager sealer stuck on shore; teenagers get the basics of building traditional Newfoundland wooden boats
April 12th: A Land & Sea archival special exploring the livelihoods of people making a living from the seal fishery back in 2009.
April 11: A shrimp bonanza for fish plants. Offshore shrimp that used to get processed in Europe will come ashore in this province instead; troubling news about mackerel stock in Atlantic Canada.
How much do you know about the Atlantic ocean? A new report aims to help; Provincial fisheries minister criticizes federal science on seals; those targeted by anti-sealing movement say growing interest in unbiased facts of the hunt
April 9th: Researching the movement of young seals; harp seal scientist says don't blame seals for struggling cod population; with more bailouts for plant workers, some claim the fishery is a social program
April 8th: Could seal meat rich in Omega-3 fatty acids be an answer to greater health? Crab harvesters want to boatpool; FISH-NL issues a final plea
Archival Special: We take you back to the time of the cod moratorium and the St. John's fishing family, the Hilliers.