Matching Articles"Environment" (Total 14)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador's physical environment greatly influenced the ways settlers made a living during the 19th century. The richness of marine resources encouraged a pattern of coastal settlement and made the cod and seal fisheries central to local economies. In contrast, the relative scarcity of good soils and other terrestrial resources made large-scale farming operations impractical and discouraged year-round habitation of interior spaces.
  • Decades of overfishing in Newfoundland and Labrador during the 1990s caused the northern cod stocks to collapse and resulted in a moratorium
  • Newfoundland and Labrador's forests are a renewable resource, so long as they are harvested in a sustainable way.
  • The gradual mechanization of Newfoundland and Labrador's logging industry changed the way loggers interacted with forest ecosystems.
  • A major concern surrounding Newfoundland and Labrador's offshore oil industry is that it may do serious damage to the ocean environment.
  • The Voisey's Bay project has the potential to do considerable damage to the environment if not properly managed by industry and by the government.
  • A glimpse into the career of James P. Howley (1847-1918), one of Newfoundland's most important geologists of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Letter to George Calvert from Edward Wynne, July 28, 1622, dealing with planters, house, stores, gardens, fortifications, forests, and lumber.
  • Extract from 'A True Description of the Course and Distance of the Capes, Bayes, Coves, Ports, and Harbours in Newfoundland...'
  • One of the industries which the Smallwood government managed to lure to the province with the promise of cheap power was the ERCO.
  • Information about the structures and environments that were built by the people of Newfoundland.
  • As a direct result of the Earnest Harmon Air Force Base, there are environmental concerns associated with Stephenville and surrounding areas.
  • People were first drawn to Stephenville because of the excellent fishing grounds and fertile soils.
  • The negative environmental influences of the American Air Force Base in Stephenville, Newfoundland.