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Grand Banks cod stocks grow 69% since 2007

Atlantic cod stocks are recovering in the Grand Banks, new fisheries figures show.
"While this cod stock is still near historic lows, a significant increase in the number of spawning fish is good news for the future of this once major fishery,"
- World Wildlife Fund Canada

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Grand Banks cod stocks grow 69% since 2007

Story contains video Source: CBC, Thu September 16, 2010
Atlantic cod stocks are recovering in the Grand Banks, new fisheries figures show.

At 140, lobster sprung from Manhattan restaurant

Source: International Herald Tribune, Sat January 10, 2009
New York City, New York, USA - A new lease on life -- at 140?

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Eat your veggies, nutriscientists advise

Source: CBC, Thu July 12, 2007
Charlottetown, PEI - It's not rocket science - eating your fruits and vegetables will make you healthier, say delegates at an international nutrisciences conference in Charlottetown.

Newfoundland to protect short-eared owls

Source: Cnews, Fri June 02, 2006
Halifax, NS - Newfoundland is moving to protect short-eared owls in the province.

N.L. children petition to rename museum

Source: CBC, Wed May 31, 2006
Grand Falls-Windsor, NFL - Students at a primary school in the Newfoundland town of Grand Falls-Windsor want to change the name of the local museum to set the record straight on the history of one of Newfoundland's native peoples, the Beothuk.

Toughen overfishing sanctions, Martin says

Source: CBC, Wed June 01, 2005
St. John's, NFLD - Prime Minister Paul Martin is calling for tougher enforcement to protect fish stocks.

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