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

MILITARY DUMPSITES: PART 1 – How the Government of Canada responded to concerns in 2002

Part 1 – Information Petitions and Responses I request a moratorium on all oil and natural gas exploration in the near shore and offshore areas of Canada’s Atlantic coast, or a boundary similar in size that recently achieved by the … Continue reading MILITARY DUMPSITES: PART 1 – How the Government of Canada responded to concerns in 2002

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.