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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...]

EcoNews – The curious claw of #PepsiLobster

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you the story of the '#PepsiLobster' caught off Grand Manan and what our Fundy Baykeeper says it means about the state of coastal waters in NB and abroad; we make it easy for you to spread the true spirit of the … [Read more...]

Pepsi can imprint on Bay of Fundy lobster tells story of pollution problem in NB coastal waters

The Fundy Baykeeper says an unusual catch in the waters off Grand Manan tells the story of a dishearteningly common and pervasive problem in our oceans: the abundance of human-made garbage. The CBC reports that Grand Manan lobster fisher … [Read more...]

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Conservation Council’s recommendations for a strong water strategy

The Conservation Council has submitted comments on the Department of Environment and Local Government’s draft water strategy, A Water Strategy for New Brunswick 2018-2028. Following the release of the draft water strategy, we created a free … [Read more...]

Dallas McQuarrie wins 2nd Annual Beth Mclaughlin Environmental Journalism Award

Dallas McQuarrie, a Kent County-based journalist who has written about forestry mismanagement, Aboriginal title claims, and other pressing environmental issues in New Brunswick, is this year’s first-place recipient of the Beth McLaughlin … [Read more...]

Read the debate over the motion on glyphosate spraying in NB

On Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, elected officials in New Brunswick's Legislative Assembly debated a motion about the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides in the province's Crown forest. The motion, brought forward by Gagetown-Petitcodiac MLA Ross … [Read more...]

Shiny rooftop on Priestman Street: FHS getting NB’s biggest solar array

Sunny news! Fredericton High School will soon be home to the largest solar panel array in New Brunswick. The Daily Gleaner reported on Nov. 9 that the panels are already being installed on the roof of FHS, located on Priestman Street in the … [Read more...]

New book features Upper Miramichi’s dream for a community forest

“Deep in the heart of the New Brunswick forest in a place where a mighty river flows is a dream of a community forest,” opens the chapter by the Conservation Council’s Tracy Glynn about the efforts by Upper Miramichi residents in a new book on … [Read more...]

Have your say on a water protection strategy for NB!

In 2016, the provincial government announced it would develop a water strategy that would update New Brunswick’s outdated way of protecting water. The draft, A Water Protection Strategy for New Brunswick 2018-2028, has now been released, and the … [Read more...]

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