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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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Infectious salmon anemia cases at Northern Harvest sea Farms; seal meat can address climate change concerns

Northern Harvest Sea Farms now says it had cases of infectious salmon anemia during dead salmon event on south coast. Farming fish for protein to meet world demand, why not eat wild seal meat too?

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Northern Harvest Sea Farms's licenses suspended for not revealing extent of dead salmon event.

Northern Harvest Sea Farms's licenses suspended for not revealing extent of dead salmon event. The company now says 2.6 million fish are lost.

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Atlantic Sapphire's CEO Johan Andreassen on growing salmon on land in Denmark and Miami

Government says there'll be an investigation into the dead salmon deaths on the south coast. The choice for investigator raises questions. What does it take to grow salmon on land? We hear from Atlantic Sapphire doing just that in Denmark and Miami.

Download Atlantic Sapphire's CEO Johan Andreassen on growing salmon on land in Denmark and Miami
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NDP calls for independent investigation into dead salmon on south coast; local oceanographer says salmon did not die from warm water alone

A call from the NDP for an independent investigation to the south coast's dead salmon event. The aquaculture company says the salmon died from warm water. An local oceanographer doesn't buy it. We'll hear why.

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Provincial minister Gerry Byrne on dead salmon clean-up on south coast; does dead salmon story erode public trust

We'll hear from the provincial minister responsible for aquaculture on the clean-up of dead salmon on the south coast. The story raises concern about the environment and about jobs in rural Newfoundland. One political scientist says it also raises concerns about erosion of public trust.

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Concern about what's going in ocean during dead salmon clean-up; plastic alternative made of fish plastic

As the clean-up of the dead salmon continues on the south coast, we hear concerns about the waste going back in the ocean. A UK designer makes a plastic alternative out of fish skin.

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Black Tickle fishers say cod season best ever; is land based aquaculture viable in N.L.

Black Tickle fishers say the cod fishery is back in a big way. We hear about this season's harvest. And could land based aquaculture work in this province? Local industry players say it's not viable. But what would be the benefits?

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Atlantic Salmon Federation calls for public investigation of farmed salmon kill on south coast

As the dead salmon clean-up takes place on the south coast, the Atlantic Salmon Federation says there have been escapes of live salmon there as well. Some safety measures for fishers still unchanged after 2 deaths at sea 10 years ago.

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Lobster fishers have questions about dead salmon clean-up on south coast; seafood restaurant in Port au Choix known far and wide

The clean-up of dead salmon continues to raise concerns on the south coast. We'll hear from lobster fishermen who have questions. And now, the President of the harvesters union wants the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to get involved. Plus, how was your season in the business of ocean connected tourism? We'll hear about one success story from the northern peninsula.

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Canadian Aquaculture Industry Association calls federal Liberal policy on aquaculture reckless

Federal Liberals say they'll move salmon farms in BC out of the ocean and put them on land. The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Association calls that policy reckless. We'll also hear from a local federal Liberal candidate running for re-election and his thoughts on aquaculture.

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NDP calls for independent review of aquaculture industry; local photographer's ocean work on display in Montreal

As the clean-up of dead farmed salmon continues on the south coast, the NDP is calling for an independent review of the industry. Local photographer Michael Winsor ocean photography is getting a lot of attention in Montreal. We'll tell you why.

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On board a fisheries patrol vessel in this 1995 archival special from Land & Sea

This week in our "Land and Sea" feature from the CBC Archives, it's 1995 -- just months after the "turbot war" between Canada and Spain over foreign over-fishing and Marie Thompson is on board a fisheries patrol vessel.

Download On board a fisheries patrol vessel in this 1995 archival special from Land & Sea
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Do you have ideas on how to keep power rates down?

Today on the phone-in we're talking about Muskrat Falls and rate mitigation. In other words, with the enormous cost of the Muskrat Falls hydro project, how to keep electricity rates as low as possible? It's a question that's getting more and more urgent. As we get closer to Muskrat Falls coming fully online. And with hearings starting next week on this very issue. So today we want to hear from you: Do you have ideas on how to keep power rates down?

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Plant worker Eric Day on the lack of work processing farmed salmon; the province's chief aquaculture veterinarian walks us through a fish die-off on the south coast

Harbour Breton plant worker Eric Day is disappointed with the hope farmed aquaculture once brought to the region; chief aquaculture veterinarian Daryl Whalen explains what happened at the salmon die-off at Northern Harvest Sea Farms.

