SIGNIFICANT AREAS: Did you know that Minas Basin has 2 areas considered to be of global significance for birds?

IBA identifies the Southern Bight Minas Basin and Cobequid Bay as areas of Global significance for Birds. Important Bird Areas of Canada (IBA, http://www.ibacanada.com/) is part of an international conservation initiative co-ordinated by BirdLife International. Canadian Co-partners are Bird Studies Canada … Continue reading

MINING: Mining Minas Basin mud – the ultimate assault on the Bay of Fundy ecosystem?

Windsor company plans to extract rare-earth elements at N.S. site January 5, 2012 – 7:58pm BY BILL POWER BUSINESS REPORTER Rare Earth Mineral Sands Inc. of Windsor raised $1.3 million in a private placement and is ramping up its plan to … Continue reading