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
The Passamaquoddy Area of the Bay of Fundy is one of the most important on the east coast. ABOUT When billions of tons of water rush in and out through Head Harbour Passage twice each day, something magical happens. … Continue reading EXPLORE: The Quoddy Region where something “magical” happens.
Vermont covered bridges are lovely to look at and they are steeped in history. Source: Vermont Covered Bridges Have you ever seen a Vermont covered bridge? Scroll down this page to see images of covered bridges in the state of … Continue reading Vermont Covered Bridges
Lance Tapley POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 Editor’s note: This is the second story in a three-part series investigating the Irving corporate presence in Maine and New Brunswick and its implications for the state’s future. SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK — If … Continue reading New Brunswick, the Irving company’s province – Pine Tree Watch
Lake Winnipesaukee Mystery Stone For its size New Hampshire seems to have a large number of mysteries and many of these are found in numerous writings online and offline. My family duties are keeping me close to home lately so … Continue reading MYSTERIES: New Hampshire mystery stone baffles the experts
Grand Manan produces dulse for the world Roughly 1 million pounds of wet dulse is harvested from Grand Manan’s Dark Harbour annually CBC News Posted: Jan 23, 2016 4:30 PM AT Last Updated: Jan 23, 2016 5:50 PM AT Dulse … Continue reading SEAFOOD: Grand Manan, NB produces dulse for the world
It seems every island makes the claim that Captain Kidd buried treasure there and as this colourful story from 1930 shows, Grand Manan is no exception … and they have “Money Cove” to prove it. TREASURE_ The Legend of Captain Kidd’s … Continue reading TREASURE: Did Captain Kidd bury treasure at Money Cove, Grand Manan?
THE STORY: Many of us believe that a mystery unexplained remains a mystery and this seems to be true for Isle Haute, a particularly isolated and rugged island lying off Minas Basin in the Bay of Fundy. While the professionals that … Continue reading TREASURE: Pirate Ned Low, Captain Kidd and the Treasure of Isle Haute, NS
Red Bay, Labrador: Canada’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site story and photography by Keith and Heather Nicol, Saltscapes Magazine Atlantic Canada’s other UNESCO World Heritage sites Red Bay, Labrador joins the famous pyramids of Egypt and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef … Continue reading LABRADOR: A whale of a history – Saltscapes Magazine
Campobello Island does not have year around direct access to the Canadian mainland. The following presentation provides an outline of a recent study carried out to determine the best way to resolve this problem. Allow enough time for the flipbook … Continue reading ISSUES: Details of the Campobello Ferry Study
An extremely powerful video about Northern Pulp’s Boat Harbour and Mill. The killing of aquatic life began immediately on startup in 1960. Reminds me of the death of the St. Croix River and Estuary starting around the same time. In both cases promises … Continue reading POLLUTION: The truth about Boat Harbour mill pollution and the Northumberland Strait