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

FISH: Things you might want to know about Atlantic Herring

Many folks around the Bay of Fundy have been concerned about the mortalities of Atlantic herring. This information gives you some basic information on this species. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     … Continue reading

IMAGES: Some old images from Grand Manan Island

Grand Manan is rugged and beautiful and has attracted artists and photographers for many, many years. This is a small collection of old images taken primarily from postcards. … Continue reading

RECIPES: Chances are you have been cooking lobster the wrong way!!!

Here’s what the experts have to say: M. G. FISHERIES LTD., Grand Manan, NB, Canada How to Cook a Lobster Use salt water if possible, if not add lots of salt to your water. You want to steam the lobster … Continue reading

MYSTERIES: If Champlain’s Anchor was found on Grand Manan, where is it now?

One of our excellent author-historians published a great book many years ago called History of islands & islets in the Bay of Fundy, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, 1876. In it is this intriguing section: Champlain speaks of having anchored at one time … Continue reading

Marine Protected Areas: Open House – St. George, Wednesday, October 26 (4-7pm) Magaguadavic Place

In our inbox this morning. Please attend if you are concerned about the future of the Quoddy Region. I wanted to let you know of an open house on MPA network planning that DFO is holding in St. George. It’ll take … 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

ADVENTURES: Start planning your whale watching tour now!

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

AQUACULTURE: What’s really happening?

I have been following the articles and posts on aquaculture and, frankly, both sides seem populated by the equivalent of zealots. “It’s bad” … “It’s good”, “Shut it down” … “It’ll save the world”. On and on it goes while … Continue reading