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Sarika Cullis-Suzuki

Sarika Cullis-Suzuki is a researcher who recently completed her MSc at the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver; she will begin her PhD in marine biology at the University of York in England this fall. You can read her blogging here.

The gulf between us

A death down south. Denial up north. What a fisherman's despair says to us about oil.