Media statement: Time to turn the page on shale gas in N.B.

Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council, issued the following statement with regards to Corridor Resources’ decision to stop looking for investors in its Frederick Brook Shale prospects in southeastern New Brunswick. “It is … [Read more...]

After the flood: deciding to stay

The 2018 flood did an estimated $154,000 worth of damage to Elaine Price’s Grand Lake house While some decided to leave Grand Lake after the floods, Elaine Price and her husband stayed Elaine Price describes herself as a country girl; she even … [Read more...]

After the flood: putting things into perspective

Peter Larsen’s family cottage near Belleisle Bay was destroyed in 2018. Soon, that didn’t matter.   Peter Larsen lost his family cottage to floods in 2018. Driving to Peter Larsen’s family camp near Belleisle Bay in June, 2018, was like … [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...]

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...]

EcoNews — Send your letter for climate action, floods in the changing climate, supporting strong environmental assessments, and oh so many upcoming events

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you to use our helpful letter-writing tool to call on Premier Blaine Higgs to get serious about climate solutions; we share some thoughts from our Freshwater Campaigner about flooding in our changing climate; we … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Keeping a close eye on Irving, the growing costs of climate change, and back in the fight to keep N.B. frack-free

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you strong reaction from Environment Canada and our Fundy Baykeeper as a plea deal is reached in Irving Pulp and Paper's latest pollution case; we bring you a great read — and timely reminder — that the moratorium … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Herbicide spray season starts, ‘mystery product’ from Irving Oil, and three cheers for Learning Outside

In this edition of EcoNews, an oil refinery product is released into a Saint John neighbourhood and Irving Oil won't say what it was; we bring you the first areas slated to be sprayed with herbicides in New Brunswick this summer; share the … [Read more...]

Stress and high water: how flooding impacts our mental health

Cottage on the Kingston Peninsula overtaken by water during the 2018 flood in N.B. This year’s historic flooding in New Brunswick damaged about 12,000 properties across the province – but it did more than just destroy bricks and mortar. A recent … [Read more...]