Learn what’s happening and help protect the Bay of Fundy

One Reason to Protect the Bay of Fundy. Really, there is little to say that this photo doesn’t say …future generations deserve our best efforts to preserve this special place … for them. Please tell your friends about www.bayoffundy.ca and … Continue reading

ISSUES: Oil that doesn’t float: Tar sands oil shipped through Gulf of Maine poses threat

Many folks around the Bay of Fundy have been concerned about the impacts of the energy East Pipe Line. This is such an important issue, that we are presenting this entire article here. We beg forgiveness from Maine’s ISLAND iNSTITUTE. … Continue reading

POINT LEPREAU NUCLEAR: Tritium output

I’m trying to find the source of this, and will add it later. In the meantime this gives a summary of tritium releases into the air and water at Point Lepreau from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. … Continue reading

POINT LEPREAU NUCLEAR: If you are living on the coast of Fundy in NB, NS or Maine it’s time to put this in perspective.

These Google map images show your proximity to Point Lepreau. If you are following the disaster in Fukushima, Point Lepreau’s operational ups-and-downs, and the failure of nuclear plants around the globe, you will know that the odds of a major … Continue reading

ISSUES: History shows we won’t stop Superport Fundy. So can we change history?

Once more, announcements are being made about the new oil pipelines, oil and gas infrastructure in Saint John, and the increased traffic and risks to the Bay of Fundy. Predictably, the environmentalists have begun their efforts to oppose these developments. But, frankly, … Continue reading

LEARN: How ocean pollution affects humans [Infographic]

FROM: resilience.org/ What you do on land can change the fate of what goes on off shore – and small changes in habits can have a large impact on improving our oceans. 1. Keep your sewer drains clear – Prevent rubbish and … Continue reading

MARINE PROTECTED AREA? Beautiful and Vital West Isles

West Isles. This small marine area that Tim Foulkes captured from his plane, is the ecological “engine” that drives this part of the the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. Top left is Campobello showing Harbour de Loutre and … Continue reading

LNG: The legal approach to protecting the Quoddy area through testimony

There have been almost a half dozen proposals to build LNG terminals in the Quoddy Area. Each of these has required people who truly know and understand this ecosystem to attempt to demonstrate the true value of this area and the … Continue reading

MPA: Insights, Challenges and Solutions for Ocean Planning … It Ain’t Gonna be Easy!

Posted on February 29, 2016 – 11:58am, by MEAM staff What keeps ocean planners up at night? How are they tackling the challenges they face? In October 2015, ocean planning leaders from around the world met in Rhode Island, US, … Continue reading

MPA: QUODDY: Protect It or Lose It

Passamaquoddy Bay is known to have the highest biodiversity along the Northeast Atlantic coast. Does it need protection from continued attempts to turn it into an industrial port? Marine Protected Areas (MPA) are created to protect special areas in our … Continue reading

ISSUES: Energy East will double oil tanker traffic in the Bay of Fundy, up to 281 a year

Energy East Is Anything But Canadian Oil For Canadians http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/the-council-of-canadians/energy-east-pipeline_b_9158434.html?fb_action_ids=10154407022850016&fb_action_types=og.likes Posted: 02/04/2016 11:49 am EST Updated: 02/04/2016 11:59 am EST By Andrea Harden-Donahue When TransCanada first announced its 4400km Energy East pipeline project from Alberta to Saint John, the spin … Continue reading

MEETING: St. Stephen citizens upset over possible demolition of old town hall

  Town council voted to demolish the historic town hall building after a report showed it needed $2M in repairs CBC News Posted: Feb 04, 2016 8:18 AM AT Last Updated: Feb 04, 2016 9:27 AM AT St. Stephen citizens … Continue reading