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2012-03-13 04:00:00

Wild Atlantic salmon conservationists, commercial fisheries groups, tourism operators and others are calling for a moratorium on salmon feedlots in Nova Scotia waters. HALIFAX,NS (PRWEB) March 13, 2012 Wild salmon conservationists, commercial fisheries groups, environmental organizations, sustainable economic development proponents and tourism operators are united in their concern over the Provincial Government´s commitment to expanding open net pen salmon aquaculture in Nova Scotia....

2012-02-06 14:00:00

Enjoy Atlantic Cuisine this Valentine´s Day with a special five-course dinner served on February 14th. Halifax, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 Enjoy an intimate Halifax dining experience at elements on hollis this Valentine´s Day. The restaurant is hosting a delicious five-course meal for a romantic dinner for two and features the best selection of Atlantic cuisine. Patrons have the option to add Nova Scotia wine pairings for a true Nova Scotia dining experience. The...

2012-02-06 13:05:00

Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa is pleased to welcome General Manager Matthew Mackenzie to the Cape Breton Resort & community. Halifax, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 New Castle Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Mackenzie as the General Manager of Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. An 18 year veteran in the hospitality industry, Matthew has worked in world-class destination resort properties and has learned the operations...

2012-01-30 18:40:00

The city of Halifax recently launched a pilot program to aide patients suffering from Alzheimer´s´ disease and other forms of dementia. According to Laipac Technology, the company issuing the service, the participants under the program will be equipped with a GPS-equipped watch that tracks their location in the event they go missing. Halifax, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 The city of Halifax recently launched a pilot program to aide patients suffering from...

2011-12-13 19:45:00

Miguel DâEon Joins Haley and Associates Team of Highly Qualified and Experienced Trustees and Estate Professionals in Newest Office in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 Haley & Associates, Inc. announced Miguel DâEon has joined the companyâs Yarmouth office as an Estate Manager, helping to expand the firmâs team of debt management professionals available to individuals and businesses in Nova...


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Sable Island Horse
2014-05-22 10:38:32

The Sable Island Pony also referred to as the Sable Island Horse, inhabits Sable Island off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is small breed that legends say swam to the island from the many shipwrecks that occurred off shore. Other legends say the horse was introduced by Portuguese explorers, but neither is supported by historic or genetic evidence. The first horses were actually introduced in 1737 by a Boston clergyman, Andrew Le Mercier. The Sable Island horses of today are the...

2012-06-14 09:32:35

Symbol: SPCAN Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: CAN    N Distribution: SpiranthescaseiCatling & Cruise var.novaescotiaeCatling distribution:CAN(NS) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2008-05-05 22:39:45

The Portly Spider Crab (Libinia emarginata), is a species of crab found in estuarine habitats on the coast of North America from Nova Scotia to the Gulf of Mexico. For amateur fishermen they are generally not considered edible, as opposed to the blue crab which is often found in the same waters. This crab grows to about 4 inches across its back, which is spiny and often covered with a "garden" of sponge and seaweed. The carapace is shiny, covered with short hairs, and its color varies from...

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2008-05-04 22:52:22

The Portly Spider Crab (Libinia emarginata), is a species of crab found in estuarine habitats on the east coast of North America from Nova Scotia to the Gulf of Mexico. This crab grows to about 4 inches across its back, which is spiny and often covered with a "garden" of sponge and seaweed. The carapace is shiny, covered with short hairs, and its color varies from brown to a dull yellow. The tips of the claws are white. The hairs on the shell attract algae, barnacles, and debris. They like...

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2007-02-21 18:04:44

The grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) is a triggerfish of Eastern Atlantic areas. It is found from Mediterranean to Angola, and Nova Scotia to Argentina.

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'