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Groundbreaking Zero-Emission Research Vessel Project Launched by Oceans North, Miawpukek Horizon, Allswater, and MEOPAR

July 17, 2024 HALIFAX—In a significant step towards sustainable marine research and zero-emission ship design, Oceans North, in partnership with Miawpukek Horizon Maritime Services, Allswater, and MEOPAR, is thrilled to announce that it has received project funding from the Government of Canada to design a state-of-the-art, multi-use, zero-emission ocean research vessel. This project will provide […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 202432 Views

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DFO seeks feedback on draft of Atlantic salmon strategy – Atin Ito News

July 15 2024 The strategy aims to enable Atlantic salmon populations to thrive. A draft of it is now posted online. The deadline to make a comment on it is July 30. ‘It’s been a long time coming,’ says Atlantic Salmon Federation spokesperson. The goal of the strategy is to restore and maintain Atlantic salmon […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202443 Views

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Canadian Seafood Farmers’ Letter to Federal, Provincial and Territorial Agriculture and Aquaculture Ministers

July 12, 2024 The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance, on behalf of Canada’s seafood farmers, is pleased to share with you a copy of its letter to federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture and aquaculture in advance of their respective summer meetings. The letter was submitted to the ministers on July 11, 2024 and reminds […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202443 Views

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Protecting wild Atlantic salmon in Newfoundland and Labrador through restoration

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 12, 2024 Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador – Canada’s oceans and waterways are home to diverse ecosystems that play an important role in the health of Canadians and the environment. Climate change, pollution, and shipping activities can impact marine life. Through Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202436 Views

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New B.C. coastal marine strategy supports resilient communities, economies, ecosystems

July 11, 2024 VICTORIA – The Province is stepping up its leadership on coastal marine management to build resilient coastal communities, economies and ecosystems with its first comprehensive made-in-B.C. coastal marine strategy, co-developed with many First Nations. “British Columbia needs active and engaged stewardship in how we manage our marine resources. The Coastal Marine Strategy […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202440 Views

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Oceana Canada Celebrates Major Conservation Victory: Underwater Mountains off the Coast of B.C. Now Permanently Protected

July 11, 2024 VANCOUVER, unceded territory of the Coast Salish People, including the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tslei, July 11, 2024 — Canada has designated 133,017km2 of underwater mountains, known as seamounts, off the West Coast of Vancouver Island as its newest and largest Marine Protected Area (MPA). Oceana Canada applauds Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announcement […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202430 Views

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Government of Canada and coastal First Nations announce largest marine protected area in Canada

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 11, 2024 Vancouver, British Columbia – Today, the Council of the Haida Nation, Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, Pacheedaht First Nation, Quatsino First Nation and the Government of Canada announced the designation of Tang.ɢwan — ḥačxwiqak — Tsig̱is as a Marine Protected Area (MPA). This large ecologically unique ocean area located […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202433 Views

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Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Lebouthillier Re: Northern Cod

July 11, 2024 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Lebouthillier, We write today on a serious matter needing your attention. On behalf of 320,000 workers across the country, including more than 14,000 members of the Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) Union in Newfoundland and Labrador, we are calling on you to reverse a recent […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202433 Views

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Protecting coastal aquatic ecosystems in British Columbia through important restoration work

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 9, 2024 Vancouver, BC – Canada’s oceans and waterways are home to diverse ecosystems that play a key role in the health of Canadians and the environment. Climate change, pollution, and shipping activities can impact marine life. Through Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is increasing protections […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 202428 Views

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DFO Announces External Review of March 2024 Incident

July 8, 2024 Today, Minster Lebouthillier announced that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) would be undertaking a comprehensive external review of the events of March 26, 2024, where Mi’kmaw harvesters’ gear and clothing were seized and DFO’s Conservation and Protection Officers (C&P) left them without footwear or phones, hours away from home. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 202443 Views

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