Labrador Discovery – Scientists Find Something Unexpected in the Labrador Sea
Many think of Nunatsiavut, the homeland of Labrador Inuit, as a place of ice, mountains and polar bears.
A recent discovery has shown why what is going on under the waves is every bit as exciting for researchers at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and Labrador Inuit.
With the help of Indigenous partners and other researchers, DFO scientists have discovered a hotspot of corals and sponges near Makkovik. Together, they have found a unique area of corals, never-before seen in the ...
Survivor Extreme – Part III
On Wednesday, November 1, 1995, an 85-foot tug struck a rocky shoal about 10 miles south of Nain, Labrador. The Sea Alert sank within 10-12 minutes. The captain and two other crewmembers were lost with the vessel. The engineer, 30-year old Dave Barnes made it off the boat, but his journey to survival defies logic and some would say also defies medical science. This is the continuation of Survivor Extreme.
After two agonizing hours swimming and paddling a wooden crate-like raft ...