Opinion

Nova Scotia is the Gold Standard for Aquaculture

In recent weeks, there’s been a lot of talk about aquaculture and Nova Scotians deserve to have their questions answered.

Overcoming the Whale Dilemma

Over the last few years, the increased presence of whales, notably North Atlantic right whales, has risen to be one of the major...

We Need to be Proud and Loud for our Fisheries

I would like to commend the Navigator Magazine for its editorial, “Is Federal MPA Plan Too Aggressive and Short-Sighted,” in the February issue.

Happy Other New Year

For the majority of people in Southwest Nova Scotia, New Year’s Day was celebrated on January 1 and the party hats and noisemakers...

A Combination of Cooperation and Compromise

Despite the federal government softening some of its North Atlantic right whale protection measures earlier in 2019, fishermen in this region still have good...

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...
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