Highlights / salmon

Environment, Society

Expensive resort rebuilds environment

A resort on Canada’s west coast is listed as one of the world’s most expensive and it is also one that has undertaken environmental restoration work worth millions of dollars. The Clayoquot Wilderness Resort is a luxury tent camp located» 

Environment, International, Politics, The Link

The Link Online, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016

The LINK Online this week features Lynn Desjardins, Levon Sevunts in studio and Marc Montgomery  with fallout from Donald Trump’s  election victory, GMO salmon and a song from to the iconic Leonard Cohen who died Thursday. What about climate change? Donald Trump» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

Another setback for groups opposed to GM salmon

Environmental groups have been very concerned since the government granted approval for the creation of genetically modified salmon. A bio-tech firm established in the maritime province of Prince Edward Island has created a salmon that grows bigger, faster than natural» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Legal appeal of GM salmon decision

A court case is now awaiting a verdict in Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal. The case centres on government approval for the sale of genetically modified salmon as a food for human consumption. Ecojustice lawyers on behalf of environmental groups,» 

Environment, Society

Sockeye salmon numbers plunge

The official forecast for sockeye salmon in western Canada’s Fraser River has dropped from 2.3 million to 1.1 million, reports CBC. If it holds, that would be the lowest number on record. The government has suspended all sockeye fisheries there» 

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Part of major salmon habitat now protected

Canada’s largest conservation group has acquired and will protect 850 hectares forest, river frontage and salmon pools in the world-famous Miramichi River System. The Miramichi is the number one producer of Atlantic salmon in North America and people travel great» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

Warm temperatures mean decline in Pacific salmon

Record warm temperatures have been recorded along the Pacific coast of North America this past week. Last year also saw record heat in and around the Pacific. The federal agency known as Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has just released» 

Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Updated update; GM Salmon approved as food in USA

It was only last week that Canadian ecological agencies were in court challenging Canadian government approval for a company which has created genetically modified salmon at its operation on Prince Edward Island. The groups say the government ignored its own» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Update: Genetically modified salmon legal case

Environmental groups in Canada which have been fighting a lengthy battle over genetically modified salmon, finally had their day in court. An American-based international operation called Aqua-Bounty has set up a development facility in Canada’s maritime province of Prince Edward Island» 

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

British Columbia: hot water, and heat over water bottler

While Canada’s west coast province swelters under an unusual drought and heat waver, There have been some ripple effects, beyond the multitude of forest fires. The heat is warming rivers aided by low levels due to a low winter snowfall»