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Plant workers worry for future after massive salmon mortality

Fish plant workers are worried for their future after a massive mortality of salmon on the south coast Aquaculture industry

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Province says aquaculture company should have reported massive salmon mortality publicly; history of aquaculture in N.L.

Warm water is being blamed for a massive die-off of salmon at an aquaculture site. The provincial minister says the company should have let the public know when it happened. We'll hear about the history of aquaculture in this province that goes way back.

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Massive fish die-off at aquaculture operation on south coast; aquaculture industry ready for annual Cold Harvest conference

Reports of a massive fish mortality event on Newfoundland's south coast is raising concerns. The troubling news comes just as the industry is holding its annual conference, Cold Harvest.

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An archival special from 1995 about the survivior of shipwreck off Renews

Land 7 Sea's Dave Quinton explores a story of survival from a shipwreck off the coast of Renews in this archival special from 1995

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FISH-NL & the FFAW clash at a meeting in Baie Verte; Kiley Best talks about the Bonne Bay Marine Station

FISH-NL's Ryan Cleary & Peter Leonard get thrown out of an FFAW meeting; Kiley Best, the manager of the Bonne Bay Marine Station, talks about what goes on there.

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The story of King’s Point’s humpback whale pavilion; how to bring more sailing tourism to the province

We’ll take you to the Dr. John Lien Whale Pavilion in King’s Point and hear how their humpback whale skeleton attracts visitors from all over. A US sailor offers advice on bringing more sailing traffic to N.L.

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Fishers say processors have a stranglehold on harvesters; vital eelgrass beds and how they protect fish

Eelgrass habitat is vital to protect fish. We'll hear about efforts to rebuild eelgrass beds. Fishers say processors have a stranglehold on the inshore fishery. The processors say that's just not true.

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Fish harvester Boyd Lavers in Port Saunders; Oceana Canada's plans to protect right whales

Host Jane Adey is in Port Saunders speaking with fish harvester Boyd Lavers; Oceana Canada's plans to protect endangered right whale and Wayne Ledwell on the challenges of protecting whales that swim across international borders.

Download Fish harvester Boyd Lavers in Port Saunders; Oceana Canada's plans to protect right whales
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Arichval special from Land & Sea on the last of the lighthouse keepers

Modernisation at the end of the 20th century meant change not only for how lighthouses operated, but the keepers too. In this 1994 episode of "Land and Sea," Marie Wadden reports on "The Last of the Lighthouse Keepers."

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Are 21 dead whales in N.L. waters this summer cause for concern; the phytoplankton turning ocean waters turquoise and why

More than 20 whales died in the waters surrounding Newfoundland and Labrador this summer but it may not be reason for concern. We'll take a deep dive and learn about tiny phytoplankton turning ocean waters turquoise.

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Maximizing the quality and value of tuna; a new fishing boat in Nain looking for whelk and scallops

Could tuna present bigger opportunities and more money for harvesters? We'll hear about research to improve the quality and the price. A new fishing boat in Nain looking for scallops and whelk.

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Tracking northern cod with implants; turning off the lights could help save vulnerable seabirds

The Northern Cod Acoustic Tracking Project is officially underway. Fish implants will help uncover more about the life of this iconic species. A simple act of turning out the lights may help save vulnerable seabirds.

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Whale tagging of humpbacks to help scientists learn more; squid researchers say short-lived species hard to study

Dr. Jack Lawson explains how the tagging of humpbacks this season will help researchers better understand whale lives. There's not a lot known about squid and that's because researchers say they're hard to study.

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Archival feature from Land & Sea about the Shipwrecks off St. Pierre and Miquelon

This "Land and Sea" archival feature goes back 30 years to a story about the history of shipwrecks off the French islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

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Fish harvesters want a halt to oil and gas exploration in crab rich areas; salmon conservationists say fewer watchdogs on rivers

The union representing fish harvesters wants a halt to oil exploration in crab rich areas of the ocean. Salmon conservationists say a lay-off of river guardians could make salmon vulnerable to poachers.

Download Fish harvesters want a halt to oil and gas exploration in crab rich areas; salmon conservationists say fewer watchdogs on rivers
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A fisherman lands a 900 pound bluefin tuna; a visiting sailor talks about his visits to many harbours in Newfoundland and Labrador

Fisherman Glen Best landed a 900 pound bluefin tuna. Something that hasn't been done in the Bonavista peninsula in the past 40 years. Sailor Phin Sprague Jr. of Portland, Maine, recounts his colourful trip around the harbours and coves of N.L. this summer.

