SEA THINGS

By Art MacKay | Remarkable creatures and more from our oceans.

Glooscap Legends — The New Images – Art MacKay – Medium

Glooscap Legends — The New Images<p>Glooscap or Glooskap is featured in legends and stories from New England to Newfoundland and Labrador. In fact, …

Science

Art's Place

POSTER: Ice Dwellers Watching the Intruders, William Bradford, 1875<p>Affordable art print of William Bradford's painting "Ice Dwellers Watching the …

Fundy Tides

POSTER Abandoned on Campobello<p>ART PRINTS: Abandoned Campobello<p>Abandoned and wrecked boats are common around our shores. This simple lobster boat …

POSTERS: Fishing Boats on the Bay of Fundy. William Bradford, 1860

Enjoy art at reasonable poster prices. This delightful painting is by William Bradford, circa 1860.<p>Fishing Boats on the Bay of Fundy<p>By Art MacKay in …

COMMENTS ARE NOW POSSIBLE!

Seems I had the wrong button pushed and it wasn't possible for anyone to comment. I think that is fixed ... so ... give it a try to see if it is …

COFFEE MUGS, COFFEE MUGS, COFFEE MUGS! Dozens of images to choose from!

We all love our coffee mugs and dozens of my images are now available on the mug size of your choice. Check them all out.<p>Need something special with …

THE TIME THE CANARY DIED: The passing of the Red-necked phalarope from the Quoddy Region and what it means.

When I went away to do graduate work at McGill University I experienced a vacuum, a void, a realization that something was missing. Moving west to …

Nature

SIGNIFICANT AREAS: Minas Basin, Nova Scotia

One of the most significant publications on the important areas in the Bay of Fundy was carried out by M-I. Buzeta, R. Singh, and S. Young-Lai. …

Scuba Diving

ISSUES: Dead Mink and Dead Herring: The locals speak out.

Art MacKay I stand by my article! The author was going to reference it … but the editor nixed it. http://bayoffundy.ca/archives/8610<p>Art MacKay This …

ISSUE

The current herring and invertebrate deaths along the Nova Scotia shore of the Bay of Fundy have folks speculating about cause. One of the persistent …

Climate Change

ISSUES: Wow! Lot’s of fishing activity in SW Nova Scotia – What’s going on?

We have all been following the mystery of the dead herring and invertebrates in the waters of St. Mary’s Bay and Southwest Nova Scotia. We had a …

Fishing

ISSUES

Here’s something that even I can understand. Check it out. Particularly the end where it relates to other species.

FISHERIES: Just how much have things changed you ask!

Some of us remember the Quoddy Region as a bustling centre of activity fed by the abundant fisheries of the area. In only a few decades this has …

Fish

COUGAR: Anyone heard something like this on a cold, cold night?

ISSUES: Latest Report on Extensive tests for NS Herring Kills from DFO – No cause identified as yet.

Thanks to Darren Porter<p><i>DFO is working with partners such as the CFIA and ECCC to investigate the potential causes of the mass mortality of herring</i> …

Fish

ISSUES: Do Dead Mink and Dead Herring Have Something in Common?

<i>COMMENT: There have been some pretty negative comments about this article. Please read the supporting documents before you blast off. This is a</i> …

Fish

ISSUES: More Herring Mortalities Reported at Seawall, St. Mary’s Bay, Digby Neck

ISSUES: New Herring and Invertebrate Mortalities reported December 26, 2016

Massive mortalities of herring, lobster, starfish, bar clams and other invertebrate species have been reported by Eric Bruce Hewey on Facebook. ( …

BEHOLD! THE MANUSCRIPT REVIVED

<i>“A manuscript is any document written by hand or typewritten”</i><p>I have been scanning some of my old articles and presentations … some of which go well …

FISHERIES: Yup, fish diseases and parasites can be bad for humans too! Learn all the disgusting details here.

I was click, click, clicking my way through Google search looking for something that would help folks understand the potential problems affecting …

HERRING: Mortalities in Nova Scotia Nov-Dec 2016

This page was established December 20, 2016 for the express purpose of recording issues and actions around the Bay of Fundy. The following map will …

CREATURES: The Seals of Fundy

There are four species of seals which you may see in the Bay of Fundy<p><b>Harbour Seals</b> (<i>Phoca vitulina concolor</i>) Present to common throughout the Bay of …

FUNDY RECIPES: Really … it seems we used to make our own ketchup!

If you are in the business of taking care of yourself instead of getting everything at the big box stores and supporting the super companies like …

petition: Dead Herring Demand Action: Stop Sea Life Die-Off!

PLEASE NOTE:<p>Almost six weeks have passed since the original targeted recipients of this petition were informed by Open Letter</i> …

ISSUE: NB Government breaks trust with its citizens – Exclusive docs show water flip by NB government, leading up to Energy East

<i>KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) — Through an Access to Information request, the Halifax Media Co-op has acquired documents that further confirm New Brunswick</i> …

VICTORY: The Remarkable Story of How Citizens Halted LNG Development in Passamaquoddy Bay

THE STORY<p>Twelve years ago, LNG imports were all the rage for developers … several of whom set up their offices along the Passamaquoddy Bay Maine …

PETITIONS: Windsor, NS – Petition advocating a fish passage at the Avon River Causeway has been tabled in the House of Commons

We, the undersigned, <b>the Citizens of Canada</b>, call upon the <b>Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard</b> to Save the Endangered Wild …

HOLD YOUR BREATH FOR A STORY WITH A PORPOISE

Dave Gaskin with a Porpoise<p>It seems like a long, long time ago now. But I once operated a biological research station on Deer Island, a little island …

FISHERY: Hunting for Answers: Dead Herring, Krill, Copepods and Demoic Acid

As most folks are now aware, thousands of dead Atlantic herring have been washing up along the shores of the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia and citizens …