CoastCast.ca is a new online video series produced to educate the public about the ecology, people, stories and issues of the BC coast.
BC Don't Split the Vote
This is a little piece I put together for the May 9 BC election. Done entirely independently and without any funding, it is just my 2 cents about how cast an effective, strategic vote for the environment.
Fish Farm Diesel Spill Impact Assessment
Some mainstream news has been erroneously reporting the spill was contained and small. The Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw are doing their own ground truthing and documentation.
Video coordinated by the Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw. For press inquires please contact Bob Chamberlin, Elected Chief, Kwikwasut'inuxw Haxwa'mis at (250) 974-8282 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order of appearance: Mike Willie Owner/Operator Sea Wolf Adventures, Sherry Moon, Charlie Thomas Williams, & Tamara Alfred.
BC Humpbacks stocking up for Hawaiian migration
Touch in with the humpbacks of Blackfish Sound as they stock up for their migration to Hawaii, with Jackie Hildering of the Marine Education and Research Society
Asking Norway about the Piscine Reovirus
Seems most of the salmon farming industry in BC's public waters is now infected with a Norwegian virus. Here's what happened when I went to Norway to find out about what that could mean for our wild salmon.
Operation Virus Hunter
Sea Shepherd teams up with biologist Alexandra Morton. Follow the journey at http://www.voyageforsalmon.ca/. For more info on the Piscine Reovirus watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3scxcIDuEOo&feature=youtu.be
Keepers of the Coast - The Trailer
Keepers of the Coast chronicles the initiatives the first nations of the central coast are undertaking to steward the marine territories of the central coast. Running time: 5 min.
Keepers of the Coast - The Documentary
The Heiltsuk, Kitasoo/Xai'Xais, Nuxalk and Wuikinuxv who have inhabited the central coast for thousands of years have joined forces, forming the Central Coast Indigenous Resource Alliance, otherwise known as CCIRA. Using a combination of traditional knowledge and science, the nations are committed to upholding their indigenous laws and stewarding these marine resources in a manner that sustains their cultures and ensures intact ecosystems, healthy communities and local sustainable economies, now and into the future. Visit CCIRA.ca for more info. Running time: 40 min
Sea Lice Science Update from Salmon Coast
"Perfect storm" brought sea louse epidemic to BC salmon new study finds. High ocean temperatures and poor timing of parasite management likely led to an epidemic of sea lice in 2015 throughout salmon farms in British Columbia's Queen Charlotte Strait, a University of Toronto-led study has found. Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-07-storm-brought-sea-louse-epidemic.html#jCp
Salmon Confidential - Trailer
Salmon Confidential is a new film on the government cover up of what is killing BC’s wild salmon. When biologist Alexandra Morton discovers BC’s wild salmon are testing positive for dangerous European salmon viruses associated with salmon farming worldwide, a chain of events is set off by government to suppress the findings.
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