It is sad that Maine has not learned from the serious impacts clear-cutting has had in the Maritime Provinces. This will be followed by intense herbicide sprays designed to eliminate unwanted tree species creating what some refer to as a … Continue reading FORESTRY – ARCHIVE 2015: J.D. Irving gets exemption on Maine clear-cutting rules
With LNG developments still operating or underway in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, BC and elsewhere, does the 1726 treaty have application to current developments? ************************************** LOOKING BACK – 1726 British-Passamaquoddy Treaty Flummoxes Downeast LNG Jan 28, 2016 Robert Godfrey Proprietor … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: History Bites LNG Company in Passamaquoddy Bay.
During the process of researching our coastal lighthouses, I ran across this publication. If you would like to experience things the way they were, then this is a really great read and source of information. [pdf-embedder url=”https://archiveatlantic.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/126ca-anchor-to-windward.pdf”%5D https://archive.org/stream/anchortowindward006018mbp?ui=embed#mode/2up Continue reading EXPLORE: Sailing the Downeast coast in the 1930s
BY ARGUNNERS MAGAZINE ON APRIL 6, 2016 In the video above you’ll see aerial footage of ships left abandoned in Staten Island, NY., in a eerie graveyard of WWII-era ships nicknamed the “Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard”. The Arthur Kill ship graveyard … Continue reading EXPLORE: Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard: Eerie Graveyard of WWII-era ships
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
Another old post from 2007 – Scientists listen to endangered whales By Russ Bynum, Associated SAVANNAH, Ga. — Beneath the ocean, microphones listen around the clock for the mooing calls of endangered North Atlantic right whales in an eavesdropping experiment … Continue reading WHALES: Spying on animals is relatively inexpensive