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Canadian News Synthesis Project - February 1975: Volume III Number 2
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Censored: The News That Didn't Make The News - And Why: The 1995 Project Censored Yearbook
Jensen, Carl, and Project Censored. Introduction by Michael Crichton. Cartoons by Tom Tomorrow.
Documenting how the U.S. mass media does a shabby job, deliberately or negligently withholding information of vital importance.
Dwindling Fish Catch Could Leave a Billion Hungry
Leahy, Stephen
Fish catches are expected to decline dramatically in the world's tropical regions because of climate change, but may increase in the north, said a new study published Thursday. This mega-shift in ocea...
The Earthscan Action Handbook
Litvinoff, Miles
A compendium of the world's major ills with suggestions for remedial action.
The End of the Line: How Overfishing is Changing the World and What We Eat
Clover, Charles
Decades and even centuries of habitat destruction, pollution, and overfishing have transformed and degraded the oceans.
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism
Orchard, David
In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "Tha...
Fraser River Fishermen's Strikes: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
A strikes by whites, natives and Japanese fishermen against salmon canneries that lined the lower Fraser River.
How to Save the World: Strategy for World Conservation
Allen, Robert
"How To Save The World" discusses, "Why the world needs saving now and how it can be done". Allen breaks his work down into seven chapters, devoting each to an important aspect of the global predicame...
The Humble Tuna
Romulous, Aetius
The humble tuna, "the chicken of the sea", is an unfortunate metaphor for all that is dysfunctional about our contemporary, western, capitalist world. The story of the Tuna is the story of our triumph...
Lament for an Ocean: The Collapse of the Atlantic Cod Fishery: A True Crime Story
Harris, Michael
Harris's account of why and how the northern cod was taken to the brink of extinction in little more than thirty years.
The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail
Bolster, W. Jeffrey
Reveals the long history of warnings against overfishing and that the sea is not an 'infinite resource'.
The Newfoundland Fishery
This brochure investigates the fishing industry in Newfoundland. The harvesting and processing of fish products is Newfoundland's greatest economic boon.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018: What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
What are we eating? A simple question which opens up a labyrinth of devilishly complex issues about production and distribution, access to land, control of water, prices, health and safety, migrant la...
Privatising the Oceans: Fished out in our Lifetimes
Mora, Jean-Sebastien
Long-range fishing with the backing of the EU deprives countries elsewhere in the world of employment and a crucial food source. And it is depleting the seas to the point of ecological collapse.
Selling the Silver: The Enclosure of the UK's Fisheries
Cardwell, Emma
Fishing quotas were meant to conserve stocks and support fishing communities. But they have achieved the reverse - rewarding the most rapacious fishing enterprises and leaving small scale fisherfolk w...
Slavery, Genocide, Abuse: The Dark Side of Asia's 'Tiger Economies'
Bello, Walden
From declining worker protections to violent labour trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
The Unnatural History of the Sea
Roberts, Callum
A history of the commercial fishery and an update on its precarious and untenable siituation. The age old delusion that the sea is an inexhaustible resource has resulted in a fishing arms race that co...

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Senegal's fishing community will act on foreign fleets if government doesn't
Senegal's fisherman blame foreign trawlers for taking their catch
Vidal, John
Annual catches by local fishermen in Senegal are down seventy-five percent from catches ten years ago, resulting in hunger and economic instability. Community leaders in Senegal are warning developed ...