Conservation Council celebrates New Brunswick’s environmental heroes at 50th anniversary gala

FREDERICTON — The Conservation Council of New Brunswick celebrated 50 years of environmental action this weekend by honouring the people and organizations who have worked with us to improve the lives of New Brunswickers and the health of our … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Sending your #stopspraying letter, turning the page on fracking, and celebrating 50 years of environmental action

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you to join hundreds of New Brunswickers who have already sent their letter demanding the province ban the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides in our Crown forest; we share our reaction to Corridor Resources … [Read more...]

After the flood: Former EMO director says proactive approach to natural disasters needed

Although the number of natural disasters is increasing, Ernest MacGillivray says government responses haven’t changed Ernest MacGillivray was director of the province’s emergency measures organization between 2003 and 2009. He was then director of … [Read more...]

‘Heck of a big dam’: Lois Corbett on approval of Sissons mine dumping

Approved by the provincial government in 2015, the proposed Sisson mine still needs to meet 40 conditions before moving forward While the federal government recently approved a proposal by the Sisson Partnership to dump mine waste into two … [Read more...]

Off Grid Ales taps into nature, not power lines

Harvey Station couple brew beer with solar panels and wind turbine Randy Rowe and his partner hope to expand the selection of beer Off Grid Ales sells. Deep in the woods near Harvey Station, five kilometres from the nearest power line, is Randy … [Read more...]

‘A different scenario than we’ve seen in the lakes’: Researcher says toxic blue-green algae found along vast stretch of Wolastoq river 

Anatoxins from cyanobacteria have been confirmed to be responsible for a dog’s death in Fredericton this month A public health advisory about cyanobacteria posted at the Carleton Park boat launch in Fredericton. Photo: Jon MacNeill UPDATE: The … [Read more...]

‘A different scenario than we’ve seen in the lakes’: Researcher says toxic blue-green algae found along vast stretch of Wolastoq river 

Anatoxins from cyanobacteria have been confirmed to be responsible for a dog’s death in Fredericton this month A public health advisory about cyanobacteria posted at the Carleton Park boat launch in Fredericton. Photo: Jon MacNeill UPDATE: The … [Read more...]

Blue-green algae: here’s what you need to know

Warm, slow moving water might sound inviting for a relaxing dip – but if this sounds like the conditions at your favourite lake, you may want to check this site before jumping in. That’s where you’ll find the provincial government's health … [Read more...]

Our climate change and health special edition of EcoAlert Magazine is out!

This climate change and health special edition of EcoAlert Magazine shines a light on climate change's lesser-known public health consequences, guides you through our 2nd Annual Eco Buildings Tour, celebrates the passage of Canada's new Fisheries … [Read more...]

Feds approve Sisson mine proposal to dump waste in Atlantic salmon habitat

  Image credit: Nashwaak Watershed Association The federal government has approved a multi-million proposal by the Sisson Partnership to dump mine waste into two fish-bearing brooks that feed the Nashwaak River. The proposed Sisson … [Read more...]