In Newfoundland, where tens of thousands of people lost their jobs after the Canadian government banned the fishing of cod in 1992, there’s something new in the salty air of many of the island’s old, neglected fishing towns. As the iconic cod population finally rebounds after nearly a quarter century of historic decline, there’s a sense of hope, a promise of better days to come.
A research boat is headed back to Petty Harbour after a team of technicians tagged cod in Motion Bay near Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
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from Blogger August 05, 2016 at 04:11PM