The dust has now settled and after five weeks of verbal barbs and $600 million later, the electorate has spoken and honestly, not much has changed. After a hard fought and noticeably nasty federal...
As a few innovative Nova Scotia companies forge ahead with efforts to develop new ropeless fishing technologies, the presence of right whales continues to be a concern for area lobster fishermen and the industry in general.
What did the ocean say to the lobster? Nothing, it just waved. Okay, that little pun may be causing you to roll your eyes right now, but there appears to be...
Last summer, a story in the Atlantic Fisherman outlined the ongoing efforts to control the spread of the invasive and destructive European green crab in this region. According to the Department of Fisheries and...
As the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season (June 1–November 30) has kicked off for another year, there is a lot of fear that these types of storms are getting more frequent and more severe. Many...
For centuries, wooden fishing boats plied the rich waters off southwest Nova Scotia. As a result, there is a long and storied tradition of boatbuilding in the province — with generations of master builders...
On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, a mayday was sent out from the M.V. Atlantic Destiny, with a crew of 32 on board, that the vessel was on fire. As any mariner knows, fire is...
While the lobster fishery remains sustainable and in good shape in this region of the North Atlantic, the same unfortunately cannot be said for other commercial shellfish areas, notably across The Pond in the United Kingdom.
As everyone is well aware, the lobster industry, both here and south of the border, is a business worth in the billions of dollars each year. And once an industry attains such a lofty...
Overfishing continues to be one of the major problems facing many commercial fisheries around the world. Despite the efforts of many countries, many fisheries are still nothing more than a cash-grab, free-for-all, with little...
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