BAY OF FUNDY: Where the Bay Becomes the Sea – a fragile and complex ecosystem.

“This is a documentary about the fragile and complex marine ecosystem in the Bay of Fundy. The film traces relationships within the food chain – from tiny plankton to birds and seals and finally to whales and humans. The film … Continue reading BAY OF FUNDY: Where the Bay Becomes the Sea – a fragile and complex ecosystem.

HISTORY: One of the most extensive and growing collection of articles about Atlantic Canada and beyond!

New Brunswick History and Other Stuff – See them all at johnwood1946 Table of Contents, Rev. December 19, 2018 The blog posts follow this Table of Contents, in the sequence shown. To access a particular post, copy and paste the title, or a … Continue reading HISTORY: One of the most extensive and growing collection of articles about Atlantic Canada and beyond!

BIRDS & WHALES: The Phalarope is Fundy’s “canary” … is it dead or dying.

June 18, 2018 – New concerns are being expressed about the decline of Right Whale populations and the impacts on commercial fishing. Why are whale migration patterns changing? How can we balance the threatened right whale population against the vital … Continue reading BIRDS & WHALES: The Phalarope is Fundy’s “canary” … is it dead or dying.

ISSUES: LePage tried to divert land conservation money to timber harvesting on Maine lands

I’ve lived in New Brunswick alongside Maine for most of my life. Apart from really serious problems related to its historical use of natural resources, the state has remained famous for its environment and its smart governance of its natural … Continue reading ISSUES: LePage tried to divert land conservation money to timber harvesting on Maine lands

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!