Friday, June 15, 2018: Broken coastal food chain, development in the Unorganized Territory, no public funds for abortion

By | June 14, 2018

Broken coastal food chain

Remember when seagulls and cormorants were a pest? Remember the last time you had a smoked alewife? Remember all the smelts? When is the last time you looked out at the ocean and didn’t see one bird? Go now and do it.

There are no seabirds. No ducks. I used to count how long they could dive, 15 seconds. Gone. No more loons. All gone. The only thing I see are crows. If you’re a tourist looking for seabirds, forget it. I’m sure other coastal sea towns will say the same thing, the shorebirds are gone along with …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News