Flouting rules for recreational fishing can result in environmental damage, judge says. Read more
A map shows areas of Howe Sound closed to bottom fishing to protect glass sponge reefs.
The money will go towards projects aimed at documenting and protecting species at risk and environmentally sensitive areas in the Howe Sound region. Read more
Despite protections, divers say they continue to find new damage to otherworldly creatures. Read more.
Fisheries officers caught a man with prawn traps in an area closed to fishing to protect reef-building glass sponges. Canada has international agreements to protect this underwater species. Read more