“For the last decade and a half, they have gotten greedy and have tried to put a million fish . . . in some little coves that probably shouldn’t have had more than 50,000 and everybody’s paying the price.” I’m … Continue reading ISSUES: 18 years have passed and the Bay of Fundy isn’t getting better.
Projected sea level rise will change many of our familiar coastal areas … like Maine’s famous Old Orchard Beach. The question is, “How will we respond?“ The possible changes are clear in these two map projections for a 2 degree … Continue reading ISSUES – SEA LEVEL RISE: Will it be the end of Old Orchard Beach as we know it?
So where have all our fish gone anyway? Think small! If you spend much time exploring the intertidal waters of Cobscook Bay, you are likely to have seen a variety of creatures that look like shrimp. Many shrimp-like invertebrates found … Continue reading ISSUES: If there’s nothing for fish to eat, there’s no fish for you to eat!
Canadian eel tracked on 2,400-kilometre migration to Sargasso Sea -1st direct evidence of eels migrating to tropical nursery By Emily Chung, CBC News Posted: Oct 27, 2015. Updated: December, 2018 10:50 The team attached satellite tags to 38 eels over three years. … Continue reading FISHERY: Where are all the missing eels? Mystery solved?
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?
Imagine taking 6 hours to travel 16 miles from North Head to southern Head! ABOUT Imagine catching the tides and the wind to slowly sail your way to visit Grand Manan. It’s 1891 and Samuel Adams Drake is exploring the … Continue reading EXPLORE: Prowling Grand Manan Island by sail, foot and horse, 1891
Gardens of coral discovered in Gulf of Maine Posted October 7, 2015, Reposted December 5, 2018 Pilots and scientists inside the control van of the remotely operated underwater vehicle view the underwater scene in real time, collecting samples, images, and … Continue reading MARINE LIFE: Gardens of coral discovered in Gulf of Maine
Lessons learned while protecting one of the Fundy areas most important areas ABOUT Occupying the shared border between Canada and the United States, Head Harbour Passage, Friars Roads, Western Passage, Passamaquoddy Bay, Cobscook Bay and St. Croix River Estuary … Continue reading ISSUE – LNG: Looking back on the 10 years battle to stop LNG development in Passamaquoddy Bay
There have been horrendous storms in the past. What impacts can we expect today? ABOUT: It was 149 years ago on October 5th that the Saxby Gale devastated the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Today storms of increasing intensity … Continue reading STORMS: What if Hurricane Patricia Struck the Fundy Area?
ORIGINALLY POSTED 2008. UPDATED 2018 Spy Hopping – Karen MacKay Here are some “odds and ends” of Killer whale records from the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. This beautiful whale is definitely rare. As a matter of … Continue reading KILLER WHALE RECORDS UPDATED – Rare but There!
Canadian scientists must discard their muzzles and focus on critical issues in our oceans. NOW! First published October 27, 2015. Updated November 26, 2018 Many Canadians are fully aware of the PMOs media “KGB” and the muzzles they placed on … Continue reading ISSUES: GULF OF MAINE IN DISTRESS – ACT NOW!
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.