Fish Stocks

How Citizen Scientists Can Fill in Information Gaps About Fukushima

David Suzuki | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

An Internet search turns up an astounding number of pages about radiation from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant meltdown that followed an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. But it's difficult to find credible information. With the lack of data from government, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is asking the public for help.

Cull Seals, Help Fish: Report

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2012 | Canada

HALIFAX - An advisory panel is calling on Ottawa to approve a cull that would result in the killing of 70 per cent of the grey seals that feed in the ...

Thank Cod Stocks Are Back Off East Coast

CP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - Several East Coast fish stocks that collapsed in the early 1990s are showing the first signs of recovery, according to new research that suggests whole ecosystems can rebound.

Scientists at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography, a federal government research centre in Halifax, released a study Wednesday that says cod, haddock and other once dominant groundfish stocks are making a comeback on the eastern Scotian Shelf.