COLUMN: The Methane Myth

Natural Gas and Its Impact on Our Carbon Footprint By Zack Metcalfe FORT ELLIS: Several years back, while serving as sole reporter for a small community paper on Prince Edward Island, I was handed a very troubling calendar, distributed by a provincial home heating company whose mainstay was natural gas (methane). I flipped through month […]

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Last of the Fundy Bass

Excess Salt a Potential Hazard for Shubenacadie Fish By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com FORT ELLIS: The Shubenacadie River stands out, for the routine tidal bores which reverse its flow, for the sheer volume of fresh water it drains from central Nova Scotia, and, most importantly, for playing host to the last spawning population of Striped bass […]

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