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Welcome to the New, New Brunswick, where land, community, skills and health are the real forms of wealth

New Brunswick and the whole of Atlantic Canada grew on the energy of the forests, the fish, the animal furs, the bountiful coastal estuaries and the rich alluvial soils. Settlers lived in the bounty of farming, ship building, forestry and fishing. … [Read more...]

Celebration for the Planet!

To celebrate Earth Day and our 50th anniversary this year, we have developed a new fundraiser that allows all of our supporters to participate.  Celebration for the Planet is a fundraiser designed to support N.B conservation initiatives and for you … [Read more...]

Sign our petition for a plastic bag ban in Fredericton!

Let's tell Fredericton City Council it's time to move beyond plastic bags. Waste is an ever-growing issue that far too long has been shrugged off. From New Brunswick's lack of a household composting program, recyclables that are diverted but not … [Read more...]

Send your letter to protect the Nashwaak Watershed from Sisson mine waste

New Brunswickers have one final opportunity to tell the federal government to keep fish-bearing brooks off the list for the proposed Sisson Mine's waste dam. The companies behind the proposed mine are in the final stages of applying for permission … [Read more...]

In memory of Peter deMarsh

Today New Brunswick remembers a great person. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Peter deMarsh of Taymouth, who was among those killed in the tragic Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday. Peter was known and admired by many as a champion … [Read more...]

NB Power launches energy efficiency hub

NB Power has launched a new website dedicated to making your home cozier in the winter, cooler in the summer and cheaper to power year-round.  The public utility's new energy efficiency web hub highlights ways New Brunswickers can save energy and … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Call to action on Sisson Mine, Premier at the pro-pipeline rally, Fundy Baykeeper on aquaculture reform, and Drive Electric NB’s happy problem

In this edition of EcoNews, we encourage you to use our letter-writing tool to have your say on the Sisson Mine's plan to use fish-bearing brooks in the Nashwaak Watershed for part of its waste tailings as the federal government takes final comments … [Read more...]

Who’s your Eco-Hero? Snap a music video and win $1,000!

Are you a nature-lover with an eye for video editing? Are you proud of all the great work happening in your community to help move New Brunswick toward a green economy? Then this contest is for you! New Brunswick has many champions for rural, … [Read more...]

Ignoring climate change is a risky venture

Volunteers fill sandbags near Fredericton during the St. John River flood of spring 2018. Water breached the banks of the river from April 27 to May 18, forcing thousands from their homes and damaging more than 12,000 properties. When we debate … [Read more...]

Most plastic waste in Canada leads back to these 5 companies

For World Clean-up Day, Greenpeace alongside community allies, volunteers, and a Greenpeace local group, coordinate a clean-up activity and plastic polluter brand audit. The audit seeks to identify the major corporate contributors to plastic waste … [Read more...]