Canada Commercial Fishing Safety Report: 2015 Fatal Accident

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The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) recently released its investigation report (M15A0348) into the November 2015 person overboard fatality near Clark’s Harbour, Nova Scotia. The report draws attention to an array of safety risks associated with the Canadian fishing … Continued

2017 NOAA Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program Grants

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NOAA fisheries is accepting applications for its 2017 Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program. High-priority areas for 2017 projects include: Developing innovative and effective technologies, gear modifications, avoidance programs, and/or improved fishing practices in commercial and recreational fisheries to reduce bycatch impacts. … Continued