Download A fisherman lands a 900 pound bluefin tuna; a visiting sailor talks about his visits to many harbours in Newfoundland and Labrador
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Outside fish buyers were allowed in but none came; Trinity jewellery maker evokes memories with split fish pendant

Fish buyers from outside the province were allowed in for 2 weeks this summer but none came. What happened? A Trinity walking tour guide and jewellery maker use the iconic split salt fish to teach tourists about N.L.'s history.

Download Outside fish buyers were allowed in but none came; Trinity jewellery maker evokes memories with split fish pendant
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Pushing peat in our archival feature from 30 years ago

Newfoundland and Labrador has bog in abundance -- about a million hectares. In this archival feature from 30 years ago, "Land and Sea" travels across Newfoundland to meet some of the people who were making use of peat.

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A new children's book focussed on ocean plastics

It's not easy to explain environmental issues to children. Ashley Fayth's new book, Blueberry Bay, explores ocean plastics in a book written for kids.

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New money to get rid of ghost gear in the ocean; a petition to take action on seals

Scuba diver Shawn Bath has been hauling garbage and ghost gear out of the ocean for months. Now, the federal government announces 8 million dollars towards that kind of effort. The harvesters union is circulating a petition on seals. It wants the federal government to take action.

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A conference focused on harvesting wild food digs in to controversial seal hunt to set record straight

The Wild Harvest Initiative is aimed quantifying the value of wild food. In its effort, organisers explore the seal hunt and the value it brings to rural, coastal communities in N.L.

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A mother and daughter fish together for the first time this season

Kathy Paul is showing her daughter, Jasmine Paul, the ropes. The fishing ropes, that is. Mother and daughter fish together this season for the first time. Listen in on their conversation about the fishery at their kitchen table

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Our archival Land & Sea show from 1993 profiles the Deer Lake strawberry festival in its 10th season

Deer Lake's strawberry festival has been going strong for 36 years. Back in 1993, Land & Sea visited the area for the berry celebration when the festival was in it's 10th year.

Download Our archival Land & Sea show from 1993 profiles the Deer Lake strawberry festival in its 10th season
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Does the Fogo Island model have solutions for other coastal communities in Newfoundland and Labrador

What could make more of Newfoundland and Labrador's coastal communities sustainable? A business professor suggests there are lessons to be learned from what has happened on Fogo Island.

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What's the best fishing rope for the ocean?

Back in the day, long before plastic, Newfoundlanders used natural rope in the fishery. In fact, rope was made here in a factory, on Ropewalk Lane in St. John's. Gerard Neil wants to remind people of that fact and get them thinking about alternatives to plastic.

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Fishing for sea cucumbers on board the Burin Tradition; a Chinese student gives tips on eating sea cucumbers

The sea cucumber harvest is a bright spot in the Newfoundland fishery these days. Come on board the Burin Tradition as we head out 90 nautical miles to catch the slippery, slimy critters.

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FISH-NL calls for independent environmental authority in oil and gas industry; a fishing boat being built on the beach in Trinity East

FISH-NL says it's full speed ahead for the oil industry and the fishery be damned. That group is calling for an independent environmental authority. Fisherman Rick Jones is having a brand new boat built and it's happening right in front of his house on the beach in Trinity East.

Download FISH-NL calls for independent environmental authority in oil and gas industry; a fishing boat being built on the beach in Trinity East
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An archival feature from 1993 and a group of self taught musicians called The Moonshiners

In our archival special from the Land & Sea archives we'll take you to the Great Northern Peninsula and introduce you to the "Moonshiners" a group of self taught musicians from Goose Cove.

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A new federal seal task team aims to investigate impact of seals on groundfish; local boater makes observations on who wears life jackets

Glenn Blackwood is co-chair of a federal seal task team to investigate the impact of seals on groundfish. We'll hear from Blackwood why he wanted to be involved. Local sailor, Jim Miller, has observations on who wears life jackets on the water. Results are not good.

Download A new federal seal task team aims to investigate impact of seals on groundfish; local boater makes observations on who wears life jackets
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Squid fishery in full swing in Holyrood; a new federal task team to study impact of seals on fish stocks

The squid fishery is in full swing in Holyrood. Commercial fishers catch them in boats and onlookers scoop them up with their hands. We'll take you there. Department of Fisheries and Oceans announces a a new task team to study impact of seals on fish stocks.

