Grand Manan was an important hunting area for natives from the Passamaquoddy Tribe. This publication provides an in-depth view of activities on Grand Manan in the 1800s. Click the first image to enlarge and read. Click Here to read and … Continue reading PEOPLE – Passamaquoddy Hunters on Grand Manan 1880
Sustainability? Have we forgotten lessons from the past? Or is big really better? In 1976, The New Alchemy Institute launched “The Ark” at Spry Point, PEI. Radical and innovative techniques showed the promise of combining alternate energy with food production … Continue reading ENERGY: The Sun Builders – Opportunities Lost – The Ark
An interesting new article about Fort Edward in Nova Scotia – from Saltwire. Click the first image to enlarge and read. Continue reading FORTS: Fort Edward in Windsor NS has some ghosts
Written some time ago this presentation examined all of the many positive reasons for maintaining this facility. These reasons have been totally ignored. One must assume that nuclear remains the primary thrust for NBPower. The St. Croix River and its … Continue reading ISSUES: OBSERVATIONS ON THE PROPOSED REMOVAL OF THE DAM AT MILLTOWN ON THE ST. CROIX RIVER at the NB & Maine Border
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
Treasures come in many packages … both real and imagined. Some, like the great gold hoax of Lubec, Maine, require both imagination as well as the gullible. Scroll this PDF to read this delightful story. Click here to read and … Continue reading TREASURE: The Great Saltwater Gold Hoax of Lubec Maine
Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe live in Maine and New Brunswick at the entrance to the Bay of Fundy. They have always depended for their sustenance on marine animals and plants, including porpoise and whales. The following is their current … Continue reading WHALING: Passamaquoddy Tribe on Porpoise Hunting Today
A great treasure hunt. Maybe you can find it? THE STORY Major Gilfred Studholm, in command of Fort Howe at Saint John, welcomed the Loyalists in 1783 and helped them settle in Saint John, NB and surrounding areas including Apohaqui. … Continue reading MYSTERIES: Where did Major Studholme hide his treasure and who will find it?
So what has changed since 2015? NOVEMBER 2015, UPDATED DECEMBER 2018 Once more, efforts are being made to build pipelines and build oil and gas infrastructure in Saint John. With the increased traffic and risks to the Bay of Fundy, environmentalists continue … Continue reading ISSUES: History shows we won’t stop Superport Fundy. So can we change history?
PART 4 | OCTOBER 28, 2015 Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results Story by Colin Woodard/ Staff WriterPhotos by Gregory Rec/ Staff Photographer Until two years ago, if you had walked down to the … Continue reading OCEAN WARMING – ARCHIVE 2015: Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results
Animal behaviour specialist says life in captivity is detrimental to whales By Nina Corfu, CBC News Posted: Nov 17, 2016 8:00 AM AT Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016 8:00 AM AT Aurora, a 20-year-old Beluga whale, swims with her calf at … Continue reading World’s first captive whale retirement home could be in Nova Scotia
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.