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
How whale oil was replaced by a discovery in New Brunswick How a geological discovery in Albert County, NB helped save the whales by creating an alternate source of lamp oil. But the pressure hasn’t ended as subsequent articles will … Continue reading THE UNENDING HISTORY OF WHALING – ARTICLE 1 – KEROSENE
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
The results of research carried out on Grand Manan Island in the early 1960s. Read the digital version FREE or purchase a printed copy at: The Freshwater Fishes of Grand Manan By Art MacKay in PLACES – GRAND MANAN 16 … Continue reading PLACES: The Freshwater Fishes of Grand Manan
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 ….
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?
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
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?
Canadian scientists must discard their muzzles and focus on critical issues in our oceans. NOW! First published October 27, 2015. Updated November 26, 2018 Many Canadians are fully aware of the PMOs media “KGB” and the muzzles they placed on … Continue reading ISSUES: GULF OF MAINE IN DISTRESS – ACT NOW!
The bare hull was built and launched on speculation in 1989-1990 by Perini Navi at its newly acquired shipyard in Tuzla, İstanbul, but found no takers in the aftermath of the Gulf War. Tom Perkins, a keen yachtsman and the owner of the two Andromeda La … Continue reading SHIPS: Maltese Falcon – real luxury under sail.
Imagine, sailing ships and skyships plying the waters of the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine, moving goods back and forth along traditional trade routes that are centuries old. Imagine also that we design these ships to reduce impacts … Continue reading ISSUES: Do Sky Sails really reduce fuel consumption up to 50%?
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.