Marine

Posted: Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Opening night screening and Q&A hosted by Ecology Action Centre Event: Sharkwater Extinction opening night screening + Q&A Date: Friday, October 19, 2018 Showtime: 7:45 p.m.
Posted: Thu, Oct 11, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, October 11, 2018
Posted: Tue, Jun 26, 2018
Strong implementing regulations will be key to success.
Posted: Fri, Apr 06, 2018
The Canada Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board has released information on oil and gas bids detailing lease areas available for 2018 – and these areas directly overlap a large fisheries closure announced in December by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Posted: Wed, Mar 28, 2018
Today, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Transport Canada announced measures aimed at preventing further deaths of the endangered North Atlantic right whale in the Gulf of St Lawrence. These include early opening and closing of the snow crab fishing season, shipping lane closures and mandatory speed limits, and funding for surveillance and whale response teams. Significantly, fixed area closures as well as dynamic closed areas to fishing and shipping when whales are present were also announced.
Posted: Thu, Dec 21, 2017
Today, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced seven new fisheries closures stretching from the Newfoundland Shelf all the way to the Eastern Arctic and totaling 145,598 km squared. All bottom fishing activity, including traps, longlines, gillnets and bottom trawls will be prohibited.