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...]

Join us for an Open House on Marine Protected Areas

The federal government wants to know what you think about Marine Protected Areas. The Government of Canada is taking the next step toward fulfilling its international commitment to protect five per cent of Canada's marine and coastal areas by … [Read more...]

Live Wild — Together for New Brunswick Biodiversity

The importance of our province’s biodiversity needs more attention, so we are thrilled to be part of the team that worked on a logo to create more awareness of our plants and wildlife and to build public interest in preserving them. The logo was … [Read more...]

Top 10 Moments for Our Environment in 2015

Here at Conserver House we’re experiencing above normal levels of the warm and fuzzies when thinking about the New Year. Why? Because 2015 opened the door for so many possibilities in the year ahead! Here’s our list of Top 10 environmental … [Read more...]

TransCanada’s Revised Energy East Application More Than Doubles Number of Oil Tankers in Bay of Fundy and along U.S. East Coast

Over 75% of Energy East Pipeline Capacity Would be Exported out of Saint John Dec. 17, Saint John — TransCanada’s revised Energy East pipeline application filed today would more than double the number of oil tankers carrying tar sands oil through … [Read more...]

Healthy Bays: We’re patrolling it.

Membership month at CCNB is all about encouraging long time and new supporters alike to be part of our work. By becoming a member, a monthly donor or renewing your membership you join hundreds of your fellow New Brunswickers who help us speak up for … [Read more...]

A step toward sustainable aquaculture in the Maritimes

The staff at Conserver House and our Fundy Baykeeper are applauding the efforts and persistence of a Nova Scotia company for successfully raising Atlantic salmon in a fish farm on dry land. Sustainable Blue, based in Centre Burlington, N.S., has … [Read more...]

Commentary: TransCanada’s Energy East Pipeline is too much risk for the Bay of Fundy

This commentary appeared in the Monday, Aug. 24 edition of the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal and the Thursday, Sept. 17 edition of The Daily Gleaner.  BY MATTHEW ABBOTT The Energy East Pipeline project, a proposal of Alberta-based TransCanada … [Read more...]

New Report Shows TransCanada’s Proposed Energy East Pipeline Project A Major Risk for the Communities of the Bay of Fundy-Gulf of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 New Report Shows TransCanada’s Proposed Energy East Pipeline Project A Major Risk for the Communities of the Bay of Fundy-Gulf of Maine FREDERICTON — The Conservation Council of New Brunswick … [Read more...]