Net loss: First Nations fisheries threatened by climate change

Net loss: First Nations fisheries threatened by climate change

January 14, 2016
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“First Nations communities that have fished along Canada’s Pacific coast for thousands of years could have their catches nearly cut in half by 2050, according to a new study conducted at the University of British Columbia.

As climate change continues to heat up ocean temperatures, researchers predict that fish living in Canadian waters could respond by moving north to chillier habitats.”

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First Nations fishermen are shown setting a reef net in this undated handout photo. (Saanich First Nation / THE CANADIAN PRESS / HO)