OPINION: Firing our best public researchers will negatively impact the Bay of Fundy.

The news is filled today with the firing of Dr. Eilish Cleary, New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Officer of Health. While her work on how fracking will affect the health of New Brunswickers is important to the general public, it also provided important … Continue reading

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OFFSHORE DRILLING: 9 more offshore exploration leases now up for grabs

Beyond Shell and BP: 9 more offshore exploration leases now up for grabs by JOHN DAVIS ON BEHALF OF CLEAN OCEAN ACTION COMMITTEE Exploration parcels 1 – 4 straddle Georges and Browns Bank, areas that are key to Nova Scotia’s … Continue reading

FISHERY: Weir fishermen struggling to catch herring in Bay of Fundy

Weir fisherman in the Fundy Isles say this year has been the most difficult season for catching herring By Philip Drost, CBC News Posted: Aug 20, 2015 6:00 PM AT Last Updated: Aug 22, 2015 9:20 AM AT Dan Cunningham used … Continue reading

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Millions of shorebirds depend on the Bay of Fundy and they need protection

Having been involved and concerned about the proposals for LNG terminals in Passamaquoddy Bay, I try to follow current information on the last remaining proposal by Downeast LNG. Currently the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is reviewing DLNG’s environmental submissions. Work done by Stantec … Continue reading

COMMUNITY: Can we rebuild our community resource and supply system in time?

Originally published in January 2015 The big boys have been buying, closing and diminishing businesses in my home area, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, for many years now. Local dairies, fish processing, aquaculture operations, local poultry producers, local farmers and the … Continue reading

BORDER AFFAIRS AT BAY OF FUNDY – 15,000 YEARS OF HISTORY

For 15,000 years there has been change in the Bay of Fundy … starting with glaciation, the great migration, the European invasion, the border disputes and wars, the exploitation, the people and their eco-industries and Canadians and Americans clashing over lobster … Continue reading

ISSUES: Forest and Agricultural Sprays impact the Bay of Fundy … How Serious is it? Part 1

Spraying of forests and crops in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have been impacting terrestrial ecosystems, streams, rivers and marine ecosystems for over 60 years. During that time various chemicals have been used and most of these have ultimately been … Continue reading

ALTERNATE ENERGY: Building a Tidal Energy Industry in Canada a substantial opportunity for Atlantic Canada

BUILDING A TIDAL ENERGY INDUSTRY IN CANADA OFFERS SUBSTANTIAL OPPORTUNITY ACCORDING TO STUDY Thursday, April 23rd, 2015   HALIFAX, NS – A new study released today shows the potential economic opportunity in building a tidal energy industry in Canada is … Continue reading

MYSTERIES: The elusive eastern cougar emerges once more.

LAND AND SEA | Season 2015, Episode 22 | Apr 12, 2015 | 22:26 Eastern Cougars On the hunt to solve of one of the greatest wildlife mysteries in the Maritimes. … Continue reading

FISHING: N.S. cod quota cut in half as species struggles

Surveys show fish dying before reaching age five or six CBC News Posted: Apr 08, 2015 5:16 PM AT Last Updated: Apr 08, 2015 5:16 PM AT The cod quotas haven’t seen the fish recover. (CBC) The federal government has … Continue reading

ENERGY: Emera, Mi’kmaq leaders sign Maritime Link agreement

Emera deal will see First Nations leaders overseeing environmental impact of subsea cable The Canadian Press Posted: Apr 09, 2015 6:47 PM AT Last Updated: Apr 09, 2015 6:47 PM AT Chief Terry Paul said the deal was good for … Continue reading

Documentary explores elusive eastern cougar

THE CHRONICLE HERALD, Published April 6, 2015 – 7:30am Scientist Don McAlpine of the New Brunswick Museum appears in Cry in the Night: The Fate of the Eastern Cougar documentary. Cry in the Night: The Fate of the Eastern Cougar has … Continue reading

TIDAL POWER: Is it really “green”?

Proponents of tidal power in Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy say that it is environmentally friendly, but tidal turbines have a downside. In this documentary, Michael Dadswell, a retired Acadia University biology professor who has studied the effects of these … Continue reading