WHALES: The Gulf of Maine Oil Business – a Century Ago

This whole article gives a brilliant portrait of life one hundred years ago, but the whale tale was particularly revealing as it spoke to the continued pressure right whales have suffered along our Gulf of Maine coast for hundred of years. Continue reading WHALES: The Gulf of Maine Oil Business – a Century Ago

WHALES: Why are they starving, having fewer young and wandering for food?

THE ISSUE: Why are whales starving, wandering far afield and producing fewer young? It’s a complex of answers that includes impacts from new chemicals dumped by municipal and business sewage, acidification, temperature changes, forest and agricultural sprays, microplastics, mortalities of … Continue reading WHALES: Why are they starving, having fewer young and wandering for food?

ISSUES: Americans respond to Canadian drilling plans adjacent to Georges Banks

It should be obvious by now that actions like offshore drilling are no longer just local in scope and concern. George’s Banks has been recognized as a vital resources and has just had its protection extended in the US. In … Continue reading ISSUES: Americans respond to Canadian drilling plans adjacent to Georges Banks