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Province allowing outside buyers in to buy fish raising a lot of questions

The province's decision to allow outside buyers in to purchase fish is raising a lot of questions. We'll hear from a plant owner in Stoneville who can't get a license to process cod. She wonders why outsiders are given a green light.

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Provincial fisheries minister will allow outside buyers for codfish; FISH-NL launches new card signing campaign to form harvesters only union

Processors in N.L. aren't buying cod this week so provincial fisheries minister Gerry Byrne says he'll allow outside buyers in for 2 weeks. FISH-NL has been trying to form a break away union for harvesters for 3 years. This week they launch a brand new member card signing campaign.

Download Provincial fisheries minister will allow outside buyers for codfish; FISH-NL launches new card signing campaign to form harvesters only union
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Our archival Land & Sea show from 1994 features a fishing family from Portland's Creek

In this archival feature, we'll take you back to 1994. Meet the Caines, a fishing family on the island's northwest coast. They supplemented their fishing by running hunting camps in Portland Creek.

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Why are seabirds noisier than usual right now; Woody Point bans plastic bags to protect the ocean

Seabirds are noisy but they're noisier than usual right now. We hear form seagull biologists who tell us what's happening. Woody Point joins a growing number of towns in N.L. to ban the plastic bag.

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Tribute to former fisheries minister Jim Morgan; local dress maker offers animal rights activists a visit to N.L.

Former minister of fisheries, Jim Morgan, has passed away. We'll hear a tribute from a friend. A local dress design house in St. John's that uses seal fur offers animal rights activists a visit to N.L. More of your favourite fish recipes!

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Green crab sandwiches and green crab pizza on the menu in an invasive species tasting in Garnish

Invasive green crab is on the menu at Tonia Grandy's house in Garnish on the Burin peninsula. The invasive species is damaging fisheries in that bay. Grandy serves up green crab sandwiches and pizza to try and develop a taste for the destructive critter.

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Does protecting the ocean mean moving away from big oil; soft shell green crab sandwiches in Fortune Bay

Does protecting the ocean mean moving away from big oil? We'll hear thoughts on the effort to decarbonize in Newfoundland and Labrador. Plus, a Fortune Bay harvester determined to make invasive green crab delicious to eat.

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We learn about the declining population of the Newfoundland Pony and how some special people are trying to save the breed

Pauline Thornhill takes us to several Newfoundland Pony breeders across the province and into Cape Breton.

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Tensions run high in the capelin fishery; engineering students launch autonomous vessel and hope it makes it to Ireland

Tensions are running high in the capelin fishery. Harvesters protest at a DFO office in Twillingate. Engineering students hope to send the first autonomous vessel from Newfoundland to Ireland.

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Marine protected areas good for ocean but coastal people too; Champney's West aquarium has a leatherback turtle shell and skeleton

Marine protected areas are good for ocean life but research shows MPAs are good for people living in coastal communities too. Champney's West Aquarium has live cod, salmon, skate, capelin, lumpfish and the skeleton and shell of a leatherback turtle too.

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With a boost in redfish biomass, researchers are getting ready to guide a commercial fishery; efforts to disentangle a right whale

The redfish biomass in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is exploding and researchers are preparing for a commercial fishery. Wayne Ledwell of the Whale Release and Strandings Group updates the efforts to disentangle a right whale.

Download With a boost in redfish biomass, researchers are getting ready to guide a commercial fishery; efforts to disentangle a right whale
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Fort Amherst boast basin getting bigger; ridding boats of invasive species; the health benefits of marine protected areas.

At long last, the expansion of the boat basin in St. John's is well underway; a new grounding bed to combat invasive species; and a study looking at the human health benefits of marine protected areas.

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This week in our "Land and Sea" feature from the CBC Archives, we'll take a stroll and do a little trouting along Rennies River in St. John's with Dave Quinton

This week in our "Land and Sea" feature from the CBC Archives, we'll take a stroll and do a little trouting along Rennies River in St. John's with Dave Quinton

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Boat builder Edwin Bishop on his latest creation; Operation Ghost cleans up lost fishing gear

Edwin Bishop has been around boat building all his life, his latest may be his last; 101 crab pots lifted out of the ocean in Operation Ghost, DFO's Darren Goetze

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Fortune Bay harvester fed up with inadequate response to invasive green crab; Maine harvesters fish green crab commercially

A Fortune Bay harvester explains why she'd like to see a commercial fishery for invasive green crab. DFO says it can't happen. In Maine, though, a commercial fishery for green crab is underway to help control the destructive species.

