EcoNews — Five things to love on Valentine’s Day

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you a feel-good list of five things we just know you'll love on this Valentine's Day — from celebrating a big win for our ocean and coastlines to giving you the chance to write your love letter to nature in New … [Read more...]

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...]

Good news for the Bay of Fundy: statement on new Fisheries Act

Attention New Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director, and Matt Abbott, the Fundy Baykeeper. issued the following statement with respect to the introduction of the new national Fisheries Act. "The new law that protects Canada’s fisheries and … [Read more...]

World Wetlands Day: keep your feet dry with our virtual tour!

Bog. Fen. Swamp. Marsh. These words may conjure up images of stagnant and muddy water, but the truth is these different types of wetlands can be beautiful, peaceful, and full of life. They are also critical for the health of New Brunswick’s … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Smart stewardship, help for whales, and a big ‘thank you!’

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you a great story about conservation in action from the Gulf of Maine and Bay of Fundy; we give you our reaction to and analysis of the long-awaited New Brunswick water protection strategy, and then our less … [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...]

New measures to help right whales’ safe passage

The federal government announced new measures this week aimed at helping North Atlantic right whales return to the Gulf of St. Lawrence next summer. Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc introduced four changes to the snow crab fishery … [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...]

Corbett on the provincial water protection strategy

The provincial water protection strategy, released just before Christmas, lays out smart steps to protect water, an ambitious timeline to enact them, and demonstrates what can happen when people speak up for clean water. That was the message our … [Read more...]

Statement on provincial water protection strategy

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director, released the following statement with respect to today’s announcement about a provincial water strategy: “The provincial water strategy released today includes short-term and long-term … [Read more...]

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