The Pristine Coast - Investigating British Columbia's Marine Ecosystem

The Pristine Coast - Investigating British Columbia's Marine Ecosystem
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Have you tried Gardein's fishless fish? Its delicious!

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Scott Renyard

About 10 years prior to making The Pristine Coast, I was a sport fisherman and noticed that the chum and pink salmon runs in the Vedder River were literally disappearing before my eyes. I heard about Alexandra Morton’s research further north on the British Columbia coast. I called her and ...Read more

Simon avatar

Very detailed documentary, I learnt a lot. It reinforces the message that everything is connected, and upsetting the balance of nature has dreadful consequences. Another few decades like that and we'll eat test-tube fish... if we're still around, that is.

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