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Hooking Canada on sustainable seafood, one day at a time
We helped bring the ocean to Parliament Hill on Tuesday as a member of a group that’s calling on Canada to designate March 18 as National Sustainable Seafood Day.

Fish Friday: Consider (the future of) the Oyster
So where do we go from here? We, as humans are great at eating everything we come across. We are at the top of the food chain, and without checking ourselves, we will consume everything – the collapse of the Northern Atlantic cod fishery is a lamentable example. Gone but not forgotten are the days when the fishermen of the North Atlantic thought that cod was an "endless fishery". Not any longer.

Denial on the rocks and the deadly cocktail that’s impairing our oceans
On October 3rd, a review from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO) was released, warning about the alarming growth of multiple threats to our oceans, including warming, unprecedented rates of acidification, pollution, overfishing and destructive fishing practices.

Victory in Norway. Can we do it in Canada?
Norway’s government says “no” to oil drilling in a critical marine hot spot. This decision will help conserve important habitat for the world’s largest cod stock, the planet’s largest cold water coral reef, and Europe’s biggest seabird colony.

Team NAFO 2013: Exploring all courses to Sustainable Fisheries
As the start of the NAFO (Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation) 2013 Annual Meeting in Halifax draws near, my fellow Pandas and I are working diligently to finalise our recommendations for the year ahead.