The devastation is astounding in a place where the once-cold waters of the North Atlantic used to break up hurricanes into post-tropical depressions by the time they made landfall.
The problems facing our sockeye and other fisheries are not secret. Overfishing and habitat destruction are the key culprits. Fixing this will not be painless.
An elaborate "state of the coast" report is ready to go to cabinet in Nova Scotia, with the end result being a new coastal strategy. Some, however, worry that the whole thing is still in drift mode.
Jan 15, 2009
Vancouver Public Library (Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms)
350 W. GeorgiaVancouver , BC
Canada49° 16' 48.9468" N, 123° 6' 53.064" W
British Columbia CA
Marine planner Nicholas Irving discusses the planning of Canada's first national marine conservation area.