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Pearcey’s Twine Store

Pearcey's Twine Store and Stage has been a fixture on the Battery side of St. John's harbour for generations. Photos by Jennifer Oake and Krista Jestican

A Different Type of Harvest

Harvesters in S.W. Nova have been busy gathering rockweed and Irish moss this season. Photos by Kathy Johnson and Lonnie Snow

Wooden Boat Museum Unveils New Exhibit

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador in Winterton recently unveiled a new exhibit, entitled Evolving Traditions: People, Place and Wooden Boats. The new exhibit is a representation of Newfoundland and Labrador’s diverse boatbuilding heritage and provides a window into the character of the people and the places they belong. The popular Trinity Bay museum underwent an interior makeover over the winter involving the installation of the new exhibit, as well, changes were ...

Snow Crab Landing

The southside of St. John's harbour is bustling again this season as thousands of pounds of snow crab are landed there. Photos by Jennifer Oake and Krista Jestican

World Oceans Day 2019

June 8 is officially recognized by the United Nations as World Oceans Day. Each year, an increasing number of countries and organizations mark this day as an opportunity to celebrate our world ocean and our personal connection to the sea. World Oceans Day raises awareness about the crucial role the ocean plays in our lives and the important ways people can help to protect it. Thousands of leading aquariums, governments, conservation organizations, schools and individuals around the world ...

Cleaning the Oceans: One Tire at a Time

Newfoundland commercial diver Shawn Bath has taken on a very daunting challenge. The Twillingate native is the founder of the Clean Harbours Initiative, a not-for-profit organization aimed at cleaning up the harbours in and around Newfoundland. After diving commercially for 21 years, he noticed the increasing amount of garbage, intentionally or otherwise, littering the bottoms of the harbours and decided to do something about it. The goal of the Clean Harbours Initiative is to remove ...