Tag Archives: Haida

Fisheries Minister Gail Shea overruled the recommendation of her most senior department staff, scientists, and herring managers in BC.

In a surprising revelation, a document provided by Canada in a legal action brought by five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations shows that Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) supports the Haida, Heiltsuk, and Nuu-chah-nulth Nations’ view that there should be no commercial roe herring fisheries in their territories in 2014.  Read [email protected]  16:32

Reuters Special Report: Experimental climate fixes stir hopes, fears, lawyers – Bring On the CALCIUM!

Last year the Haida, an indigenous group in Canada, set out to increase their salmon stocks and save the planet. Helped by American businessman Russ George, a group of villagers dumped 100 metric tons (110.23 tons) of iron dust from a boat into the Pacific Ocean. They  that could promote fish numbers and absorb the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Instead, in March, they were raided by Canadian officials for illegal dumping at sea. [email protected] 14:29