Many studies have been carried out in the St. Croix River Estuary over the past 100 years or so. In general, they had relatively narrow and project-specific objectives which were not related to measuring long-term change or assessing the environmental … Continue reading ISSUES: The Environmental Health of the St. Croix Estuary 1604 – 2004
“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 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
Campobello Island does not have year around direct access to the Canadian mainland. The following presentation provides an outline of a recent study carried out to determine the best way to resolve this problem. Allow enough time for the flipbook … Continue reading ISSUES: Details of the Campobello Ferry Study
An extremely powerful video about Northern Pulp’s Boat Harbour and Mill. The killing of aquatic life began immediately on startup in 1960. Reminds me of the death of the St. Croix River and Estuary starting around the same time. In both cases promises … Continue reading POLLUTION: The truth about Boat Harbour mill pollution and the Northumberland Strait
Free to read digitally and download. Printed copies can be purchased. Water Quality History – St. Croix River Estuary By Art MacKay in POLLUTION 14 pages, published 1/21/2019 The history of degradation of water quality in the St. Croix Estuary … Continue reading POLLUTION: The history of pollution in the St. Croix Estuary can be a model for other east coast Locations.
While the concept of Ocean Energy Thermal Conversion goes back 40 years or more and resembles in some ways the thermal conversion systems used for land-based buildings, the ocean based version seems not to have grown substantially since this report … Continue reading ENERGY: Ocean Energy Thermal Conversion – An option for the Atlantic Coast? – UPDATE
It is sad that Maine has not learned from the serious impacts clear-cutting has had in the Maritime Provinces. This will be followed by intense herbicide sprays designed to eliminate unwanted tree species creating what some refer to as a … Continue reading FORESTRY – ARCHIVE 2015: J.D. Irving gets exemption on Maine clear-cutting rules
There’s a Fundy story about a fisherman visiting his old boat at the wharf. It is sunk … totally sunk. “Funny.” he says, “I can’t figure it out. It never did that before.” Some folks (mostly mainlanders) don’t get it and … Continue reading SHIPWRECKS: SS Arrow leaks oil in Chedabucto Bay – Strange it never did that before!
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!
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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