Cod: The Fish That Changed The World

Cod: The Fish That Changed The World

3 Episodes | 60 minutes | Discovery Canada | 2000

Cod: The Fish That Changed The World

Cod was the reason that sailors braved the uncharted Atlantic as far as North America and, for the first several hundreds years of colonization, it was the mainstay of existence. It was a thriving industry and culture for 1,000 years all around the ocean and then, suddenly, it disappeared. Why?

Awards

  • Best Writing in a Documentary Program or Series, Gemini Awards, 2001
  • Bronze Plaque, Columbus International Film and Video Festival, 2001