WHALES: Whales, Porpoises and the U. S. Navy

While the US Navy has recently been taken to task for the impacts of sound on whales in our oceans, it seems that the Navy VS Whales contest has been going on for decades. The following paper from 1961 provides … Continue reading

OPINION: Did we bomb whales? “If it acts like a sub, pings like a sub, sink it like a sub!”

I wrote this article some time ago, but didn’t post it because the east coast connection wasn’t really solid and I couldn’t really point to the person or article I was referring to below. Well, I just found the article. It … Continue reading

COUGAR FILES: Eastern Cougar Captured on Film, 2016

Was it a cat? Or maybe a lynx? Possibly a bobcat? Michele McLaughlin, of Grand Falls, was adamant about what she saw in the field across from her home in October. “It was a big cougar. I mean it was big, … Continue reading

HOLD YOUR BREATH FOR A STORY WITH A PORPOISE

  It seems like a long, long time ago now. But I once operated a biological research station on Deer Island, a little island at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, right on the border between Maine, USA, and … Continue reading

ADVENTURES: Start planning your whale watching tour now!

The season can get busy … so it is wise to book well in advance. … Continue reading

Whales On The Wall – Display Your Best Images

Show your best images on your office wall, send a special gift, make a unique presentation. Send a high quality image and a rough size and we will get back to you with your best choices, delivery and costs. We … Continue reading

WILL CANADA FOLLOW SUIT? NOAA Expands Critical Habitat for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

  To the attention of The Honorable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard In a press release dated January 26, 2016, NOAA has expanded its Right Whale “critical habitat” from 2,925 nm2 to 21,334 nm2. This … Continue reading

THE COUGAR FILES: 2013 DNA Study Confirms Cougars Presence in New Brunswick and Quebec

Genetic Confirmation of Cougars (Puma concolor) in Eastern Canada Abstract – This paper presents the results of a long-term study to detect the presence of Puma concolor (Cougar) in eastern Canada. We installed 38 scratching posts to attract wild Cougars … Continue reading

LNG: Is anyone listening? – The Head Harbour Passage – Cobscook Bay Area is the single most important site along the North Atlantic Coast.

It has been repeated over and over for decades now as developers continue their attempts to establish heavy, polluting coastal fossil fuel industries in the Passamaquoddy – Cobscook Bay area and the unique entrance through Head Harbour Passage. For the … Continue reading

MYSTERIES: The elusive eastern cougar emerges once more.

LAND AND SEA | Season 2015, Episode 22 | Apr 12, 2015 | 22:26 Eastern Cougars On the hunt to solve of one of the greatest wildlife mysteries in the Maritimes. … Continue reading

Documentary explores elusive eastern cougar

THE CHRONICLE HERALD, Published April 6, 2015 – 7:30am Scientist Don McAlpine of the New Brunswick Museum appears in Cry in the Night: The Fate of the Eastern Cougar documentary. Cry in the Night: The Fate of the Eastern Cougar has … Continue reading