Environment and Climate Change Canada Reluctant to Enforce Regulations against Aquaculture Operators

For Immediate Release - Sept. 26, 2017 Environment and Climate Change Canada Reluctant to Enforce Regulations against Aquaculture Operators K’JIPUKTUK/HALIFAX — A retired Environment Canada employee and conservation and environmental law … [Read more...]

Moncton restaurant cuts out plastic straws entirely

Congratulations to St. James Gate for making efforts to reduce its ecological footprint! The local company’s restaurants in Moncton, Dieppe and Shediac are no longer offering plastic straws to their customers. According to the owner, Kolin Barely, … [Read more...]

September EcoNews: All about spray, schools and salmon

In this edition of EcoNews, we show you which communities’ drinking water supply zones are being sprayed with glyphosate-based herbicides; bring you an update on Petitcodiac residents’ quest to end the controversial spraying in their region; give you … [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...]

Happy World Oceans Day

On this World Oceans Day, millions of people from across our blue planet will join together to celebrate our oceans, including New Brunswickers' beloved Atlantic Ocean. World Oceans Day has been celebrated every year on June 8 after thousands of … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Trump or Turnip?

In this week’s edition of EcoNews we invite you to learn more about how Marine Protected Areas can promote sustainable coastal economies and thriving habitats for wildlife, bring you our initial reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump's Paris Accord … [Read more...]

Baykeeper win reflects strong tradition of environmental action in our Bay of Fundy

Our Fundy Baykeeper has been awarded the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s highest honour for outstanding contributions to the conservation of Atlantic Canada’s most iconic fish. The T.B. ‘Happy’ Fraser Award has been given since 1975 to an individual … [Read more...]

EcoNews — A top honour for the Fundy Baykeeper

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you to join us in congratulating our Fundy Baykeeper, Matt Abbott, who last night was awarded the Atlantic Salmon Federation's top honour. We also have the latest news on Parlee Beach pollution, our first take on … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper receives Atlantic Salmon Federation’s top honour

ASF selects Matt Abbott, Fundy Baykeeper, as T.B. ‘Happy’ Fraser recipient ST. ANDREWS – The Fundy Baykeeper, a program of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, has been selected to receive the T.B. ‘Happy’ Fraser award by the Atlantic Salmon … [Read more...]

Conservation Council applauds Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans report on Fisheries Act

FREDERICTON –The Conservation Council, in collaboration with Canadian environmental organizations, wrote to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans on March 7, 2017, thanking the entire membership of the House of Commons … [Read more...]