Alan Haig-Brown

Alan Roderick Haig-Brown is a Canadian novelist and non-fiction writer. He specialises in commercial marine and commercial fishing writing and photography. He is a regular contributor to a number of marine publications.

Author: Alan Haig-Brown

Alan Roderick Haig-Brown is a Canadian novelist and non-fiction writer. He specialises in commercial marine and commercial fishing writing and photography. He is a regular contributor to a number of marine publications.

Like many fishermen, Justin Yager is interested in the responsible harvesting or marine resources. “We don’t need to be fishing the crabs right up into their molt sta ..

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Today I had an email from a Canadian fisherman who was lamenting, “how the IVQ system was rammed down everyone’s throat, claiming to be the best thing since sliced br ..

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Ocean science is in high demand by scientists studying ocean acidification, wave energy, seabed composition, changing water temperatures, fish populations and dozens of o ..

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I recently sat in on parts of a teleconference regarding the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) South East Asia (SEA) Fisheries Project. The ILO-sponsored projec ..

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There was a time, decades ago, when I thought that a cannery or reduction plant was just something that I had to walk past to get down to the boat that I crewed on. Of co ..

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The origin of tonnage for vessels had to do with the number of barrels of wine (tuns) that a boat could transport across the English Channel. Officials measured the accru ..

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