INDUSTRY: Ship Traffic Densities for Fundy, Gulf of Maine & Scotia Shelf – 2013

This interesting chart from marinetraffic.com show the densities of ships travelling in the area for the year 2013. Traffic going to Saint John, NB, goes through vital North Atlantic Right Whale summer territory and a key marine nursery area for other … Continue reading

FISHERIES: As 2015 Fishing Season Kicks Off, a Still Uncertain Future for Cod Remains

The post As 2015 Fishing Season Kicks Off, a Still Uncertain Future for Cod Remains appeared first on Conservation Law Foundation. Posted: 01 May 2015 07:00 AM PDT The 2015 fishing season begins today, May 1, and stricter – but … Continue reading

RIGHT WHALES: New Publication on vessel strike mortalities to large whales

We are pleased to announce the following paper has now been published in print, and online open access in Conservation Letters. This paper is relevant to the new proposed critical habitat to North Atlantic right whales in US waters. van … Continue reading

POLLUTION: Maine Legislature Takes First Step Towards Averting Disastrous Impacts of Ocean Acidification

Maine’s legislature is taking early steps to address increasingly acidic ocean waters in the Gulf of Maine that threaten the state’s shellfisheries and marine ecosystem. The Gulf of Maine has become increasingly more acidic as CO2 emissions from industrial sources and vehicles … Continue reading

WHALES: Sperm Whales Sighted in mid Bay of Fundy

Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2012 17:48:52 -0300 From: Laurie Murison to NatureNB Listserv Subject: sperm whales We headed out toward the shipping lanes today instead of down off White Head Island and were treated with two sperm whales, a basking … Continue reading

EARTHQUAKE: Quake reported in Bay of Fundy – New Brunswick – CBC News

Earthquake reported in Bay of Fundy Last Updated: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 | 5:14 AM AT CBC News Kevin Kelly, a biologist, said he felt the earthquake on Machias Seal Island in the Bay of Fundy. (Jacques Poitras/CBC) A 3.2 … Continue reading