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

THE UNENDING HISTORY OF WHALING – ARTICLE 2 – MARGARINE

How whale oil created Unilever While a geological discovery in Albert County, NB took pressure off whales by creating an alternate source of lamp oil, a new demand kept the pressure on for decades after. *********************************************** [pdf-embedder url=”https://archiveatlantic.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/0e425-the-unending-history-of-whaling-article-2-margarine.pdf” title=”THE UNENDING … Continue reading THE UNENDING HISTORY OF WHALING – ARTICLE 2 – MARGARINE

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?

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?