Russian scientists who studied the severe decline of salmon run, attributed to an LNG plant, warn BC could face a similar disaster with Petronas' proposed Lelu Island LNG plant.
Fourteen-year-old Freyja Reed's expulsion from a community soccer team for refusing to quite criticizing sponsor Marine Harvest is a social justice issue, says Ray Grigg.
Three powerful coastal First Nations - the Heiltsuk, Haida and Nuu-chah-nulth - are banding together to protect Pacific herring, a marine resource integral to all of their cultures.
The Heiltsuk First Nation, Pacific Wild and star chef David Hawksworth are teaming up for a unique herring conservation benefit - featuring sustainably harvested seafood and spectacular video and photography.
The untold story behind one of the most heated standoffs over fish which the BC coast has ever witnessed – the recent clash between DFO and the Heiltsuk Nation over the central coast herring fishery.
Heiltsuk celebrate as herring gillnet boats leave central coast empty – validating concerns over health of stocks
"We did it!" Heiltsuk Chief Marilyn Slett declared as the herring gillnet fleet was leaving the central coast empty - following a heated standoff with DFO over the fishery.
DFO confirmed to the Heiltsuk Nation today that it will not close a herring gillnet fishery in Area 7, despite harsh criticism of its flawed forecasting methods.
Progress on herring standoff but Area 7 gillnet opening remains contentious issue; talks continue today
DFO and Heiltsuk leaders met Monday at the central coast fisheries office currently occupied by the nation. Despite progress, the conflict over a planned herring gillnet opening is the subject of further talks today.
Heiltsuk Nation community members are now occupying DFO's central coast offices in advance of an expected herring gillnet fishery, as physical confrontation looms on the herring grounds.
The Heiltsuk Nation is vowing to stop DFO's opening of a gillnet fishery amid threatened herring stocks in Area 7 by "any means necessary".