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Pacific Wild sails into eco-controversy to get the visual story
Mychaylo Prystupa climbed aboard the Habitat to write about how Pacific Wild gets stories out from remote locations to audiences around the world.
Jun 4th, 2015
Squamish LNG plant will endanger "foundational" herring stocks if approved
Is this the good news story we’re all craving at a time when climate-change-oil-and-gas dread dominates the airwaves? It could be. But the story isn’t over yet.
Apr 14th, 2015
Heiltsuk will risk arrest to blockade herring boats, warns chief councillor
“We are just trying to protect the herring. We have an Aboriginal right to fish and harvest spawn on kelp," says Heiltsuk Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett.
Mar 27th, 2015
Heiltsuk heartbroken by herring fishery's re-start, with RCMP protection
“We’re really concerned this fish will be fished to extinction,” said Heiltsuk Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett. "Our community just can’t bear that risk.
Mar 23rd, 2015
Council of the Haida Nation's letter to Herring Industry [PDF]
Read Council of the Haida Nation's letter to the Herring Industry below: CHN LT Fishermen Jan 13
Jan 15th, 2015