Topic: Nova Scotia
The life of Joshua Slocum – first man to sail solo around the world – makes for a rich seafaring yarn.
10/22/2010 07:05 am
Linguine with foraged chanterelles from Seattle, cooked in Chicago.
10/15/2010 04:31 pm
At low tide, the Bay of Fundy is a bounty of soggy greens and skittering crabs.
09/22/2010 05:16 pm
Hurricane Julia became a Category 4 storm Wednesday. Tropical storm Karl is expected to reach hurricane status by the time it makes landfall in Mexico Saturday morning. Igor could brush Bermuda by Sunday.
09/15/2010 04:01 pm
After touching the outer banks of North Carolina, the storm bypassed much of America's East Coast, dumping rain in Massachusetts before making landfall in Nova Scotia Saturday morning.
09/04/2010 03:37 pm
Hurricane Earl path is likely to be near Cape Hatteras Thursday night. Both it and Ocracoke Island are under evacuation orders.
09/01/2010 05:53 pm
Research shows that many areas of today's oceans have conditions that parallel those of 250 million years ago, when 95 percent of marine species quickly died out.
07/29/2010 05:47 pm
Editorial Board Blog Lack of consumer confidence? Lackluster spending is also due to a new frugality
Consumer confidence has dropped for the second month in a row. That doesn't bode well for consumer spending or a strong recovery. But what if part of the meager spending trend is because some consumers, such as yours truly, have gotten used to spending less and saving more?
07/28/2010 06:06 pm
A new study suggests that a global rise in ocean temperatures has cut the number of phytoplankton, which are the bedrock of the food chain, by 40 percent since 1950. Other scientists link the rise in ocean temperatures to global warming.
07/28/2010 05:13 pm
Queen Elizabeth II, wearing a yellow hat and a raincoat over her yellow suit, was officially welcomed to Halifax, Nova Scotia, by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
06/28/2010 05:15 pm