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Video: Saving Wild Salmon by Changing the Way We Fish

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Fishermen can harvest more fish from healthy salmon runs, while affording greater protection to threatened runs in BC, if consumers eat more salmon from “stock-selective” fisheries. That’s the message delivered by fishermen, First Nations, renowned chef Robert Clark, Professor John …

Our Land and Water: Negotiating a Fair Price for Water, Ecosystem Services and Human Well-being

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Author: Watershed Watch Salmon Society Date: May 2014 Acknowledgements: This document was prepared by Watershed Watch Salmon Society with funding assistance from Mountain Equipment Co-op, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and First Nations Fisheries Council. Additional support for developing approaches to measuring and …

Video: Safeguarding Salmon Part I – Justice Cohen’s Blueprint

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The federal government announced the Cohen Inquiry to examine the declining sockeye salmon stocks in the Fraser River so that a plan could be developed to protect salmon into the future. The $26 million Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the …

Alaskan Salmon Fisheries Sustainability and Eco-certification – A Backgrounder

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Author: Watershed Watch Salmon Society, SkeenaWild Conservation Trust, Wild Fish Conservancy, and Raincoast Conservation Foundation Date: October 2013 (update) PDF: Alaskan Salmon Fisheries Sustainability and Eco-certification – A Backgrounder Summary: While some Alaskan salmon fisheries are global models of sustainability, a host …

Video: North Coast Chum Discards – Footage from August 4, 2013

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For more information see the associated media release New evidence shows thousands of unwanted salmon are needlessly killed when no one is watching the fishermen: Groups want oversight.