Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe live in Maine and New Brunswick at the entrance to the Bay of Fundy. They have always depended for their sustenance on marine animals and plants, including porpoise and whales. The following is their current … Continue reading WHALING: Passamaquoddy Tribe on Porpoise Hunting Today
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?
PART 4 | OCTOBER 28, 2015 Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results Story by Colin Woodard/ Staff WriterPhotos by Gregory Rec/ Staff Photographer Until two years ago, if you had walked down to the … Continue reading OCEAN WARMING – ARCHIVE 2015: Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results
Animal behaviour specialist says life in captivity is detrimental to whales By Nina Corfu, CBC News Posted: Nov 17, 2016 8:00 AM AT Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016 8:00 AM AT Aurora, a 20-year-old Beluga whale, swims with her calf at … Continue reading World’s first captive whale retirement home could be in Nova Scotia
“This is a documentary about the fragile and complex marine ecosystem in the Bay of Fundy. The film traces relationships within the food chain – from tiny plankton to birds and seals and finally to whales and humans. The film … Continue reading BAY OF FUNDY: Where the Bay Becomes the Sea – a fragile and complex ecosystem.
The following post from 2006 provides an interesting history of the New England Aquarium and Canadian Whale Institute in their continuing efforts to save the North Atlantic Right whale. I think it’s worth repeating a decade later. Art MacKay ******************************** By … Continue reading WHALES: Canadian Whale Institute delivers the message about the North Atlantic Right Whale
“The Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership is a virtual Institute, open to both individuals and groups who are interested in the well being of the Bay of Fundy. It is our goal to promote the integrity, vitality, biodiversity and productivity … Continue reading INFORMATION: You need to follow the Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership to get the latest
Most of us realize how important water is, but many don’t really understand how complex, diverse, and beautiful our freshwater ecosystem really is and how it is important to a huge diversity of plants and animals. This infographic was created … Continue reading WATER: East Coast Rivers & Streams Infographic
UPDATE: Learn more here http://www.whalemapp.org/ Abstract: This study investigates the use of a mobile application, Whale mAPP, as a citizen science tool for collecting marine mammal sighting data. In just over three months, 1261 marine mammal sightings were observed and … Continue reading WHALES: A new mobile app for citizen scientists reporting.
Red Bay, Labrador: Canada’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site story and photography by Keith and Heather Nicol, Saltscapes Magazine Atlantic Canada’s other UNESCO World Heritage sites Red Bay, Labrador joins the famous pyramids of Egypt and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef … Continue reading LABRADOR: A whale of a history – Saltscapes Magazine
Send your answers to admin@archiveatlantic dot com and we will enter you in the draw for a bird print of your choice. Start from page one and list from left to right. [pdf-embedder url=”https://archiveatlantic.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/815bf-coastal-birds_-can-you-identify-these-40-reasons.pdf” title=”COASTAL BIRDS_ Can you identify these 40 … Continue reading A CHALLENGE: Can you identify these 40 coastal birds?
On November 29, 2015, a rare North Atlantic right whale visited Bass Rocks, along the coast of Gloucester, MA. It spent about an hour and a half swimming very close to the shore, spy-hopping, rolling in the waves, … Continue reading WHALES: Young Right Whale having fun off Gloucester – Video