Monthly Archives: April 2012

Nova Scotia Farmed Salmon to be Destroyed Due to ISA Outbreak

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has ordered the remaining salmon at a Cooke Aquaculture salmon farm in Nova Scotia to be destroyed due to an outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA).  The government has also announced that it will compensate …

Watershed Watch comments on Kokish hydro project in Globe and Mail article

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The Globe and Mail article Company sought workers before Hydro project’s approval provides details on questioning over the “the process under which the federal government has approved a controversial hydroelectric project on northern Vancouver Island.” “Notice that the Kokish River …

Vancouver Sun Series: State of the Salish Sea

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In a six-part series on the State of the Salish Sea, Vancouver Sun reporter Larry Pynn reports on the state of the shared inland waters of Juan de Fuca Strait, BC’s Strait of Georgia, and Washington state’s Puget Sound. Part …

Vancouver Sun: Minister admits Fisheries Act changes could help speed project approvals

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Following up government’s announcement of upcoming changes to the Fisheries Act, Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield states, “We want to adopt a sensible and practical approach to managing real and significant threats to fisheries and the My entered. Sure have http://www.futurafestival.it/increasing-my-lexapro-dose …

Research Indicates that Allowing More Salmon to Spawn Benefits Bears and Fishers

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A new paper published in PLoS Biology investigates how allowing more salmon to reach the spawning grounds can influence both the ecosystem and fisheries catches.  The full paper is available on the PLoS Biology website: Using Grizzly Bears to Assess …