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Hokulea crew visits Bay of Fundy, a natural wonder of the world

(Image: Polynesian Voyaging Society) (Image: Polynesian Voyaging Society)
(Image: Polynesian Voyaging Society) (Image: Polynesian Voyaging Society)

As part of their worldwide voyage, Hokulea crew members this week visited the Bay of Fundy, one of the seven wonders of North America.

The bay, nestled between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, has the highest tides on earth. It's also well known for its rare marine life, and its geological importance.

The bay's shape amplifies the tide to as much as 56 feet. 

Hokulea crew members wanted to include the bay on their worldwide voyage because of their mission to seek out environmental stories of hope and highlight the importance of caring for the Earth.

The Hokulea crew visited the area during a new moon cycle, a time when the tidal shifts are more pronounced.

Hokulea crew members were in the Nova Scotia area for about a week, engaging with the area's indigenous people, learning about Canada's natural resources and conservation efforts and offering canoe tours to the community.

Hokulea has now returned to Maine, and is next headed back to New York.

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