No Habitat, No Fish – Groups launch petition to speed up the restoration of the Fisheries Act

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve environmental protection of Canada's fresh and saltwater, the Conservation Council is support a petition to restore habitat protections under the Fisheries Act. The Conservation Council has worked for … [Read more...]

World Wetlands Day – CCNB Celebrates with a Virtual Tour of New Brunswick Wetlands

In honour of World Wetlands Day, Feb. 2, the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and New Brunswick wildlife and conservation photographer Nick Hawkins have teamed up to create a virtual tour of NB wetlands and the wildlife that rely on them. To … [Read more...]

Climate change impacts on the Gulf of Maine-Bay of Fundy explored

Last Friday the Portland Press Herald released the final instalment in its six-part series entitled Mayday: Gulf of Maine in Distress by staff writer Colin Woodard and staff photographer Gregory Rec. The series is well written, well researched, … [Read more...]

TransCanada’s Energy East Pipeline: Too Much Risk for the Bay of Fundy-Gulf of Maine

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick has released a report on the potential impacts of TransCanada's Energy East pipeline project on the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. The report explores the many risks to whales and other wildlife in the Bay … [Read more...]

CCNB’s Inka Milewski gives Senate Fisheries Committee a reality check on Aquaculture Regulation in Canada

CCNB's Science Advisor, Inka Milewski, recently presented before the Senate Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans concerning their study into the 'regulation of aquaculture, current challenges and future prospects for the industry in … [Read more...]

CCNB’s Inka Milewski discusses odours from oil transport and storage with CBC Radio

Conservation Council Science Advisor Inka Milewski spoke to CBC Information Morning Saint John about the odors being emitted from the Irving Oil rail terminal, refinery, marine terminal and oil storage facilities. Inka discussed Ecosorb, a product … [Read more...]

CBC Radio learns about Black Beach from the Fundy Baykeeper

Fundy Baykeeper Matt Abbott Shows CBC Reporter Deborah Irvine Anderson around Black Beach Deborah Irvine Anderson from CBC Radio Saint John joined Fundy Baykeeper Matt Abbott to learn all about Black Black on the shores of the Musquash Estuary. … [Read more...]

Energy East Pipeline route crosses 961 waterways: report

Council of Canadians says oil spill could contaminate ground water, marine environment CBC News Poster Aug 18, 2014 A new report from the Council of Canadians says the Energy East Pipeline would cross and endanger 961 waterways that are important … [Read more...]

Statement in Response to Energy East: Where Oil Meets Water report

Right Whale, Danielle Dion 2010 August 19th, 2014 (Fredericton, NB) Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, released the following statement in response to the report from the Council of Canadians on the … [Read more...]

CCNB presents research on sea-bottom pollution under salmon farm

The Chronical Herald covers a public presentation by CCNB's Science Advisor Inka Milewski concerning the recovery of the sea-bottom at an abandoned salmon farm in Shelburne Harbour, NS. “It’s not a good news story, because we don’t have recovery,” … [Read more...]