"A group of volunteers in Glace Bay, N.S., says fishing gear blown ashore at a beach in nearby Donkin is a threat to birds and marine life and it plans to address the problem.
The Cape Breton Environmental Association also says other beaches across the island are affected by debris from the fishing industry.
Yates said the public is invited to the environmental association's community beach cleanup on June 30 from noon-3 p.m.
Coun. Amanda McDougall said the municipality will help the group dispose of debris from the beach."
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"A seafood company in St. Stephen, N.B., is banking on people turning to the sea for some of their daily vegetables.
The owner of Magellan Aqua Farms, Steve Backman, is considered a pioneer in seaweed farming.
For the past three years, he has been growing two species of algae, sweet kelp and sea lettuce, using an underwater garden at the end of Passamaquoddy Bay. He has been working with Thierry Chopin, a marine biology professor at the University of New Brunswick..."
via CBC NB
"These farmers are growing seaweed to use in recipes at restaurants. So, how about it? A side order of algae?"
via CBC NB
"Salt marshes in the world's coastal areas could be an important resource for pulling carbon out of the atmosphere, but recent research suggests that resource could be limited on P.E.I.... P.E.I.'s salt marshes are absorbing carbon, but emitting nitrous oxide"
via CBC News
"Mud and plants along the Bay of Fundy soak up 3-5 times more carbon than trees...Anything trees can do, 'blue' can do better"
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