DFO at a Crossroads: The Future of Fish Farms in BC

As the end of June draws closer, marking the expiration of the remaining 66 fish farm licences across BC, communities, advocates for wild fish recovery, and the aquaculture industry are all waiting with bated breath to see what the BC government will do.

BC Spring Migration: Humpback Whale and New Calf Returns to Salish Sea

The Salish Sea is officially home to a new humpback calf as the first humpbacks migrate back here from their warm-water birthing grounds. Every Spring, BC residents can expect to see these gentle giants and their new calves as they seek out cooler temperatures. The humpback mother, named “Black Pearl,” was spotted in Haro Strait […]

France’s Protest Over UK Bottom-Trawling Ban is Being Labelled “Hypocrisy”

France has raised objections to a new UK regulation banning bottom trawling in certain territorial waters, sparking a controversy that has drawn accusations of hypocrisy from environmentalists. The UK implemented this prohibition last month, targeting 13 marine protected areas which cover a total of 4,000 square kilometers. This measure, which affects both British and EU […]