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

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

ISSUES: By allowing forest spraying, does Canada breach its legal obligations under the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)?

  It’s been a few years but while researching the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in relation to several proposed LNG terminals in the Quoddy Region of the Bay of Fundy, I had shown, I think, … Continue reading

OPINION: The Firing of Cleary – The mediocre never admire excellence in others.

Is this the underlying reason for Dr. Eilish Cleary’s dismissal as New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Officer of Health? It seems that Dr. Cleary was invited to submit an article to the Journal of New Brunswick Studies / Revue d’études sur le … Continue reading

ISSUES: Shooting down Health Canada’s re-assessment of glyphosate

On Facebook this morning (6/3/2015) … Rod Cumberland sent this email to all members of the legislative assembly in NB. Dear NBMLA: I have just reviewed the 323 page Health Canada re-assessment of glyphosate. It was due in 2014 but was completed … Continue reading