CREATURES: The Seals of Fundy

There are four species of seals which you may see in the Bay of Fundy   Harbour Seals (Phoca vitulina concolor) Present to common throughout the Bay of Fundy.  Harbor seals are normally found along the Atlantic Coast and islands from Maine … Continue reading

OIL: When there is an oil spill in the Bay of Fundy … you can expect this.

Five Years After The BP Oil Spill, Gulf Coast Residents Say “BP Hasn’t Made Things Right” By Julie Dermansky • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – 21:31 If you ask Dean Blanchard, the largest shrimp buyer and wholesaler in the region … Continue reading

OIL & GAS: Explosion and fire on an oil platform in Gulf of Mexico — 4 dead and dozens hurt

Another serious platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico. Seems we are really bent on destroying the “house” we all live in. Bay of Fundy and Gulf of St. Lawrence developers and responsible politicians … time to start thinking and … Continue reading

OIL SPILLS: More on the health implications of using Corexit in the Bay of Fundy

    Dr. Riki Ott, a toxicologist, marine biologist and founder of ALERT, was on scene for the Exxon Valdez oil disaster in Alaska in 1989. Ott has been working to have dispersants banned for many years, and said that … Continue reading

OIL: Lessons learned from the Gulf of Mexico – Corexit not the solution for Fundy

GoMRI Advances Science Four Years after Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill GoMRI Advances Science Four Years after Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Since August 2011, eight research consortia funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) have been working hard to … Continue reading

OIL SPILLS: Rumour on the street is Corexit is being stockpiled in Saint John.

While the rest of the world seems, after the Gulf spill, to be getting the idea about dispersants, there is a persistent rumour that Corexit is being stockpiled in Saint John, New Brunswick in case of a Bay of Fundy … Continue reading