Earth / Terre

A Daughter of Radon Remembers
Inka Milewski
"It was hailed as a landmark victory.  Lung cancer in uranium miners would now be recognized as being caused by exposure to radiation."

Après le désastre de la morue, celui de la forêt!
Yvon A. Moreault
"On venait d'apprendre que toute la maîtrise de l'aménagement forestier était désormais entre les mains de l'industrie des pâtes et papiers et de leurs politiciens."

Biodiversity at Risk: Responsible forest management must include protecting forest diversity
Tracy Glynn
Clearcutting not only maintains the plunder of our public forest...it also dramatically shrinks the market for New Brunswick’s private woodlot owners, putting family forests out of business.

Local Foods in Sussex - Great news! 
Marcelle Thibodeau
"Things were soon to change in Sussex..."

All the Cool Kids are Doing It!
Nancy Butler and Emily Nearing
"The stars of the Green Team are our mascot, Captain Compost, and his nemesis Styro.” 

La Petitcodiac: 
“chaude” pour plusieurs raisons
Renée Morel et Daniel LeBlanc
"
…les eaux de la Petitcodiac pourraient passer par-dessus le pont-chaussée…"

Let the Creative Juices Flow:
Renewable Energy Art Work
Mr. Edgar Francis's Art Class
Bonar Law Memorial High School

Énergies renouve-
lables : Sources d'inspiration pour nos œuvres d'art!
Classe d'art de M. Edgar Francis
École secondaire Bonar Law Memorial

Conseils et trucs de conservation d’énergie à la maison
Toby Couture 
"
...la contribution de l'énergie consommée à la maison aux émissions qui participent aux changements climatiques représente environ 26 pour cent des émissions totales de la province."

Protected areas planning in New Brunswick: 
Now they're protected, 
what do we do with them?

Roberta Clowater
"...a bit of an experiment in direct public involvement..."

Canada Organic:
The New Organic Regulation

Matthew Holmes
"...there's historically been a lot of confusion about whether you can trust a label that states the product is organic."

Meteoro-
logical report of ongoing projects

Réal Daigle
"...New Brunswick Gulf of St. Lawrence coast that will be vulnerable to flooding, coastal erosion and inundation over the next 100 years."

The Potential for Mass Transit in NB

Stephanie Sodero
"...mass transit use" and how it can "be made more viable in N.B. communities."

Protecting our
quiet trails

David Peterson
"...hundreds of kilometers of
trails..."

Fenêtre sur
le 3ième Millénaire

Ron Fournier
"Voici tout de même, à l’aube du 3ième millénaire et après ces constatations troublantes...
certains anticipés et d’autres espérés..."

"Someplace along the line..."
A Maliseet woman's thoughts on energy, lifeforce, and the survival of her language.
(Real Audio Maliseet/English)

"...quelque
place..."

Les pensées d'une Malécite sur
l'énergie, la force vitale et la survie
de sa langue.
(audio directe Maliseet/Anglais)

A Unique Hardwood Forest
George Peabody
Saving special remnants of New Brunswick forests.

Vers un aménagement
plus écologique de
nos forêts

Lise Caron
Remmettre en question nos
méthode de gestion des forêts.

Slow and Steady
Archie Naddon
Revival of logging
with horses.

Les pistes du coyote
Mathieu Dumond
Un autre animal sauvage fascinant menacé par l’homme

The Potato
Richard Tarn
"Like our other major food
crops, the potato has a long
and fascinating history..."

Worms in Your Kitchen
Eddy Park
An alternative composting method

Gulf of St. Lawrence
Aster Discovery

Valerie Godbout
The Gulf of St. Lawrence Aster
is threatened by human
development and is ranked by
COSEWIC as vulnerable.

Plant Design
Leland Daugherty
"The magical spell of the plant
world shall influence your life in ways you cannot yet imagine."

A Return To Diversity
Emily McMillan
Non-Timber Forest Products: 
A Conservation Tool


(Photo: Mark D'Arcy)

The Value of Urban Wetlands – Priceless
Mark D'Arcy
"Nature does for free what cities need most: flood control, groundwater recharge, the storage and purification of water, habitats for birds and animals, recreation, and tourism."

Help Emma Save the Wetland
Karen King
"
Emma...packed an emergency sandwich and went to find this thing called a wetland." 


(Image: Karen King)


(Photo: Richard Duplain)

A New Season for a New Beekeeper
Richard Duplain
"Just as a fresh surge of sap awakens and invigorates the countryside, the warmer rays of sunshine enliven the spirits of beekeepers all across New Brunswick."

Promoting Pollinators
Liz Smith
"The very weeds that we industriously zap with herbicides provide alternative food to the wild pollinators on which the production of crops depends." 


(Photo: Mary Ann Coleman)


(photo :  Colorado Center for Divorce Mediation)

La médiation : une façon plus efficace dans la résolution de disputes environnementales ?
Michel LeBlanc DesNeiges
"
Il est généralement reconnu que les disputes environnementales sont particulièrement difficiles à régler."
Un nouveau recours environnemental ?
Michel LeBlanc DesNeiges
"...
tout comme aux États-Unis, il semble que la doctrine ait connu une période d'hibernation prolongée avant de revenir dès les années quatre-vingt-dix."


(photo :  Prince Edward County, Ontario)


(photo: Marcelle Thibodeau)

Farm-to-Cafeteria
Connecting Institutions and Local Farmers
Marcelle Thibodeau
"...
it is estimated that our food travels between 2500 and 4000 miles before reaching our plates..."

