Atlantic Ocean

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...