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

BIRDS: How the beautiful Harlequin Duck stalled a development in the Bay of Fundy

Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus On April 22, 2008, Joyce Morrell of Campobello sent around a photo of a single drake at Head Harbour Light House. That reminded me of a very short story about one of the most beautiful of the … Continue reading BIRDS: How the beautiful Harlequin Duck stalled a development in the Bay of Fundy

ISSUES: Did you know that Canada is bound by the Law of the Sea to protect endangered whales, their habitat and feed?

I’m currently researching once more the various treaties and laws that oblige the Government of Canada to protect Right Whales, Finbacks, Porpoise, their habitat, and forage. It is clear at the outset that Canada is obliged to protect the Bay … Continue reading ISSUES: Did you know that Canada is bound by the Law of the Sea to protect endangered whales, their habitat and feed?

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!