Percevoir la nourriture et la ferme autrement
Andrea Berry
"...
comment nous approvisionner si une pandémie frappait la province ?"


(photo: cleanfunny.com)


(photo: Annick Poirier)

Ménage ton rivage
Annick Poirier
"...les individus peuvent jouer un rôle actif dans la protection et le maintien des zones côtières
..."

Cage of Our Own Making
Janice Harvey
"... it is not obvious who is financing their phenomenal expansion, but all bets are on overseas money."


(photo: CBC)


(photo: Bibliothèque et archives du Canada)

Génération aux os de fer: l'héritage acadien
Anna Girouard
"Vivre vieux et en harmonie avec la nature était un mode de vie qui leur permettait de cultiver une petite joie..."

Ode to the earth ~ 
Hymne à la terre

Multiple authors ~ Auteurs multiples
Stories of New Brunswick environmental leaders and how they became involved ~
Témoignages de leaders en environnement.  Comment et pourquoi ils se sont engagés dans leur cause. 

 


(photo: istockphoto.com)


(photo: CAPE)

Advocating for
Pesticide By-laws,
CAPE's Experience

Alison Scott Butler
"To expose infants and children
to pesticides constitutes a gross
violation of a child’s right
to a healthy environment."
Fuel for our Future
Michael Westlake
"Biodiesel features
emission reductions of major
greenhouse gases, which are
directly linked to climate change,
at more than eighty percent
that of petroleum diesel fuel."


(photo: Falls Brook Centre)


(photo: SCC)

Grading Political Party
Environment Platforms
Elizabeth May
"All parties were subjected to
the same grading scheme..."
Entrepreneurs
avertis pour un
environnement et une
communauté en santé

Mathieu D'Astous
"Ecovision est un programme
d'éco-certification ... afin de
promouvoir l'adoption de
pratiques durables chez les petites
entreprises touristiques..."


(photo: M. D'Astous)

Inka Milewski
(photo: Simon Bujold)

Lead Contamination
in the Belledune Area
Inka Milewski
An interactive slideshow showing astounding facts and figures on lead levels in areas surrounding Belledune.
Empreinte écologique
et société

Gilles Martin
"L’empreinte écologique traduit l’utilisation que nous faisons de toutes les ressources naturelles de la terre pour nos activités comme manger, se vêtir, se chauffer, se déplacer etc., en surface de la planète nécessaire pour produire ces ressources et absorber les déchets produits."


(Image: KidSolve Inc.,
 Joan Bredin-Price)

Spence woodlot
(photo: Mike Spence)

Survival Strategies
for the Small
Woodlot Forest

Marc Spence
"It should be apparent that
we in the forestry community
must change the way we
do things in the forest..."
Le Cercle des mutants -
Qu'est-ce que c'est que ça ?
L'équipe de recherche Littoral et vie
"Nous voulions ainsi aider les
participants à changer leurs
comportements pour réduire leur
impact sur le climat, c'est-à-dire à
devenir des mutants."

cercle de mutants
(photo: Cercle de mutants)

Environmental Camp
(photo: La Fédération des naturalistes
du Nouveau-Brunswick)

L'éducation environnementale par les ONGE, est-ce viable?
Brigitte Julien
"L'objectif premier des camps est d'offrir un milieu d’apprentissage environnemental parascolaire. La philosophie entourant le programme consiste à explorer le patrimoine naturel de notre province tout en ayant du plaisir."
Composting Queries
Andrea Berry
"Composting is the gardener’s way of capturing all of those nutrients and energy being released, and directing it back into our garden soil, and eventually our harvest."

Composting is fun!
(photo: Falls Brook Centre)

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E-Commerce vs. Ecology
- The Triumph of Flat
Earth Economics?
Michael Bradfield
"
... corporations are formed
to maximize profits and, in
flat earth economics, to ignore
the social and environmental
costs of that pursuit...."
Grains of Sand
Mike Lushington
"The greatest difficulty that
we face as a society in dealing
with issues such as this is
that we still really do not
understand cause and effect."

Sand
(photo: Skawoon)

Powwow
(photo: Three Feathers)

What is a Pow-Wow?
Three Feathers
"...a time to renew thoughts
of the old ways and to
preserve a rich heritage."
When a Tree Falls
in the Forest

Renee Wissink
Follow an old red spruce's life
story, and learn about it's
contribution to the ecosystem

Fallen Tree
(photo: Fundy National Park) 


(photo: Falls Brook Centre)

A Local Economic
Trading System
Andrea Berry & Marieka Arnold
A local economic trading
system (LETS) Pilot Project,
based at Falls Brook Centre.
Focusing on Forest Certification
for Woodlot Owners

Falls Brook Centre

Promoting Forest certification for woodlot owners in order to enforce long-term investments in healthy forests and communities 


(photo: Falls Brook Centre)


(photo: M. Lushington)

Orimulsion:
An Environmentalist's Concerns

Mike Lushington
"Orimulsion burning 
is fraught with danger...
one slip could cause disaster."
"Human Health and the Environment: Welcome
to Atlantic Canada
where both are cheap"
Elizabeth May
"Unfortunately our public health officials seem more interested in issuing bland reassurances than in demanding change."


(photo: Joint Action Group)


(photo: S.W.C.S.)

La gestion des
sols agricoles
peut-elle réduire le
réchauffement de la planète?

Gordon Fairchild
"... réduire l’effet de
serre en absorbant le dioxyde
de carbone (CO2)..."