FISHERIES HISTORY – The Study that led to the sea urchin roe industry in the Bay of Fundy and beyond.

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.

POLLUTION: The truth about Boat Harbour mill pollution and the Northumberland Strait

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

BUSINESS – ARCHIVE 2015: Maine Company seeks to build up clamming in Maine’s poorest county

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

THE UNENDING HISTORY OF WHALING – ARTICLE 2 – MARGARINE

How whale oil created Unilever While a geological discovery in Albert County, NB took pressure off whales by creating an alternate source of lamp oil, a new demand kept the pressure on for decades after. *********************************************** [pdf-embedder url=”https://archiveatlantic.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/0e425-the-unending-history-of-whaling-article-2-margarine.pdf” title=”THE UNENDING … Continue reading THE UNENDING HISTORY OF WHALING – ARTICLE 2 – MARGARINE

ISSUE: FOREIGN FISH INTRODUCTIONS: Let he who is without sin ….

Game fish introductions along the east coast. These notes, first compiled about 10 years ago, came to light during a document sort and are being published now because of the concerns currently being expressed about the genetic alterations of Atlantic … Continue reading ISSUE: FOREIGN FISH INTRODUCTIONS: Let he who is without sin ….

ISSUES: The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest warming spots on Earth – What does it mean?

As the Gulf of Maine continues to warm, massive changes are happening. The Portland Press Herald has produced a series of significant articles about the warming trend in the Gulf of Maine and how it is impacting the lives of … Continue reading ISSUES: The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest warming spots on Earth – What does it mean?

ISSUE – LNG: Looking back on the 10 years battle to stop LNG development in Passamaquoddy Bay

Lessons learned while protecting one of the Fundy areas most important areas   ABOUT Occupying the shared border between Canada and the United States, Head Harbour Passage, Friars Roads, Western Passage, Passamaquoddy Bay, Cobscook Bay and St. Croix River Estuary … Continue reading ISSUE – LNG: Looking back on the 10 years battle to stop LNG development in Passamaquoddy Bay

WATER CLASS WARS: Does water belongs to all life on the planet or just the rich?

RESPONDING TO CORPORATE WATER CONTROL Many us remember learning about the hydrological or water cycle way back in grade 9 science. Now that was decades and decade ago for me. I don’t know, perhaps they haven’t taught such things in … Continue reading WATER CLASS WARS: Does water belongs to all life on the planet or just the rich?

BIRDS & WHALES: The Phalarope is Fundy’s “canary” … is it dead or dying.

June 18, 2018 – New concerns are being expressed about the decline of Right Whale populations and the impacts on commercial fishing. Why are whale migration patterns changing? How can we balance the threatened right whale population against the vital … Continue reading BIRDS & WHALES: The Phalarope is Fundy’s “canary” … is it dead or dying.

WHALES: Could ropeless fish traps really help save endangered whales?

Crab fishermen to test ropeless fishing to help save endangered whales Idea once considered crazy could eliminate the entanglements that threaten North Atlantic right whales Hadeel Ibrahim · CBC News · Posted: Mar 25, 2018 8:00 AM AT  New Brunswick snow crab fishermen will … Continue reading WHALES: Could ropeless fish traps really help save endangered whales?