Top 15 Sustainable Initiatives in British Columbia, L’Autre Couleur by Emie-Claude Lamoureux

Read the full story at L’Autre Couleur. “British Columbia is home to so many sustainable companies, organizations, influencers and movements. It was quite difficult to choose our Top 15 Sustainable Initiatives in British Columbia! After reviewing various mission statements, strategies and developments, we are happy to feature these amazing sustainable initiatives that are improving, protecting and

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Ethics, economics collide in Canada’s seafood sector, Business in Vancouver, South China Morning Post

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Read the full story at SCMP.com.   “Suppliers who boycott unsustainable seafood contend with less-conscientious competition Another option for consumers who want to be as sustainable as possible is to become a member of community-supported fisheries such as Vancouver’s Skipper Otto’s. That company gets members to pre-purchase a share of one of about 30 British Columbian

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‘Largest’ recorded chum salmon run: 2 million fish overload nets, burden boats, By Yvette Brend, CBC News

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Read the full story at CBC.ca. ‘I knew guys that were having nets starting to sink there were so many extra fish’ “Record numbers of chum salmon — two million fish — returned to B.C’s West Coast this year, bringing good news for fishermen fatigued by word of record lows of Fraser River sockeye. “We’ve had

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What’s the Story on By-Catch?

Since all the products we carry are Ocean Wise recommended, you can be confident that the species population is abundant, stable, and well managed, but also that the fishing method used has a minimal environmental impact and minimal by-catch. But what is by-catch? Most broadly, by-catch is defined as marine animals caught unintentionally during commercial fishing. It can

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