Opinion

Murky Waters Surround MPAs

After the Deepwater Horizon disaster, I dedicated five years of my life to fighting against the development of Old Harry, a hydrocarbon reserve midway...

Warming Water Leading to Lobster Molt Variability?

The countdown is now on. Hundreds of fishermen in this region are now anxiously ticking off the days on the...

Water Temperature Worries Heating Up

In its August editorial, the Atlantic Fisherman dealt with the perceived correlation between warming ocean water temperatures and more frequent and harsher storms.

Forecasting the Forecast

Fishermen in this region are a resilient bunch and are more than accustomed to rough and harsh weather. However, just...

Never Underestimate the Impact of a Label

May 26 of this year marked the fourth anniversary of the Bay of Fundy, Scotian Shelf and Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence lobster...

Is Garnering Wealth from Waste the Next Big Thing?

Everybody knows that lobster is the fuel that drives the fishing industry engine in Southwest Nova Scotia. While groundfish and...

China Boosts Growth of Canada’s Seafood Industry

China has become a huge and lucrative market for many worldwide seafood suppliers, including Canada. For example, this Asian country...

Government Softens 2019 Whale Protection Measures

The fact that 2019 is a federal election year is not lost on anyone. The governing Liberals would certainly like...

A Lasting Lobster Legacy

According to the history books, there has always been some debate on how the lobster fishery got started in southwestern Nova Scotia.

2018 was Positive on Trade, Negative on Investment Confidence

It seems not so long ago that Canadian exporters were considering how the business landscape would change without the North America Free Trade Agreement...
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