fisheries

Lowest sockeye run on record prompts fishery closures, outcry

Predictions of an abysmal sockeye return has forced the closure of all salmon fishing on the Lower Fraser River.
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Capsized boat spills fuel into Fraser River

Early Tuesday, a fishing boat called The Western Crusader capsized while moored at Shelter Island Marina on the Fraser River near Annacis Island in South Vancouver. Although officials say...

“What have they done to the earth? What have they done to our fair sister?”

“From the air I could see 3000-5000 feet of black smoke… and what seemed like one fire was actually dozens of fires," Kris Krug writes from the Gulf, where he traveled to document the BP Deepwater Hor