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

MYSTERY: 146 years ago this month. the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste was found empty and adrift at sea. What happened?

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?

LOOKING BACK: Right whale sightings still on the decline in Bay of Fundy – New Brunswick – 2015

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

SHIPWRECKS: SS Arrow leaks oil in Chedabucto Bay – Strange it never did that before!

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!

WHALES: A North Atlantic Mystery: Case of the Missing 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

OUTSIDE THE BOX: Community Economic Zones – Let’s Do Business!

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!