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

LNG: Is anyone listening? – The Head Harbour Passage – Cobscook Bay Area is the single most important site along the North Atlantic Coast.

It has been repeated over and over for decades now as developers continue their attempts to establish heavy, polluting coastal fossil fuel industries in the Passamaquoddy – Cobscook Bay area and the unique entrance through Head Harbour Passage. For the … 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

OPINION: U.S. Senate says climate change is real … but it isn’t our fault

Well now, isn’t that interesting? Seems most of the US Senate believes climate change is real but only about half of them believe humans have anything to do with it. I was fortunate many years ago to work for and under … Continue reading