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 that holds and maintains water that is vital to … Continue reading ISSUES – How deforestation of the Amazon has led to issues that threaten our global future. Meanwhile here at home ….
LNG presents fire risks, pollution risks, transport risks, marine fauna risk and greenhouse gas emissions. Spending 10 years helping to protect Passamaquoddy Bay from several proposed LNG terminals, led to the accumulation of a lot of information on LNG and … Continue reading ISSUES – LNG is good for the environment you say … really?
An interesting articles on the importance of Mysid shrimp to the groundfish in the Bay of Fundy, principally at Passamaquoddy Bay. Mysids Make Winter Meal for Groundfish (Published in The Quoddy Tides, December 28, 2001) If you spend much time … Continue reading FISHERIES: The importance of Mysid shrimp to the ground fishery in Passamaquoddy Bay
By JUSTINE E. HAUSHEER JANUARY 21, 2019 Rappahannock Oyster Co in Topping, Virginia. Photo © Jason Houston Nets of diseased, lice-ridden salmon. Escapee fish polluting the gene pools of wild populations. Miles of mangroves bulldozed to build shrimp farms. Aquaculture … Continue reading ISSUES: Aquaculture Could Be Conservation’s Secret Weapon – Before you lose it … read it!
The following was posted back in 2016 when concerns about the proposed pipeline were being expressed. We are publishing it here again since it speaks to the impacts such a pipeline would have on Atlantica in general and, in particular, … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: What would a proposed tar sands pipeline to the Bay of Fundy mean for the area?
>GET A PRINTED COPY Click to access 5993b-health-of-st.-croix-estuary-final-3.pdf Continue reading ISSUES: The Environmental Health of the St. Croix Estuary 1604 – 2004
This interesting article discusses a tracking device found on Deer Island and the unique use it is put to trying to determine the location and movements of native Atlantic salmon stocks. As interesting as it is, there are serious questions … Continue reading ISSUES: Article on Tracking Native Salmon with Special Devices.
Educational package for our Forestry Files. Available at Teachers Pay Teachers. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/HEALTHY-FORESTS-MEAN-A-HEALTHY-PLANET-7246191 Click to access our-forests-learning-why-they-are-important-for-a-healthy-planet-resource-file.pdf Continue reading EDUCATION: OUR FORESTS Why they are important for a healthy planet.