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Tackling invasive green crab with a commercial fishery in Maine; catching a codfish a thrill for tourists

The federal department of fisheries and oceans says no to a commercial fishery for invasive green crab but that's exactly what they're doing in Maine. Tourists get a thrill catching codfish.

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Salmon returns good in some rivers, alarming in others; exploring green crab invasion on province's west coast

Salmon are returning to rivers in N.L. after a year at sea. Returns in some rivers are good but alarming in others. Exploring the green crab invasion on the west coast in Humber Arm.

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Archival special from 1991 "The Blueberry Man of Butlerville"

Bill Parsons was nicknamed "The Blueberry Man of Butlerville." We'll find out why in this Land & Sea archival special from 1991.

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Fisherman calls green crab an ecological nightmare; latest from DFO scientist studying invasve green crab

A Placentia Bay fisherman calls them an ecological nightmare. European green crab has taken over Placentia Bay and now Fortune Bay too. Hear the latest from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans scientist tasked with studying this destructive invasive species.

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Efforts to help a whale tangled in fishing gear; Norwegian artist's giant plastic crab

There's a tangled whale that needs to be freed but so far, efforts to help the humpback have failed. A Norwegian artist is drawing attention to ocean plastic pollution with a giant plastic crab inspired by a Newfoundland biologist.

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Recreational cod fishery needs more monitoring says scientist; cod skin makes a lovely set of earrings

We'll take you to St. Phillips wharf during the food fishery. The lead scientist on cod fish says the recreational food fishery needs closer monitoring. Don't throw away that fish skin! A local woman is using that marine waste to make earrings.

Download Recreational cod fishery needs more monitoring says scientist; cod skin makes a lovely set of earrings
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DFO defends its science on the struggling Northern cod stock

DFO's lead biologist defends the department's science on Northern cod. This comes after fishery scientists George Rose and Carl Walters say the stock is being overestimated and the impact of fishing activity is not being given enough weight.

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Our archival feature this week takes us to the fishing community of Cook's Harbour on the Great Northern Peninsula

Our regular archival feature takes us to the fishing community of Cook's Harbour on the Great Northern Peninsula when there was a warning of what was to come in the fishery.

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Capelin is rolling and beach goers are catching their fill; should their be a commercial capelin fishery

Capelin is rolling on many beaches around the province. We'll take you to Holyrood for the annual spectacle. The commercial capelin fishery is underway too but some say fishing this important species is the wrong thing to do.

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Fishery scientist George Rose critical of DFO science on Northern cod; Marine Institute graduates talk about future plans

Fishery scientist George Rose says any increase in fishing will be a setback for the recovery of Northern cod. Hear his criticism of the current science coming out of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Marine Institute grads prepare for their futures.

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Crab fishers are hauling up strange worms in their pots; stay away from whales in trouble; sheep made from seaweed

Crab fishers are seeing strange worms in their nets this season. Whale rescuers say boaters need to be careful if they find a humpback in trouble. The ocean inspires all kinds of creativity. Meet a Bonavista artist making life-sized sheep from seaweed.

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Whales put on a show in St. Vincent's; whale released from fishing gear in Chance Cove

A couple of whale tales. Spectators in St. Vincent's were treated to a spectacular whale show. Whale Release and Strandings group disentangles its first whale of the season on Chance Cove.

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The Broadcast July 5th

Featuring archival Land and Sea content from the year 2000.

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Building a high tech production line for a new OCI groundfish ship; checking in on the plastic bag ban in Twillingate.

Innovation and technology came together in Bay Bulls to produce a new production line that will operate aboard OCI's newest ship; a grocer and shopper weigh in on the plastic bag ban in Twillingate.

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Focussing efforts on the business side of the fishery; a tour of the tanks at Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium

How to approach the fishery as a business. Industry leaders weigh in on how to move the fishery forward. We take you on a tour of the tanks at the Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium.

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The future of fishing on the 27th anniversary of the cod moratorium; researcher wants fishers' thoughts on cod fishery management

We'll hear about the future of fishing and innovation in the industry on the 27th anniversary of the cod moratorium. A researcher from Queen's to hear from harvesters on cod fishery management.

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We take you back to a 1992 episode of Land & Sea and a sheep farmer trying to turn the farming industry around

In this Land & Sea archival special from 1992, we hear about sheep farmer Dan Monroe and his efforts to get more people thinking about local lamb.

