Processors Now Key to Lobster and Crab Survival in Canada
Above: Kathy Johnson photo
This month, economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic will become more visible and the success or failure of economic decisions will have a big impact on our lives, as much as the success or failure of pandemic containment actions.
The big money fisheries in Atlantic Canada are lobster and snow crab and how these fisheries navigate the next few months will be critical to the survival of many shore communities and small businesses.
We need to prepare ...
Protecting the Right Whale Must be a Collaborative Effort
Much has been written about the ongoing challenge of protecting the North Atlantic right whale (NARW) along the Eastern seaboard of the U.S. and in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
The impact the 18 reported deaths in 2017 has had on the entire NARW population cannot be understated.
The issue in many cases has been a lack of substantiated facts with regards to specific fisheries and the ongoing commitment by key fisheries to protect the NARW.
The Canadian lobster fishery is one of those key ...