New Brunswick Election 2020: what to ask your local candidates

New Brunswickers cast their ballot in a general election on Monday, Sept. 14. Here are some questions to help you find out where your local candidates stand on critical issues. Things will be different this election. Candidates won't be knocking on … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations – 5th Annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award

It's that time of the year again!  The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is pleased to announce nominations are open for our 5th annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award,  presented annually in recognition of in-depth and thoughtful … [Read more...]

Preparing for #BetterThanNormal

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is marking Earth Week by calling for an economic recovery plan for New Brunswick that ensures our communities are more secure, safe, healthy and resilient in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and as citizens … [Read more...]

For the love of New Brunswick

It's time to act on climate change solutions. We know climate change is threatening the things we love doing in New Brunswick. The good news is that there are solutions to lower the pollution causing climate change and keep our families and … [Read more...]

Wetlands work for us

Bog. Fen. Swamp. Marsh. These words may bring to mind images of stagnant, slimy and muddy water — but the truth is these different types of wetlands are a huge part of what makes life in New Brunswick so great. Wetlands are nature's … [Read more...]

Fresh tomatoes in January, anyone?

New Brunswick PhD student’s ‘climate battery’ greenhouse grows fresh produce year-round Andrew Mathis inside his climate-controlled year-round greenhouse. Photo: Jon MacNeill/Conservation Council The food we eat has a substantial impact on the … [Read more...]

Celebrate 50 years of environmental action with our special anniversary edition of EcoAlert!

With the Conservation Council of New Brunswick celebrating our 50th Anniversary, this special edition of EcoAlert Magazine rolls back the clock to shine a light on the many campaigns and landmark public policy victories achieved by the Conservation … [Read more...]

Where our forest is being sprayed this summer

The map showing where the forests will be sprayed with herbicides during summer 2019 is now available. Forestry companies spray large swaths of clearcuts with products containing glyphosate — a chemical linked to cancer and a slew of other health … [Read more...]

New Conservation Council report: climate change, floods, ice storms affect our health

The forecast is dire — but the solutions we need to slow climate change will make us happier and healthier The sky is clear and the sun is punishing. A thick layer of ozone ripples above the pavement. No matter how much water you drink, you know … [Read more...]

Tell us your climate change stories

Downed power poles and ice covered signs are shown in Escuminac, N.B., on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. Thousands of people in New Brunswick were left without power, some for up to two weeks, after a winter ice storm blasted through the region. THE CANADIAN … [Read more...]