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Small fish are finally getting the attention they deserve
Without adequate monitoring, herring and capelin have been slipping through the cracks. We’re looking out for forage fish.

Changing tide on Northern cod
WWF-Canada has partnered with the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW) to restore a historic northern Newfoundland cod fishery.

Near impossible…but not in Newfoundland!
Newfoundland’s only commercial cod fishery is back on the map following an announcement that it has entered full assessment against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard, the world’s best for sustainable and well-managed fisheries.

Science lacking in northern cod quota increase
Canada has published an alarming notice on a back page of a DFO website announcing a 33% increase in the quota for the northern cod “stewardship” fishery.

The long road to cod recovery
Twenty years ago today the moratorium on Newfoundland’s northern cod fishery was imposed. This anniversary marks the date of the official recognition of the most infamous fishery collapse in history and a time when the world woke up to the fact that cod and our oceans are not inexhaustible, as was once thought.