ISSUES: Sean Mahoney of the Conservation Law Foundation urges us to take on climate change as a personal issue

“What wakes me in the early morning hours is the realization that Maine, the state that I love so much, is changing right before my very eyes and changing for the worse. Our ocean is warmer than any other body … Continue reading

ISSUES: Debbie McKenzie has been warning us for years about troubles in the Bay of Fundy and the Ocean in General

Recent events suggest we should have been paying more attention to Debbie. What do you think? Check her website at: http://www.fisherycrisis.com/ … Continue reading

ISSUES: New Herring and Invertebrate Mortalities reported December 26, 2016

Massive mortalities of herring, lobster, starfish, bar clams and other invertebrate species have been reported by Eric Bruce Hewey on Facebook. ( https://www.facebook.com/Eric.Hewey.Silversly). Localities mentioned are Savary Park, St. Mary’s Bay and Digby Harbour. Graphic photos show the extent of … Continue reading

HERRING: Mortalities in Nova Scotia Nov-Dec 2016

This page was established December 20, 2016 for the express purpose of recording issues and actions around the Bay of Fundy. The following map will be built over time with the help of participants around the Bay. If you have … Continue reading

DUH STORIES: If herring collapse … so goes our future!

Like many other folks in my business (I’m a marine biologist in case you missed that.), I’ve been repeating over and over the need to back off fishing for forage species like krill, capelin, herring, and other species. Hopefully this … Continue reading

ISSUE: NB Government breaks trust with its citizens – Exclusive docs show water flip by NB government, leading up to Energy East

THE STORY Many years ago when we established out first aquaculture site on Deer Island, we were informed by representatives from both the Province of NB and the Federal Government of Canada that we required leases to the bottom where … Continue reading

THE HUMBLE HERRING: An in-depth review of what has happened along the Nova Scotia Shore of the Bay of Fundy

What has happened to cause the herring to die by the thousands in St. Mary’s Bay and Digby Harbour? This report by Ann Pohl in the definitive report on what we know at this time. Let us know if you … Continue reading

VICTORY: The Remarkable Story of How Citizens Halted LNG Development in Passamaquoddy Bay

THE STORY Twelve years ago, LNG imports were all the rage for developers …  several of whom set up their offices along the Passamaquoddy Bay Maine shore for the express purpose of establishing import facilities there. This area has the … Continue reading

PETITIONS: Windsor, NS – Petition advocating a fish passage at the Avon River Causeway has been tabled in the House of Commons

A most sensible request to our Federal Government Petition to the Government of Canada Whereas: The Avon River Causeway, in Windsor, Nove Scotia, was constructed in 1968 without proper fish passageway, and to this day impedes the migrations of fishes, … Continue reading

FISHERY: Hunting for Answers: Dead Herring, Krill, Copepods and Demoic Acid

As most folks are now aware, thousands of dead Atlantic herring have been washing up along the shores of the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia and citizens and researchers are considering a multitude of explanations. Is it a virus? a bacterium? … Continue reading

ISSUES: Another Japanese tsunami and wishful thinking at Point Lepreau.

Following a major earthquake, a 15-metre tsunami disabled the power supply and cooling of three Fukushima Daiichi reactors, causing a nuclear accident on 11 March 2011. All three cores largely melted in the first three days. There has been little … Continue reading