All posts in Environment

June 22, 2018, by Tracy Glynn

The importance of Officer’s Square’s trees and heritage to Fredericton residents was palpable at the June 22nd press conference where residents demanded a halt to developments currently underway at the […]

Allies extend solidarity to Wolastoqiyik grandmothers opposing the Sisson Mine

May 31, 2018, by Tracy Glynn

In a moving show of solidarity, more than three dozen people from Fredericton visited the Wolastoqiyik grandmothers’ camp in the woods near Napadoga ...

Fredericton rallies for elm trees at Officer’s Square

May 29, 2018, by Tracy Glynn

Fredericton residents are voicing their opposition to imminent plans to cut down 19 elm and maple trees at Officer’s Square in the city’s ...

Renewable energy projects make sense both economically and environmentally

May 24, 2018, by Dallas McQuarrie

While climate change makes the need to replace fossil fuels with non-polluting, alternative sources of energy quite urgent, leadership in developing c ...

  • Busted: pesticide use a major problem in open-pen aquaculture
    May 14, 2018, by Tom Cheney with photographs by Nick Hawkins

    This month, a New Brunswick salmon aquaculture company, Northern Harvest Sea Farms, was charged with a violation of the province’s Pesticides Control Act. That quite likely means the company illegally […]

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    Province’s lakes at risk to metal mining effluent
    April 4, 2018, by Lawrence Wuest

    On April 3, 2018, a National Consultation was held on an application by Northcliff Resources to dump metal mining effluent from the proposed Sisson Mine into fish bearing streams in […]