This historical research led to the establishment of the sea urchin roe industry in the Bay of Fundy and along the Atlantic coast. Many of the cautions were not observed and culturing methods that were worked out back then are … Continue reading FISHERIES HISTORY – The Study that led to the sea urchin roe industry in the Bay of Fundy and beyond.
“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
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.
ARCHIVE 2015 Tim and Amy Sheehan, co-owners of Gulf of Maine Inc. in Pembroke, are bringing innovation to the tradition-bound clamming industry in Washington County. Their efforts appear to be paying off: They anticipate gross sales of $2 million … Continue reading BUSINESS – ARCHIVE 2015: Maine Company seeks to build up clamming in Maine’s poorest county
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 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.
Jerry Lockett’s fabulous video tells the full story about the mystery ship Mary Celeste. Mary Celeste: Nova Scotia’s Mystery Ship from Jerry Lockett on Vimeo. Continue reading MYSTERIES: Mary Celeste – Nova Scotia’s Mystery Ship – The Video
A collection of coastal bird images from contributors to the blog “I Love Quoddy Wild” and public domain sources. Compiled by Art MacKay, December 2016 Identify the birds here and in the field with this classic: Peterson Field Guide to … Continue reading SEABIRDS: 40 Good reasons to protect our part of the Atlantic Ocean
The remarkable story of the discovery of the Whydah and its treasures. Barry Clifford found Whydah’s wreck in 1984, relying heavily on Southack’s 1717 map of the wreck site – a modern-day, true-to-life “pirate treasure map” leading to what was at … Continue reading TREASURE: The Wreck of the Pirate Ship Whydah
Larus philadelphia (Ord) Photo Wikipedia These beautiful little gulls are distinguished by their slaty black hood contrasting with white plumage and a back and wings of pearly gray. The bill is black and the legs and feet orange-red. They … Continue reading MARINE LIFE – BIRDS – The Beautiful Bonaparte’s Gull