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
This great article outlines the mystery of the Mary Celeste … a vessel from Atlantica that was found abandoned on its way to Italy. There are many theories. What do you think happened? *********************** On the same date, 143 years … Continue reading MYSTERY: 146 years ago this month. the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste was found empty and adrift at sea. What happened?
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
There are a couple of problems with the article below. Firstly, 15 days in the field does not a season make. One would hope that whale watch companies from New Brunswick, Maine and Nova Scotia are contributing their sightings and … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: Right whale sightings still on the decline in Bay of Fundy – New Brunswick – 2015
There’s a Fundy story about a fisherman visiting his old boat at the wharf. It is sunk … totally sunk. “Funny.” he says, “I can’t figure it out. It never did that before.” Some folks (mostly mainlanders) don’t get it and … Continue reading SHIPWRECKS: SS Arrow leaks oil in Chedabucto Bay – Strange it never did that before!
Times have changed. This menu for a Luncheon at The American Museum of Natural History featured whale steak! More at: https://issuu.com/artmackay/docs/whaleonthemenu Continue reading HISTORY: Did you know that whale was on the menu at the American Museum of Natural History in 1918
Larus philadelphia (Ord) Photo Wikipedia These beautiful little gulls are distinguished by their slaty black hood contrasting with white plumage and a back and wings of pearly gray. The bill is black and the legs and feet orange-red. They … Continue reading MARINE LIFE – BIRDS – The Beautiful Bonaparte’s Gull
How desire and vision changed the community on Fogo Island, Newfoundland Investing in a community on a remote island in Newfoundland. Read this remarkable story from the Globe and Mail! Give the following flipbook time to load so you can … Continue reading EXPLORE: World-class Fogo Island, Newfoundland – The remarkable story of Zita Cobb.
Originally posted in 2008. Updated November 2018 ENVIRONMENTALIST IS A NASTY WORD … APPARENTLY in 2008, I ran a community non-profit with a mandate to promote a sustainable environment four our community and I must now admit that every time … Continue reading Activists, Anarchists, Environmentalists and Whales
The following report from Yale speaks to possible changes in the North Atlantic that are influencing the distribution of North Atlantic Right Whales. These changes continue in 2015 with summer population shifts from the Bay of Fundy to the Gulf … Continue reading WHALES: A North Atlantic Mystery: Case of the Missing Whales
NOVEMBER 17, 2015 FILE PHOTO / JAMES MCCARTHY Habib Dagher, director of UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, in front of the VolturnUS prototype wind turbine deployed off the shores of Castine in 2014. BY JAMES MCCARTHY Monday’s announcement that … Continue reading ENERGY: UMaine offshore wind project ‘back in the game’ | Mainebiz
Under the United National Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), we have established Zones of influence over our oceans. They are less than perfect, but there are legal mechanisms for settling disputes, although ultimately “power”, financial or physical, … Continue reading OUTSIDE THE BOX: Community Economic Zones – Let’s Do Business!