Landing, Cleaning, Washing and Flaking Fish at the Sardine Cannery in Eastport, Maine in 1899. B&W version. Click to check the colorized version. Want a copy for your wall or publication? Get in touch. Continue reading COLORED B&W IMAGE – Fisheries Workers at Eastport, Maine 1899
Written almost 20 years ago. Has much changed in that time? Click here to read it now Aquaculture Industry – Scouring the Earth for Protein and Fat By Art MacKay in AQUACULTURE & AQUAPONICS 4 pages, published 5/19/2019 Continue reading Aquaculture Industry – Scouring the Earth for Protein and Fat
So what has changed since 2015? NOVEMBER 2015, UPDATED DECEMBER 2018 Once more, efforts are being made to build pipelines and build oil and gas infrastructure in Saint John. With the increased traffic and risks to the Bay of Fundy, environmentalists continue … Continue reading ISSUES: History shows we won’t stop Superport Fundy. So can we change history?
This historical research led to the establishment of the sea urchin roe industry in the Bay of Fundy and along the Atlantic coast. Many of the cautions were not observed and culturing methods that were worked out back then are … Continue reading FISHERIES HISTORY – The Study that led to the sea urchin roe industry in the Bay of Fundy and beyond.
This great article outlines the mystery of the Mary Celeste … a vessel from Atlantica that was found abandoned on its way to Italy. There are many theories. What do you think happened? *********************** On the same date, 143 years … Continue reading MYSTERY: 146 years ago this month. the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste was found empty and adrift at sea. What happened?
Under the United National Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), we have established Zones of influence over our oceans. They are less than perfect, but there are legal mechanisms for settling disputes, although ultimately “power”, financial or … Continue reading OUTSIDE THE BOX: Community Economic Zones – Let’s Do Business!
Campobello Island does not have year around direct access to the Canadian mainland. The following presentation provides an outline of a recent study carried out to determine the best way to resolve this problem. Allow enough time for the flipbook … Continue reading ISSUES: Details of the Campobello Ferry Study
An extremely powerful video about Northern Pulp’s Boat Harbour and Mill. The killing of aquatic life began immediately on startup in 1960. Reminds me of the death of the St. Croix River and Estuary starting around the same time. In both cases promises … Continue reading POLLUTION: The truth about Boat Harbour mill pollution and the Northumberland Strait
You should NEVER think that there is nothing you can do to effect change – on any issue. The biggest thing we can do is spread this information around. Get out there yourself and see what is going on. Once … Continue reading FORESTRY – ARCHIVE 2015: Rod Cumberland speaks out about the negative impacts of New Brunswick’s forest management.
ARCHIVE 2015 Tim and Amy Sheehan, co-owners of Gulf of Maine Inc. in Pembroke, are bringing innovation to the tradition-bound clamming industry in Washington County. Their efforts appear to be paying off: They anticipate gross sales of $2 million … Continue reading BUSINESS – ARCHIVE 2015: Maine Company seeks to build up clamming in Maine’s poorest county
Keep in mind as you review these maps for 2001, 2010, and 2017, our forests are the “lungs” of the earth and we are systematically destroying them. DEFORESTATION – Based on the definition and the belief that endemic forests are … Continue reading ISSUE – DEFORESTATION: Map illustrates last 17 years of deforestation and the end is not in sight. You will be startled!
J.D. Irving fined $60,000, pleads guilty to destroying heron nests. Originally published Monday, 9:48 PM 2008 AT CBC News (Original deleted at CBC) Forestry giant J.D. Irving Ltd. was fined $60,000 after pleading guilty Monday to destroying a blue heron habitat … Continue reading LOOKING BACK 10 YEARS: Irving Fined for Destroying Heron Nests