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Imaryuk (Husky Lakes) is an important cultural site and fishing area for Inuvialuit in the western Arctic.

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This tiny dumbo octopus, whose body measured about five centimeters across, was spotted swimming along a seamount at a depth of 825 metres.

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Floe Edge Blog

What Do Oceans Have To Do With Climate Change?

Making the link between protecting our oceans and slowing climate change is essential for a healthier future.
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Many large seabird species like this Black-browed Albatross call the high seas home.

Campaign Milestone

Why Oceans North Is Taking to the High Seas 

Just as the benefits of good policy and management are felt beyond Canada’s borders, so too are the repercussions of poor management and unsustainable industries
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Jack Orr and Kristin Westdal work to tag a beluga during the 2012 Oceans North research project in the Seal River estuary of western Hudson Bay.

Floe Edge Blog

In Memory of Jack Orr, a Leader in Marine Mammal Research

Jack Orr, who died this week in New Westminster, B.C., was a highly respected marine biologist and friend to northern communities, his colleagues, and the many students he mentored in the field.
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Lobster traps filled with bags of bait.

Floe Edge Blog

How Innovation and Evidence-based Decision Making Can Help Atlantic Mackerel Recover

Atlantic mackerel are a linchpin of the marine ecosystem and coastal economies, and their value needs to be recognized.
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A school of Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus).

Floe Edge Blog

Turning up the Heat: New Report Highlights Impacts of Climate Change on Commercial Fisheries in Atlantic Canada and Eastern Arctic

The global climate and the ocean are closely linked in a number of ways, and the ocean is a key part of what makes life on Earth liveable. The ocean is responsible for every second breath of air we...
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Commentary

It’s Time to Stop Chasing Quotas Down to the Last Fish

If Atlantic Canada’s fish stocks are to have a chance at recovery, we need to reduce fishing mortality and give stocks a chance to rebuild to healthy levels.