Increased Global Tuna Supply Could Mean Less Revenue for Canadian Fishermen

A new study, which came out this month, revealed that an increase in bluefin tuna landings doesn’t always mean more money in the pocket of fishermen. Continue reading

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Why are International Actions and Agreements Important for Canadian Ocean Health?

Making change often requires working in diverse ways to achieve the change we want to see.  When it comes to fisheries and oceans management, some fish tend to stay around Canada’s water in preferred habitats, while others migrate through Canadian and international waters. Continue reading

Canada’s Bluefin Tuna Management: Time to Get it Right

Back in August, Fisheries and Oceans Canada released its recommendations on whether or not to list several marine species as endangered or threatened under the Species At Risk Act—one of which was Atlantic bluefin tuna. Regardless of whether the government lists the species on SARA or not, these bluefin need more attention. Continue reading

Recognizing the Importance of Small-Scale Fisheries

Earlier this month, FAO officially released the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines – a momentous occasion for the millions of small-scale fishermen around the globe, including those here in Canada, who often feel marginalized and underrepresented by their governments. Continue reading