Clean water should be top priority

Will you commit to protecting at least 10 per cent of land and water in New Brunswick by 2020, including increases to buffer zones along our rivers and streams, and protecting drinking water, watersheds and wetlands in our Crown forest? If … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Protecting wild salmon, a new way to give back, and inspiration for getting to #BetterThanNormal

In this edition of EcoNews, our Fundy Baykeeper joins other leading ENGOs and fisheries associations in N.B. to call for a full Environmental Impact Assessment as a salmon farming company looks to expand its operations in the Bay of Fundy; our … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper, ENGOs and Fishermen Associations call for EIA of proposed new salmon aquaculture sites in the Bay of Fundy

Wild Atlantic salmon. Photo: Nick Hawkins. Our Fundy Baykeeper, Matt Abbott, has co-signed a letter to New Brunswick’s Minister of Environment and Local Government calling for proposed new salmon aquaculture sites in the Bay of Fundy to undergo a … [Read more...]

Aw shucks: Ocean acidification and the oyster industry

The first article in a new series looking at the challenges facing oyster growers in New Brunswick For many families, shucking and gulping down your first raw oyster is a celebrated right of passage in Maritimer life. The salty mollusks are also … [Read more...]

Join the Conservation Council for the 2019 Musquash Paddle!

? Please note: Registration for this year's edition of the paddle has closed. If you've already registered and need to pay for your ticket(s), please click the link below. The Conservation Council's Fundy Baykeeper invites you to participate in a … [Read more...]

Genetically-modified Atlantic salmon will not save the planet

On April 2, 2019, Catherine McKenna, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change approved the production of genetically-modified Atlantic salmon by AquaBounty Technologies at Roll Bay in Prince Edward Island. This may represent the … [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...]

Fundy Baykeeper says N.B. aquaculture industry needs better regulation, robust oversight

Our Fundy Baykeeper says the history of illegal activity in New Brunswick’s aquaculture industry should be addressed by improved regulations and robust enforcement oversight as the provincial government considers changes to the Aquaculture … [Read more...]

Environment Canada says it believes “further violations may occur” at Irving pulp mill

Part of Irving Pulp and Paper’s multi-million dollar fine for polluting the St. John River will not go toward a non-profit chaired by Jim Irving, who is also the mill’s co-CEO. Judge David Walker accepted a new plea deal on Monday that will see a … [Read more...]

EcoAlert Special Edition: N.B. Election 2018

The platforms are out. The signs are up. And the TV debates (luv ‘em or hate ‘em) are almost done. And one thing is for certain — our messages have resonated and our collective impact has been felt. Various leaders and party platforms have … [Read more...]