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

BIRDS: How the beautiful Harlequin Duck stalled a development in the Bay of Fundy

Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus On April 22, 2008, Joyce Morrell of Campobello sent around a photo of a single drake at Head Harbour Light House. That reminded me of a very short story about one of the most beautiful of the … Continue reading BIRDS: How the beautiful Harlequin Duck stalled a development in the Bay of Fundy

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?

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.