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Bren Smith is a former fisherman turned sustainable shellfish and seaweed farmer who has ideas for coastal communities all over the world

Bren Smith believes the future of food is seaweed. Hear about his 3D ocean farm where he produces shellfish and seaweed, all the while creating jobs and tackling climate change.

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Food fishery rules; the future of oil; extracting oil from salmon guts; and grads from the Marine Institute

Recreational ground-fish fishery about to open; the CEO of a seismic company on the future of oil; new machinery in Harbour Breton to extract salmon oil; and the latest batch of grads from the Marine Institute.

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What are the oppourtunities and challenges for women in the maritime sector; will N.L. require fish harvesters to wear life jackets

Women who work in the maritime sector say there are lots of opportunities but not without a lot of challenges. Will N.L. follow BC and require fish harvesters to wear life jackets? We hear about a new PFD with a locator device built in.

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Why Worksafe BC makes PFD regulations more specific for fish harvesters; a tour of fisher Jack Troake's shed in Twillingate

WorkSafe BC explains why amendments made to make PFD regulations more specific for fish harvesters. Former sealer and fisher, Jack Troake has a shed full of interesting stuff. We'll give you a tour!

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Archival special from our Land & Sea archives about Allan Piercey, the blind fisherman from Newfoundland's west coast.

Allan Piercey doesn't let much slow him down. He's blind but still fishes for salmon whenever he can. Piercey is featured in a Land & Sea archival special from 2000.

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BC fishers required to wear lifejackets on decks of vessels; why are harvesters forced to throw dead fish back in the water

British Columbia will now require fishers to wear personal floatation devices on decks of vessels. Will N.L. follow? What are the bycatch rules and why are harvesters throwing dead fish back in the water?

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Protests over hiring practices at salmon hatchery; fish harvesters union says oil industry needs to do more to protect ocean

People in Marystown are upset about hiring practices at the salmon hatchery being built in Marystown. Union representing fish harvesters says the oil and gas industry needs to do more to protect the ocean.

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Oil and gas industry players gather in St. John's; Ramea fish plant focused on new species, sea urchin

Oil and gas industry players gather in St. John's as environmental concern continues to grow. Ramea's fish plant may soon offer more work processing sea urchin. Owner Danny Dumaresque explains the challenges of supplying raw material for growing demand.

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Seal populations and their impact on gulf cod and northern cod; lontime sealer Jack Troake wishes for a bigger seal hunt

Seals eat cod but scientists say the situation with grey seals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and harp seals off Newfoundland's north east coat is very different. Sealers want more science and more support for their industry.

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Hear about one of N.L.'s aviation pioneers in a Land & Sea archival special from 45 years ago

Bill Bennett was one of Newfoundland and Labrador's aviation pioneers. Hear about his life in a Land & Sea archival special from 45 years ago.

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How to remove a fishhook; an autonomous vessel set to cross the Atlantic; halibut by-catch

Dr. Christopher Patey on removing fishhooks; engineering student Jamieson Fregeau tells us about an autonomous vessel he hopes will cross the Atlantic; by-catch debate in the House of Assembly.

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Jane Adey in Twillingate; Marine Institute ROV team heading to Tennessee; is it time for the fishing industry to clean up its act?

Broadcast host Jane Adey on assignment in Twillingate; Marine Institute's Eastern Edge robotic team is heading to Tennessee to compete; FFAW President Keith Sullivan on efforts by the fishing industry to reduce pollution.

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A fish harvester claims processors are preventing him from getting the best price for his fish; will the Canada wide plastics ban go far enough

Fish harvester Roland Genge wants to get the best price for his fish but claims processors are working together to precent that. Max Liboiron researches marine plastics and says a Canada wide ban on single use plastics may not go far enough.

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Spring capelin survey is complete; beach clean-ups rake in plastic on World Oceans Day

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans researchers have completed the spring survey of the ocean's vital forage fish - capelin. World Oceans Day beach clean-ups turn up a lot of plastic on beaches.

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The work of chef Jeremy Charles in a Land & Sea archival feature from 2012

Chef Jeremy Charles is known for raising Newfoundland and Labrador cuisine to new heights. We hear about his culinary skills in a Land & Sea archival special from 2012.

