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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The perils of sharing our roadways

    Watch for Wildlife program puts untimely collisions in public eye Zack Metcalfe The Chronicle Herald August 14, 2016 In the early fall of last year, while driving home down the Bedford Highway, I saw something which I never quite forgot. The vehicles on t ...

    2016-08-16 13:04

  4. Watch for Wildlife joins an International Movement- by Dr. Fraser Shilling, Road Ecology Centre

    Dr. Fraser Shilling, Director of the Road Ecology Center and California Roadkill Observation System September 28, 2016 Watch for Wildlife Nova Scotia has joined a large and growing family of programs around the world working to reduce wildlife vehicle col ...

    2016-09-28 13:42

  5. A Famous Fox is remembered and honoured by Watch for Wildlife

    Wallace River Photographer Ian Murray's award winning image of 'Mom' the fox and its kit helping to raise awareness of Wildlife Vehicle Collisions and their impacts. Watch 4 Wildlife News May 19, 2017 Ian Murray is kindly letting us use his ...

    2017-05-25 10:09

  6. COMMENTARY: My father taught me to love Mother Nature, inspired new Watch for Wildlife program

    Father's Day 2016 Wanda Baxter Local XPress June 19, 2016 My wish for Father’s Day is that more people start thinking about and acting like my dad does when it comes to wild animals hit by vehicles. Wildlife deserves our attentiveness while driving a ...

    2017-11-01 12:16

  7. Roadkill deaths driving some species to the edge

    'We can't just keep hitting them on the road and think it's not a problem,' says wildlife advocate David Burke cbc.ca October 7, 2017 About 200 animals a year are brought to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre for treatment aft ...

    2017-11-28 08:14

  8. 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

  9. Electric vehicles offer lane change to Nova Scotia

    See an electric vehicle next to you on the road and you might not distinguish it from any other gas guzzler confronting rush hour traffic. But drive one yourself...and you won't soon shake the experience. Electric vehicles (EVs) are powered entirely ...

    2015-09-30 15:44

  10. Low calving rates among blue whales cause for concern

    Aug. 12, 2014   Scientists studying the blue whale in the Gulf of St Lawrence are reporting alarmingly low calving rates from this critically endangered species, says the Sierra Club Canada Foundation. The Sierra Club recently launched a campaign to safeg ...

    2015-09-30 15:44