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Watch sea lion grab little girl, pull her into the water

Vancouver - There were some tense moments as a sea lion grabbed a young girl’s dress and dragged her into the water at a wharf in Richmond, B.C. The girl was unharmed but the incident shows the dangers of feeding sea lions and having them get too close to humans.

Deadly salmon disease found in some B.C. fish farms

Vancouver - A deadly viral disease that proved to be devastating to Norwegian salmon farmers in the 1990s has been found by federal scientists in farmed salmon in British Columbia.

Analysis finds lakes, rivers lost key protections in Harper govt.

Ottawa - Recent statistical analysis of changes made to environmental laws and procedures by Canada's conservative government under Prime Minister Stephen Harper show that protections for lakes and rivers have been "all but abandoned," The Canadian Press reports.

Closures of valuable fisheries libraries worry aquatic scientists

Ottawa - The Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans is dismantling most of its library system. Many documents are being digitized, however scientists claim thousands of valuable books and scientific reports are being given away or sent to the dumpster.

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