Betting big: Tesla completes world’s largest battery ahead of schedule

Tesla’s newest feat may help mitigate one of renewable energy’s most persistent problems — how to use it when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. In March, Tesla founder Elon Musk vowed on Twitter to deliver a battery system for South … [Read more...]

North Atlantic Right Whale death toll reaches 17

  Another North Atlantic right whale has been found dead on a beach on Nantucket Island, off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This brings the number of deaths to 17 for the year in Canadian and US waters, nearly 4 percent of the total right … [Read more...]

No longer any doubt neonics are killing bees, birds and more: scientists

A group of international scientists gathered in Ottawa today to say there is no longer any doubt that common neonicotinoid pesticides are killing bees. The scientists with the International Union for Conservation of Nature released an update to … [Read more...]

Canada, U.S. launch investigation into right whale deaths

Canada and the U.S. are launching a joint investigation into the deaths of 13 endangered North Atlantic right whales, after the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declared the die off an “unusual mortality event,” or … [Read more...]

Puget Sound on alert after Cooke Aquaculture salmon farm fails, releasing thousands

Puget Sound and its wild pacific salmon were put at risk last week when a net pen operated by Cooke Aquaculture that held more than 305,000 Atlantic salmon broke open near Cypress Island in Washington state. The company, like other salmon aquaculture … [Read more...]

Baykeeper calls for mandatory slow down of supertankers

A tenth north Atlantic right whale has been found dead, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) stated in a series of social media posts Tuesday evening. The carcass was found south of the River of Ponds area in Newfoundland by a DFO … [Read more...]

Nothing to celebrate: Balloons polluting Bay of Fundy

Next time you stop into the store to pick up a birthday balloon for someone you might want to stop and think about where it could end up. People working in the Bay of Fundy say they’ve seen more balloon garbage in the waters between New Brunswick and … [Read more...]

19th Annual Musquash Paddle – July 22

Fundy Baykeeper invites you to participate in a 10-km canoe or kayak paddle down the beautiful Musquash Estuary on Saturday, July 22 at 11 a.m. This fun event allows you to meander down the river and see the vast salt marshes, wildlife and … [Read more...]

What’s happening to the right whale?

In what marine biologists are calling an “unprecedented” and "catastrophic" event, at least six North Atlantic right whales have died this month in the Gulf of St. Lawrence for reasons yet unknown. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada … [Read more...]

From health to honeybees: Pollution impacts in Canada

A new report released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) shows that pollution - everything from city smog to salt runoff - is costing Canadians tens of billions of dollars every year. The report, “Cost of Pollution … [Read more...]