ISSUES: History shows we won’t stop Superport Fundy. So can we change history?

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?

OCEAN WARMING – ARCHIVE 2015: Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results

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

FISHERIES HISTORY – The Study that led to the sea urchin roe industry in the Bay of Fundy and beyond.

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.

WHALES: Canadian Whale Institute delivers the message about the North Atlantic Right Whale

The following post from 2006 provides an interesting history of the New England Aquarium and Canadian Whale Institute in their continuing efforts to save the North Atlantic Right whale.  I think it’s worth repeating a decade later.  Art MacKay ******************************** By … Continue reading WHALES: Canadian Whale Institute delivers the message about the North Atlantic Right Whale

REPORTS: The Environmental Health of the St. Croix Estuary 1604 – 2004

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 REPORTS: The Environmental Health of the St. Croix Estuary 1604 – 2004

POLLUTION: The history of pollution in the St. Croix Estuary can be a model for other east coast Locations.

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.

ENTANGLEMENT: What to do if you encounter a marine mammal in trouble.

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.