Posts about Nova Scotia

shoreline by Jean Mills

Cantastic Authorpalooza: Jean Mills

Warning, readers: I’m not a science writer. But like any scientist, I do incorporate research findings (of a sort) into my stories. Here’s one example that’s especially true of my most recent YA novel, Larkin on the Shore. When stories ... Read More  

Lindsey Carmichael whale watching

Brier Island Humpback Whales

Brier Island is one of the best places in Canada for whale watching, and after four years in Nova Scotia, Tech Support and I finally made it up there. A number of species of whales and dolphins summer off ... Read More  

Humpback Whale Migration by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Grey Whale Sets New Mammal Migration Record

A grey whale named Vavara has just set a new migration record – she traveled from Russia to Mexico and back in 172 days, a total distance of 13,988 miles (22,511 km). A humpback whale was the previous record holder, ... Read More