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

ISSUES: Forest and Agricultural Sprays impact the Bay of Fundy … How Serious is it? Part 1

Spraying of forests and crops in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have been impacting terrestrial ecosystems, streams, rivers and marine ecosystems for over 60 years. During that time various chemicals have been used and most of these have ultimately been … Continue reading

POLLUTION:: A Firsthand Account of the Ravages of Lead Poisoning – A warning to St. Andrews, NB

You may remember that residents of Charlotte County, NB in general and St. Andrews in particular, were horrified to learn that an aggregate mining company at the Bayside Port had gained permission to dump surplus materials along the upper reaches … Continue reading

POLLUTION: A Beautiful Hike – An Ominous Picture

  I posted this back in 2009 when air and water pollution from the mill in Baileyville was at it’s worse.  In recent months, I have been noting the air releases on my trips to St. Stephen. They are VASTLY … Continue reading

While we continue to pollute our Quoddy streams Europe boasts amazing restoration.

   There is hope? For years I worked with the local Atlantic Coastal Action Program to bring the problems of pollution of the St. Croix River and its lower tributaries to the attention of the local town fathers along the … Continue reading

Join Seascape Kayak Tours for the TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Seascape Kayak Tours is looking for a few seriously committed hard-working paddlers to help us with the TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. Organized by the Vancouver Aquarium, this … Continue reading