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Tag: Oceans

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Catlin Arctic Survey: Spring blooms in the Arctic

WWF is supporting the research of the Catlin Arctic Survey. This year’s research includes an expedition across the ice, as well as an ice base, both in the far north of Canada. The main... Read More
WWF is supporting the research of the Catlin Arctic Survey. This year’s research includes an expedition across the ice,...
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One harbour, many values

One of my early memories is fishing off the docks in Prince Rupert with my father. I recall crouching among the gillnetters and the sailboats, peering into the darkness and wondering at the flickers... Read More
One of my early memories is fishing off the docks in Prince Rupert with my father. I recall crouching...
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Welcome to our new Inuvik staffer

There was much foot stomping and whistling at the Inuvik International Polar Year Film Festival – almost all of it coming from the Inuvialuit in the audience. Held in the Midnight Sun Community Centre... Read More
There was much foot stomping and whistling at the Inuvik International Polar Year Film Festival – almost all of...
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RV Celtic Explorer: Final day

I crawled out of my bunk this morning, not feeling particularly refreshed, I wasn’t seasick (like I’d ever admit that) but am lacking from a good night’s sleep. I usually sleep so well on... Read More
I crawled out of my bunk this morning, not feeling particularly refreshed, I wasn’t seasick (like I’d ever admit...
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Aboard the RV Celtic Explorer, Day Two

After a somewhat bumpy night, I awoke at 0700 hours to welcoming calm seas. I opened the curtains in my cabin and saw a seal bobbing around in the waters aside the vessel. Read More
After a somewhat bumpy night, I awoke at 0700 hours to welcoming calm seas. I opened the curtains in...
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Out at sea: Aboard the RV Celtic Explorer

Well the day has finally arrived, I’ve been waiting anxiously. At this very moment I am out at sea in the Northwest Atlantic! Crazy? Perhaps, but I am lucky to be a small part... Read More
Well the day has finally arrived, I’ve been waiting anxiously. At this very moment I am out at sea...
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A sad ending

Well….her fate is known. The entangled 31 foot female right whale that people worked so hard to free after Christmas has been found dead off Florida. Read More
Well….her fate is known. The entangled 31 foot female right whale that people worked so hard to free after...
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My “ah-ha” moment

It was day three of the International Seafood Summit here in Vancouver and I was sitting in the closing session. As you may remember from last week’s blog – I was very excited to... Read More
It was day three of the International Seafood Summit here in Vancouver and I was sitting in the closing...
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Crowded seas

That’s not my title, by the way. It’s the title taken from a half day symposium here at the 9th annual global Seafood Summit in Vancouver. The summit brings together the seafood industry and... Read More
That’s not my title, by the way. It’s the title taken from a half day symposium here at the...
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