Cooke fined $332,000, loses lease after Puget Sound salmon escape

Washington State officials have terminated a lease with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific and fined the company $332,000 after a state investigation conducted last month revealed it had not adequately maintained the net pen that failed last summer and … [Read more...]

Conservation works: study says smart stewardship is helping Maine lobster fishery withstand rising ocean temperatures

A study published last week shows that climate change is and will continue to have a major impact on lobster populations in the Gulf of Maine. The good news: conservation measures adopted by the state decades ago will ensure that the fishery so … [Read more...]

Baykeeper watching as world’s largest salmon farming company moves into Bay of Fundy

Our Fundy Baykeeper says he will be watching to see how the arrival of the world’s largest salmon farming company in the Bay of Fundy impacts the already stressed waters of New Brunswick’s iconic bay. Norway’s Marine Harvest, the world’s biggest … [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...]

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...]