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
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.
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
All of the basic information on Downeast forts and fortifications from the Canadian Maritimes to Cape Cod. Explore great sites and fascinating history. View the larger map. Click the symbol top right. Continue reading EXPLORE: Planning to explore Downeast Forts and Fortifications this year? Do a Virtual Tour Right Now
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.
Explore the Downeast coastal area from Labrador to Connecticut. Download the free digital copy or buy the book. New Publication (4) By Art MacKay in TRAVEL 98 pages, published 12/28/2018 This wikibook covers key information for the Downeast coast from Labrador … Continue reading EXPLORE: Starting to think about spring? Get all the basic Downeast travel info here.
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
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
More about the Mary Celeste Some artwork, passengers and crew, Arthur Conan Doyle who wrote the first article and an interesting newspaper article. [ngg src=”galleries” ids=”5″ display=”basic_imagebrowser”] See original post here: http://archiveatlantic.com/2018/12/21/mystery-146-years-ago-this-month-the-ghost-ship-mary-celeste-was-found-empty-and-adrift-at-sea-what-happened/ Source: thehindu.com Source: Curious to know and see: … Continue reading MYSTERIES: More on the ghost ship Mary Celeste
It’s true it’s over a 100 years now and Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree. First posted December 3, 2018. Reposted December 18, 2018 Halifax Explosion On December 6, 1917 at 9:00 AM, the Halifax Explosion severely destroyed … Continue reading HISTORY: It’s 100 years now but Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree.