Atlantic Ocean

Florida's Favourite Road Trip Wreck Dive Site Has a Birthday Thursday

Stephen Weir | Posted 06.08.2015 | Canada
Stephen Weir

Eastern Canadian scuba divers think of the wreck of the Benwood as the reward at the end of the annual 24-hour non-stop marathon road trip to Florida....

A Renewable Version of the Oil Sands -- in Nova Scotia

David Dodge | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada
David Dodge

On an average day, about 160-billion tonnes of seawater flows into the Bay of Fundy. This is where an ocean research centre decided to put their tidal energy test site. According to recent models, there is roughly 7,000 megawatts of potentially extractable tidal energy in the Minas Basin. Of that number, researchers say about 2,500 megawatts can be tapped safely. That's more than enough electricity for all of Nova Scotia.

Search Abandoned For Man Overboard Near Newfoundland

CBC | Posted 08.19.2011 | Canada

CBC -- Crews searching a large area off southern Newfoundland found no trace of a 20-year-old man who fell overboard from a Dutch cargo vessel. The...