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Saving the bluefin tuna from the feds, and saving the feds from themselves

Blog entry by Sarah King | October 22, 2013

According to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), years of overfishing – fueled by very high prices (especially in the sushi market) – have pushed bluefin tuna populations to an all time low .  As a...

Bluefin tuna in the future means no fishing now

Blog entry by Sarah King | May 11, 2011

Lead scientists with the Committee on  the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) have recommended that bluefin tuna found and fished off Canada's east coast should be listed as an endangered species and legally protected...

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...

The farmed salmon horror show- not for the faint of heart

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 3, 2011 1 comment

Mass murders, mutations, poisons and disease-ridden guts sound like the makings of a perfect Halloween thriller. Unfortunately, these are the consequences of Canada’s open net-pen salmon farming industry, and it's spooking the heck out...

There's probably no cod....

Blog entry by Sarah King | August 12, 2009

...but that doesn't stop DFO from praying to cod that fishing them will bring them back. And that's despite their own scientists' recommendations. I mean, for the love of cod DFO, a 'stewardship' fishery? Stewardship implies...

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