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.
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
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?
I’ve lived in New Brunswick alongside Maine for most of my life. Apart from really serious problems related to its historical use of natural resources, the state has remained famous for its environment and its smart governance of its natural … Continue reading ISSUES: LePage tried to divert land conservation money to timber harvesting on Maine lands
During the 60’s and 70’s, woodlot owners fought hard for the establishment of marketing boards, realizing that without them, they had no hope of being paid a fair dollar for their wood, since the large forestry companies had all the … Continue reading FORESTRY: Private Woodlot Owners: Speaking out in New Brunswick. Maine owners should not hesitate.