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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.

North Coast Discards to August 4, 2013

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Author: Greg Taylor, Pacific Salmon Foundation Date: August 5, 2013 PDF: North Coast Discards to Aug 4, 2013 Summary: An overview of discards of sockeye, coho, chum, spring and steelhead to date in 2013 North Coast salmon fisheries.

Watershed Watch Salmon Society Annual Report – 2012

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Wild salmon are one of B.C.’s most iconic animals. Besides being inextricably linked to our culture, wild salmon are incredibly important to our coastal and river ecosystems. Some of our Province’s most recognizable animals—orca whales, bald eagles and spirit bears—depend …