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
Who are you going to call if you see a marine mammal in distress? The Campobello Whale Rescue Team will respond to calls about marine mammals found in distress. 1-866-567-6277 In partnership with the Marine Animal Response Society and Fisheries … Continue reading ENTANGLEMENT: What to do if you encounter a marine mammal in trouble.
There are a couple of problems with the article below. Firstly, 15 days in the field does not a season make. One would hope that whale watch companies from New Brunswick, Maine and Nova Scotia are contributing their sightings and … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: Right whale sightings still on the decline in Bay of Fundy – New Brunswick – 2015
With LNG developments still operating or underway in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, BC and elsewhere, does the 1726 treaty have application to current developments? ************************************** LOOKING BACK – 1726 British-Passamaquoddy Treaty Flummoxes Downeast LNG Jan 28, 2016 Robert Godfrey Proprietor … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: History Bites LNG Company in Passamaquoddy Bay.
Written 13 years ago, the battle was to prove that right whales were common at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy. That was done. Now, another change and another challenge has emerged as the rights have moved north into … Continue reading WHALES: Looking Back – Right Whales Lay Claim to Historic Grounds
Common Marine Life of the Gulf of Maine – Views: 2,175 Information sheets for 27 species of plants and invertebrates commonly found in the intertidal area in the Gulf of Maine and Bay of Fundy. Great for teachers and tour guides. Each … Continue reading MARINE LIFE: A Guide to Common Marine Life of the Gulf of Maine
THE STORY You can make it fancy or the way I really like it … plain old fried dough with wild strawberry jam or just slathered with real butter! It seems like yesterday rather than 60 years ago … Continue reading FOOD: Remembering Fried Dough – An Original Fundy Wonder
THE VISUALS THE STORY The health of the oceans depends on a complex food web which ultimate depends on the sun providing energy for photosynthesis by tiny plants called phytoplankton which, in turn, serve as food for equally tiny little … Continue reading KRILL – A VITAL OCEAN FORAGE SPECIES
We’ve been checking the potential impacts from sea level rise around the Bay of Fundy and northern Gulf of Maine. Although there are some real worries like the Point Lepreau Nuclear Power Plant, for the most part we are … Continue reading CLIMATE CHANGE: Tidal rise is predicted to have catastrophic impacts on Boston.
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
A Natural History of Brier Island was originally published in 1977 as a report to Parks Canada about the feasibility of Brier Island as a marine park. We have had many requests for these reports through the years and this … Continue reading PLACES: A Natural History of Brier Island