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Trevor Taylor dipping out a codbag at Belle Isle, 1989.

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Rebuilding Northern Cod: Has DFO’s New Plan Sealed Its Fate?

If our goal is only partial rebuilding, then surely we will never rebuild.
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An Atlantic salmon in the Gaspé Peninsula, Quebec.

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eDNA Offers a Promising New Tool for Science and Conservation

There is growing interest in Atlantic Canada and around the world about how eDNA can be used to further scientific research.
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Project coordinator Caroline Thorassie at Stony Lake.

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Summer Harvesting Program Eases Burden of Pandemic in Tadoule Lake

A new harvesting program with Sayisi Dene First Nation in Tadoule Lake, Manitoba helped feed the community during the pandemic by catching and distributing fresh fish last summer.
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How Hydrogen Can Power the Transition to Zero-Emission Shipping

Credit: Pawinee expand image Credit: Pawinee In the coming days, the federal government is expected to launch a comprehensive national hydrogen strategy. It has the potential to put Canada on a trajectory for world leadership in the clean energy market. At the same time, Canada recently tabled the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Climate Accountability Act, which…
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An Inuit-led archaeological team arrive arrive by boat to explore one of the islands in Arqvilliit.

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Federal Government Pledges Support for Arqvilliit Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area

The federal government has pledged $1.43 million to help create an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area (IPCA) for Arqvilliit, also known as the Ottawa Islands.
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Mi'kmaw fishing vessels docked at the Saulnierville wharf in Nova Scotia.

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Strong Leadership and Support for Rights Needed to Solve East Coast Fisheries Conflict

By taking concrete actions to honour the treaties and Indigenous rights, DFO and non-Indigenous fishers have an opportunity to move past the current crisis.
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A pond of meltwater in Tallurutiup Imanga, Nunavut.

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Why Oceans North Supports Federal Carbon Price Legislation

Taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote healthy marine environments must be part of a holistic approach to preserving the Arctic.
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An aerial view of the Torngat Mountains Base Camp and Research Station before and after a cleanup of over 600 used oil drums.

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Fuel Drum Cleanup Helps Protect Torngat Mountains Base Camp and Research Station

Oceans North provided funding and support for over 600 drums to be transported, cleaned and disposed of.