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Seismic testing raises hope for industry but concern for environmentalists; The Punt Premises opens on Fogo Island

Seismic testing raises hope for the oil industry and also raises concern for environmentalists. We hear from the company doing the work. Fogo Islanders celebrate the Newfoundland wooden boat, the punt, with a Punt Premises.

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Learn about the elusive Ocean Sunfish; Edmonton man prepares to launch 2 Newfoundland dories on the Saskatchewan river

Mola mola, or, ocean sunfish are elusive but do show up in waters around N.L. Hear about this heavy, bony fish. It's been Paul Winter's dream to row Newfoundland dories near his home in Edmonton. Soon he'll launch the boats.

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Marine heat waves happening more frequently, local man prepares to visit old whaling stations in N.L. by sailboat

What do more frequent marine heat waves mean for our oceans? Communities prepare to celebrate World Oceans Day. A local man wants to revisit N.L.'s whaling history with a visit to all the old stations by sailboat.

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An update on Black Duck Cove plantworkers since fire destoyed their workplace; we go on board the new fishing vessel Atlantic Titan

Three weeks after fire destroyed the fish plant in Black Duck Cove, we check in for update. We take you on board the brand new vessel, Atlantic Titan, owned by the Piercey's of Norman's Cove.

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Archival special: A "Land & Sea" show from 2000 about the Holwell family as they return to the resettled island of Spotted Island for a reunion.

In 2000, "Land & Sea" spent time with the Holwell family as they return to the resettled island of Spotted Island for a reunion.

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New coast guard vessel named for first registered female captain in North American, World Oceans Week kick-off

A new coast guard vessel is named for the first registered female Captain in North America. Hear about the fascinating story of Molly Kool. World Oceans Week activities will start up soon.

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Local robotic crab butchering technology received US patent; no seismic and no open cage aquaculture for provincial NDP

The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation in N.L. has received a US patent for a robotic crab butchering machine. The provincial NDP leader says no to seismic testing offshore and no to open cage aquaculture in the ocean.

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Mother and daughter fish together for the first time this season. Hear them tell their story from their kitchen table.

Kathy Paul is teaching her daughter the ropes on a fishing boat this season. Her daughter, Jasmine, wants to join the family business and keep up the tradition of fishing.

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DFO and the ecosystem model - a new approach to counting shrimp.

And a humpback in Holyrood - if you're in a speedboat - be on the look out.

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"The parsnip man of PEI."

This week in our "Land and Sea" feature from the CBC Archives, we'll meet Pat Ryan, who gave up farming in Torbay to grow vegetables in the rich, red soil of Prince Edward Island.

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Oceana Canada makes an economic case for rebuilding the northern cod stock; a carbon monoxide leak at the plant in Fortune.

Oceana Canada's Robert Rangely talks about a report looking at the economic case for rebuilding the northern cod stock; the FFAW is upset over the handling of a carbon monoxide leak at a plant in Fortune while the Association of Seafood Producers say the union is making a cynical play for more government funding.

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Craft Council NL hosts National Seal Product Day; Black Duck Cove update; Irish fish folk traditions.

Purses, ties, broaches and speeches at National Seal Product Day at the Craft Council in St. John's; aid for Black Duck Cove plant workers; more Irish folk traditions found on the Cape Shore

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Fish harvester Peter Leonard says he had a great season catching crab off Newfoundland's south coast; folk traditions on the Cape Shore.

Crab fishing in 3Ps on Newfoundland's south coast has been excellent for harvester Peter Leonard; folklorist Michael Fortune tells us about about fishing-related folk traditions.

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Land and Sea archival special, "The Artist as a Fisherman," featuring Scott Goudie.

A Land and Sea show from the year 2000, "The Artist as a Fisherman." Producer Bob Wakeham profiles artist and avid fly fisherman, Scott Goudie.

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Gulf Shrimp Limited burns to the ground in Black Duck Cove, major blow to the community.

The shrimp plant in Black Duck Cove burns to the ground, plans are afoot to move workers to other plants. Clifford Cabot is fire chief and worked at the plant. He's not sure if he still has a job.

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The harbour authority in St. Bride's wants large piles of kelp removed; artisan Clare Fowler about her show on sealers and seals

It has been more than two years since piles of kelp were dredged from the harbour in St. Bride's... the harbour authourity wants Small Craft Harbours to remove them; artisan Clare Fowler art show honouring the work of sealers and the seals

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Fish harvester Ernest Decker's views on the fishery of the future & a biologist makes sea creatures to help fishery officers

A fish harvester's view on how to improve the fishery; Rosalind Ford works as a bird biologist and makes sea creatures out of materials to help fishery officers like Darryl Walsh deliver education programs in the classroom.

