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  1. Fracking wells don't stand the test of time, experts say

    Zack Metcalfe Sierra Club Atlantic June 1, 2014 Dr John Cherry, a hydrogeologist with the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA), says fracking wells in Canada aren't built for the long haul; they tend to spring leaks. "In my view, well integrity i ...

    2014-06-01 14:43

  2. Blue whale receives honourable mention as Atlantic chiefs call for moratorium

    Zack Metcalfe Sierra Club Atlantic July 17, 2014 "The Atlantic Salmon and the blue whales are both very precious creatures to our nations," said Chief Claude Jeannotte of Gespeg, Quebec. He spoke in Halifax on behalf of these two struggling spec ...

    2014-07-18 18:00

  3. Low calving rates among blue whales cause for concern

    The old get older and the young are never born Zack Metcalfe Sierra Club Atlantic July 27, 2014 Each blue whale has a unique pattern of spots of its back, like a fingerprint or a nametag. These spots allow researchers to identify each whale as either a ne ...

    2014-07-27 17:22

  4. I HEART NS WATER Taking World Water Day to New Depths!

    March 19, 2014 Normal.dotm 0 0 1 320 1824 Sierra Club Canada- Atlantic Chapter 15 3 2240 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-t ...

    2014-03-19 11:16

  5. Thank You for Helping us Continue to be a Voice for the Earth!

    Your donation will be put to good use, supporting environmental protection throughout Atlantic Canada! Atlantic Chapter ...

    2012-02-10 10:02

  6. Go Wild in HRM Workshop, Apr. 5

        You’re invited to our  Go Wild in HRM  Workshop! April 5, 2012, 1 – 4:30 pm (followed by optional field trip to test our protocol) Dalhousie University (Room Number to Follow) We are inviting experts and volunteers to participate in a workshop aimed a ...

    2012-03-27 10:41

  7. PUBLIC FORUM: EXPLORING RENEWABLE ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

    When: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Friday, May 18 Where: Foran Room, St. John’s City Hall, St. John’s, NL The proposed Muskrat Falls hydro development project has spurred considerable debate about the future of energy production and consumption in our province. T ...

    2012-05-11 13:32

  8. Tell us What You Think!- Deadline Extended to Thursday, Sept. 6th!

    The Executive Committee of the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Sierra Club is gearing up for a strategic planning session on Sept 7-8th! We want to make sure we are going into the session with as much information as possible- so as part of our preparations, we ...

    2012-09-04 15:02

  9. Donkin Coal Mine Community Forum

    Come Share Your Concerns, Tell Us Your Values, and Give Recommendations As part of the environmental assessment for the Donkin Coal Mine, Sierra Club Atlantic invites community members to join us in gathering information about local community values, feat ...

    2012-09-05 08:35

  10. THE BELUGA WHALE

    Beluga whales have a small, blunt head with a beak and a rounded melon.  Belugas have a dorsal ridge instead of a dorsal fin and a sleek, pure white pigmented body.  While the adult beluga whale is pure white the calves are tan and the juveniles are blue ...

    2013-01-10 10:44