DID YOU KNOW? This Uninhabited Island Off of Massachusetts Is Littered With Bombs

Whether wildlife refuge, research destination or restored traditional homeland, the fate of Nomans Land is up for debate By James Freitas, Hakai Magazine SMITHSONIANMAG.COMMARCH 16, 2021 12:00PM Nomans Land, Massachusetts, is unusual for the heavily populated New England coast. The island could … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW? This Uninhabited Island Off of Massachusetts Is Littered With Bombs

EXPLORE: Can you find the lost city of Norumbega … Is it somewhere in New England?

Art MacKay Norumbega, or Nurembega, is a legendary settlement in northeastern North America which appeared on many early maps from the 1500s until American colonization. The word “Norumbega” was originally spelled Oranbega in Giovanni da Verrazzano’s 1529 map of America, and the word is believed … Continue reading EXPLORE: Can you find the lost city of Norumbega … Is it somewhere in New England?

PLACES: Maine – Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

Placer and lode gold have been found in Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Knox, Oxford, Somerset, Waldo and Washington Counties. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting. Always seek permission from property owners and obtain any necessary permits prior … Continue reading PLACES: Maine – Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

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

CANADA IS BOUND BY LAW OF THE SEA TO PROTECT ENDANGERED WHALES, THEIR HABITAT, AND THEIR FORAGE (Updated February 14, 2020) I’m currently researching once more the various treaties and laws that oblige the Government of Canada to protect Right … Continue reading ISSUES: Did you know that Canada is bound by the Law of the Sea to protect endangered whales, their habitat and feed?

ISSUES: Bambi reports on deer life today … not heard from since 2008.

ANNUAL REPORT 2019 N.B. Deer Association, Charlotte Co. Division EDITORS NOTE: It’s been 8 years since we last received a report from Bambi Deerburger. We just found this current version in an email that came from an address in St. … Continue reading ISSUES: Bambi reports on deer life today … not heard from since 2008.

BUSINESS: THE REAL STORY behind the bankruptcy of Connors Brothers Ltd & Bumble Bee Foods LLC

I remember when Connors was acquired by George Weston Ltd. in 1967. At the time, it was mainly just another takeover by the big boys, with the usual  siphoning off of our resource dollars to folks far, far away. But … Continue reading BUSINESS: THE REAL STORY behind the bankruptcy of Connors Brothers Ltd & Bumble Bee Foods LLC

Fundy Tides: How deforestation of the Amazon has led to fires that threaten our global future. Meanwhile here at home ….

How deforestation of the Amazon has led to fires. Anyone who has visited a true rain forest, whether in the Amazon, British Columbia, or Asia, must be struck by the dampness below the massive canopy of ancient trees, a canopy … Continue reading Fundy Tides: How deforestation of the Amazon has led to fires that threaten our global future. Meanwhile here at home ….

MYSTERY: 146 years ago this month. the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste was found empty and adrift at sea. What happened? – ARCHIVE ATLANTIC

This great article outlines the mystery of the Mary Celeste … a vessel from Atlantica that was found abandoned on its way to Italy. There are many theories. What do you think happened? *********************** On the same date, 143 years ago, on December 4, 1872, a ship was sighted adrift midway between the Azores and the coast of Portugal. She was spotted by the British brigantine Dei Gratia. Captain David Morehouse, saw that the unguided vessel was Mary Celeste . He was surprised as just eight days earlier, it had sailed out of New York and should have arrived at its … Continue reading MYSTERY: 146 years ago this month. the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste was found empty and adrift at sea. What happened? – ARCHIVE ATLANTIC

Fundy Tides: Lessons We Need to Learn from Ancient Aquaculture Technology

Sustainable Ancient Aquaculture – National Geographic Society (blogs) Lessons We Can Learn from Ancient Aquaculture Technology Use plant-based feeds instead of wild fish; Use integrated polyculture practices such as IMTA; Reduce nitrogen and chemical pollution through multi-trophic aquaculture; Reduce escapes … Continue reading Fundy Tides: Lessons We Need to Learn from Ancient Aquaculture Technology

ISSUE – SPRAYS: You really don’t want to watch this video!

You really don’t want to watch this video! In this video, Dr. Thiery Vrain tells you why you should be concerned about glyphosate in virtually all of your food. It’s a long video, but you need to know this even … Continue reading ISSUE – SPRAYS: You really don’t want to watch this video!

ISSUE: FOREIGN FISH INTRODUCTIONS: Let he who is without sin ….

Early involvement in the aquaculture industry, the Atlantic Salmon Federation and several environmental non- profits, led to the accumulation of historical information on the introduction of non-native strains of Atlantic salmon as well as other species of fish, into virtually … Continue reading ISSUE: FOREIGN FISH INTRODUCTIONS: Let he who is without sin ….

Pocahontas Shrouded in Myth: A Princess Goes to England | Ancient Origins

Pocahontas Shrouded in Myth: A Princess Goes to England (Read the original article here at ancient-origins) As Ancient Origins reported in its article “The True Story of Pocahontas as Not Told by Disney,” the real life Pocahontas was different from her portrayal in the 1995 animated feature film. However, the image of a young Indian princess risking everything for her love, John Smith, has gripped the popular imagination and will not let go. Aside from the fact that Pocahontas and John Smith were never an item (she was perhaps 10 years old when they first met), Disney’s Pocahontas fails to … Continue reading Pocahontas Shrouded in Myth: A Princess Goes to England | Ancient Origins

ADVENTURES: Top Places to Celebrate Mardi Gras in New England

Mardi Gras in New England guide. Here are the top places to celebrate Mardi Gras in Boston, Burlington, Hartford and other New England locations. What do New Orleans and New England have in common? Well… they both start with “New” and have the same number of letters. Oh, and they both have fabulous Mardi Gras celebrations! Granted, New England can’t truly hold a candle to New Orleans when it comes to Mardi Gras revelry and debauchery. (This may have something to do with the fact that it’s still incredibly cold in New England in February.) That said, if you find … Continue reading ADVENTURES: Top Places to Celebrate Mardi Gras in New England

Glooscap Legends Illustrated – printed or digital

The Glooscap legends Illustrated with new enhanced images By Art MacKay in Native American 32 pages, published 2/18/2017 Glooscap or Glooskap is featured in legends and stories from New England to Newfoundland and Labrador. In fact, recent writers have speculated … Continue reading Glooscap Legends Illustrated – printed or digital