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Success at Sobeys in a Stormy Gale

Blog entry by Liam Doherty | May 27, 2009 4 comments

Rain could not dampen our spirits this morning as the Greenpeace Canada Sustainable Seafood Tour made a stop at the Sobeys in Peterborough. The Sobeys chain sells 14 out of 15 redlisted species and has received a failing grade of 1.1...

The First Voyage

Blog entry by Lishai Peel | May 26, 2009

The GP Ontario crew pulled off a fabulous first day while taking action out front a local North Bay A&P supermarket. We were there to send a message to the store manager and to the North Bay community that sustainable fishing is an...

A&P : Action & Progress?

Blog entry by Liam Doherty | May 26, 2009

We’ve just completed our first demonstration of the Sustainable Seafood Tour Ontario. The North Bay community was incredibly welcoming; even the employees and manager of the A&P we were targeting were friendly and receptive to our...

Greenpeace Seafood Tour Stops In Victoria

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | May 25, 2009 4 comments

Earlier today activists from Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, and Brazil arrived at the Foul Bay Safeway in Victoria, BC to remind Safeway of its responsibility to protect the oceans. Volunteers greeted the public with banners that read...

Lots of fish farm planning, not a lot of foresight

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 6, 2009

Yet another aquaculture development project was announced this week and this time, for a change of taste, it was for cod. As I read the announcement on the DFO website that the the gov of Canada and the Newfoundland dept. of...

Third baby orca spotted off Vancouver island!!!!

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 6, 2009 1 comment

With hopeful news from the feds last week that the critical habitat of the southern and resident orcas off B.C. is now, as of Wednesday, legally protected under the Species at Risk Act, the orcas have shown their gratitude with another...

Some good news for the BC orcas

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 20, 2009 3 comments

Things seem to be looking up a bit for the southern resident orcas as two new calves were seen on February 6 th off Vancouver Island. The good news comes after reports earlier this year that 7 orcas had gone missing including 2...

crashing cod

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 17, 2009

Slogging through my post-holiday emails I came across an article about the fate of an Atlantic cod stock off Newfoundland. It doesn’t look good. In fact, according to model predictions performed by biologists at DFO, it’s down right...

Fertilizing insanity

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 28, 2009

We fertilize our gardens to help our plants grow, but fertilizing the oceans to stop climate change? It sounds as ridiculous as it is. Dumping tonnes of iron sulphate into the ocean in hopes of stimulating massive up-take of carbon...

More bad news for B.C.’s orcas

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 20, 2009 2 comments

As if it couldn’t get any worse with the poor southern resident orcas going into winter pretty well starving, but now we find out that the food they are eating is slowly poisoning them. According to a new study in the journal...

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