Portneuf-sur-Mer, Québec. Canada


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Surveillance acoustique passive des bélugas et des marsouins communs – Nouvelles études sur les effets du bruit anthropique

June 1st, 2010 – This season, we will be conducting passive acoustic monitoring of belugas and harbour porpoises in the St. Lawrence, in close collaboration with the German Oceanographic Museum in Stralsund and the University of Greifswald (Germany). The aim of the beluga study is to compare call rates of social vocalizations in three acoustically…
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De nouveaux docks et une nouvelle cheminée ouverte au Mériscope

September 30, 2009 – Just about a week after we had acquired our new zodiac, we learned that the municipality had decided to abandon the more or less floating docks because they were definitely due for replacement. We have made the necessary moves quickly to get a permit to build a private dock, to find…
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Enfin – un nouveau bateau pour le Mériscope: le NARVAL

May 15, 2009 – After several months of browsing the used boat market for rigid-hulled inflatables, we finally acquired a 22 foot Zeppelin in pristine condition, equipped with an almost new 130 HP outboard and stuffed with high-grade electronics. With this boat, the Mériscope becomes fully independent for its operations at sea, a very important…
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Des groupes environnementaux gagnent contre le gouvernement de la Colombie-Britannique dans une poursuite historique sur la salmoniculture

Vancouver, February 10, 2009 In an unprecedented jurisdiction, the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled that the federal government – not the province – has exclusive jurisdiction over the management of salmon farming. « The regulation of fish farming by the province is beyond its power, » said Greg McDade, the lawyer who pursued the case on behalf…
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