DFO indefinitely postpones two planned offshore oil burn experiments

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has announced that they are indefinitely postponing two previously planned offshore oil burn experiments this year. The proposed plan was met with criticism from fish harvesters and the public

Two oil spill and burn experiments were planned offshore this August, but a new date has not been set, marking the second time the experiments have been delayed.

Rescue mission launched for dolphins trapped by sea ice in Dildo Harbour

A family of dolphins found themselves trapped in Dildo harbour because of sea ice, DFO and residents have found a way to keep them safe in the cove. Here’s NTV’s Becky Daley.

DFO provides stock assessment for Northern Shrimp

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans provided a stock assessment this morning for northern shrimp, in fishing area four, in northern Labrador. 

Northern shrimp in area four are in the healthy zone, but the stock is located just above the ‘cautious’ zone.

DFO scientist shares concerns about impact of sea ice on marine mammals

The recent sea ice that packed our bays and coastlines may have drawn crowds of admirers for its beauty but it also caused significant problems for marine mammals.

Many entrapments were reported and a number of deaths of dolphins and seals. Today, a scientist with DFO is sharing his concerns around the recent incidents. NTV’s Jodi Cooke has this report.

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