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The FFAW and FISH-NL have questions for politicians about the fishery; Keeping an eye out for Angie the humpback.

Election day is Thursday. Today we hear from the FFAW's Jessica McCormick and FISH-NL's Ryan Cleary. They talk about questions their organizations have for the political parties about the fishery. As well, Shawna Price tells us about Angie the humpback, a whale they've been following since 2004.

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Archival Special. "When I was in the San." Speaking to survivors of tuberculosis

Land and Sea speaks with people who survived tuberculosis. Some having spent months and years in a sanatorium.

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Political leaders views on the ocean; how much plastic is in Placentia Bay water? Life in tidal pools

We ask poltical leader from all 4 parties for their views on ocean industries; Jessican Melvin on trawling for plastics in the ocean and Bob Hooper on tidal pools

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Shipping noise and seismic sounds hampering increase in whale populations; chemicals used to clean up oil spills toxic for fish

It's getting louder in the ocean and that's bad news for whales. Scientists believe seismic activity is particularly bothersome to ocean giants. Chemicals used to clean up oil spills are bad for fish populations, researchers warn.

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Our ocean has one of the most diverse marine mammal ecosystems in the world; how melting sea ice spawned a thriving social enterprise

Hear about the status of marine mammals in waters off our coast in N.L. Smart Ice is a social enterprise developed to tackle problems associated with climate change and melting sea ice.

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Archival special from Land & Sea archives; memorable characters from the 1990s

There were some memorable characters on Land & Sea in the early 1990s. We'll take you back to meet Wilson Kearley of English Harbour East in Fortune Bay. And, remember the lone buffalo of Brunette Island? We'll take you back there too.

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Green crab researcher hopes for invasive species solutions; ice keeps harvesters on land; seal flipper with an Indian twist - seal curry

Researchers battling invasive green crab say early and constant intervention is key. Ice keeps fish harvesters on land. They look for compensation. Plus, local food truck serves up seal flipper with Indian flavour, would you try seal curry?

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FISH-NL says it will keep up the fight to represent fish harvesters; how to survive a fall in the ocean from an expert in cold water survival

A group looking to represent fish harvesters, FISH-NL, says it will make a 2nd attempt at union certification. A researcher, known as Professor Popsicle, on how to survive in cold water.

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What Canada's Ocean Supercluster means for N.L.; what it means that our ocean is now "groundfish dominant"

Ocean Innovation is taking off and Canada's Ocean Supercluster will mean oppourtunities for N.L. Scientists say groundfish like redfish, silver hake, halibut are increasing in the current ocean environment.

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Cartoon character clubbing whitecoat seal prompts angry reaction; cooking up a food solution to battle invasive green crab.

A Simpsons cartoon character clubbing a whitecoat seal is all part of the animal rights groups' media game says Canadian Sealers Association. A Fortune Bay woman is cooking up tasty tactics to combat invasive green crab.

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Archival Special: We take you back to 1998 when the Land & Sea team visited the biggest seafood show in North America in Boston

In 1998 Land & Sea visited North America's biggest seafood show in Boston with a vocal promoter and defender of this province's seafood industry.

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April 25th: Laurentian Channel now officially Marine Protected Area; lessons from Roatan, Honduras, on fighting invasive species

Laurentian Channel is now off limits to oil and gas exploration, mining, dumping and bottom trawling. We'll tell you about what lives in that sensitive area. What can N.L. learn from the fight against the invasive lionfish in Roatan, Honduras? If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em.

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April 24th: The underwater invasion of green crab continues. What can we learn from other communities battling invasive species?

Invasive green crab is destroying fish populations and fish habitat in N.L. In Roatan, Honduras, they're battling invasive lionfish. What can we learn from what communities do there?

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April 23rd: Aquaculture brings a new lawsuit against the province; as green crab invasion continues, we explore lionfish invasion elsewhere

Ecojustice takes the provincial government to court to protect wild salmon. Group says expansion of Indian Head Hatchery is happening without environmental oversight. As green crab invasion continues here, we explore another marine invasion elsewhere.

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April 18th: Could fish waste and marine products drive agriculture in this province forward and create jobs along the way?

Growing numbers of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are worried about this province's food security. Could fish waste and marine products be a key to growing the agriculture industry and creating jobs along the way?

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