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Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park

Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park, Tadoussac. 550 likes · 14 talking about this · 243 were here. Official Facebook page for the Saguenay–St. Lawrence …

Exploring Trails Unknown On Carriacou and The Tobago Cays

Union Island<p>I followed the trail up a steep hillside into a clearing that gave stunning views of the Diamant below and Union Island miles away to the …

Surprise Shark While Fishing!

Fishing

Shark fins from Canada sold as delicacy in China

The International Union for Conservation of Nature considers the Soupfin shark vulnerable to extinction. The animal was the mainstay of the shark fishery “boom” between 1936 and 1944, when over 24 million pounds were landed, according to the IUCN.<p><i>EDITOR’S NOTE: Images made available to NBC News on</i> …

Fish Are Fleeing Our Waters

<b>There is no more</b> important industry in a lot of places up in these parts than the commercial fishing industry. And, thanks to the invaluable Beth Daley of the Boston Globe, we discover today that the many of the species of fish vital to that industry are fleeing the scene, probably because they …

Shark Week 2012: 5 Ways To Help Save Our Finned Friends!

Though Shark Week has become somewhat sensationalized -- replete with drinking games and hashtags such as #Chompdown -- the Discovery Channel's annual special also serves to bring one harsh reality out of the shadowy waters and onto dry land.<p>Nearly one-third of shark species are at risk for …

Crackdown on shark fishing opposed by Japan, China

March 14, 2013 | 6:17 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/03/14/world/bbc-world-service/crackdown-shark-fishing-opposed-japan-china/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Extinction

Battle for the Western Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Changing Planet<p>In November, representatives of over 50 countries gathered in the coastal city of Agadir, Morocco, to determine the fate of one of the ocean’s most iconic species—the Atlantic bluefin tuna.<p>Every year, the governments that are members of the International Commission for the …

1000-Pound Bluefin Tuna Caught Near Nova Scotia To Yield 20,000 Pieces Of Sushi

Captain Ahab spent years chasing the white whale Moby Dick around the world -- and (spoiler alert!) didn't even manage to catch him in the end. Meanwhile, when 30-year-old fisherman Marc Towers set to work trying to catch a gigantic bluefin tuna earlier this week off the coast of Nova Scotia, it …

In tiny boat, Bay Area man catches two giant tuna

<b>Mike Mahoney of San Leandro had one of the Pacific Coast’s most amazing days of fishing of the year last week.</b><p><b>From a small, wood, open boat called a panga, he landed two giant yellowfin tuna that weighed 249 and 235 pounds.</b><p>This is unheard of. Giant tuna are almost always landed on large charter …

Fly fishing for pike

An ever growing fascinating technique.<p>We have excelled in our fishing techniques; we have selected the most appropriate equipment; we have built, …

Ice Fishing: Perch & Pike Mania

Fishing

Word of mouth: The sustainable fish pioneer

Caroline Bennett, a 1990s pioneer of British sushi, talks to Sudi Pigott about her new initiative supporting small-scale responsible fishing.<p>Fish has long been a consuming passion for Caroline Bennett, 46, who with her restaurant Moshi Moshi brought the first kaiten (conveyor-belt) sushi to London …

Aquaculture

Magnetism guides salmon migration, research suggests

One of the world's great migration mysteries – how salmon find their way home from the distant ocean – may have been solved.<p>Researchers studying the movement of sockeye salmon from British Columbia's Fraser River say the fish are imprinted with a magnetic map when they are juveniles. And they later …

Information is Beautiful: Plenty More Fish In The Sea?

It's hard to imagine the damage over-fishing is wrecking on the oceans. The effects are literally invisible, hidden deep in the ocean. But there is …

Where to Go Whale Watching in Canada

01 of 05<p>The coast of British Columbia has one of the highest populations of Orcas (killer whales) in the world. You can also see gray whales, minkes, …

Sailing a way of life for some families - TODAY.com

Courtesy Glenn Maddox / Today<p>The Maddox family on their boat in Canada in 2010. From left: Glenn, Linzi, MeiLing and Pam.<p>Picture a sailing vacation: swimming in tropical waters, lazy days exploring palm-tree-lined islands, eating mangoes and watching sunsets.<p>Sounds nice, right?<p>What if it were not …

The Calm Before the Storm... and After

I've been sailing all my life, practically since I was born. At 15 I was already dreaming of crossing the Atlantic and at 20, my biggest aspiration was to enter, full sail, into the New York City Harbor. This powerful image had been on my mind for years, imagining the scene from every possible …

Review of Tides and Currents Android App

The Tides & Currents free app from FlyToMap does pretty much just that - gives you the tides and currents for stations all over the world. But it …

Sailing Group Hosts Safety Seminar

The Newport Ocean Sailing Association's safety seminar focused on the importance of education and safety of sailors in overnight races.<p>A small group …

The Global Kraken

Earlier this year, the Discovery Channel released the first ever footage of the legendary giant squid in its natural environment. But did the crew manage to film <i>the</i> giant squid, or <i>one of the</i> giant squids?<p>The giant was first described by the Danish naturalist Japetus Steenstrup in 1857, who named it</i> …