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  1. 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

  2. MARINE SEA TURTLES

    Marine sea turtles are a fundamental link in marine ecosystems as they help maintain the health and vitality of sea grass beds and coral reefs.  Sea turtles are specially adapted for lfe in a marine environment and they possess flippers and a streamlined ...

    2013-01-10 11:43

  3. Meeting the Wild Children of PEI

    Hanna Hameline's blog A second Sierra Club Wild Child Nature Immersion Program is underway in PEI, only this time: it’s winter fun!  It is truly an amazing experience to slow down and let our imaginations wonder. At one visit, the kids and I made up ...

    2015-11-16 16:26

  4. Mines and Quarries

    Mines and quarries can impact the environment in a variety of ways such as water contamination, diverting water systems, air emissions, and destroying habitat for wildlife. The way to reduce these impacts is through careful consultation, land-use planning ...

    2016-08-28 20:15

  5. Mining

    We are working to improve decision-making processes regarding mines and quarries to ensure adequate community engagement, improved environmental assessment, stronger regulations and monitoring, and creation of a long-term development plan for the mine and ...

    2014-01-24 10:17

  6. Mission

              Engages Atlantic Canadians through education and action to green the economy and protect our environment.   Our Vision is for an Atlantic Canada of dynamic communities, thriving ecosystems, and a prosperous economy entirely powered by renewable ...

    2015-01-14 19:07

  7. Municipal Candidates promise HRM will look a lot greener according to Sierra Club survey

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016 [Halifax, NS] – With the municipal election looming in HRM, candidates for council and mayor are extolling the importance of trees in the city. A questionnaire distributed by Halifax Diverse, a program of the Sierra Club Canada F ...

    2016-10-11 08:49

  8. No Frack Fridays

    Get Tweeting on No Frack Fridays! Tell our elected representatives in Atlantic Canada that hydraulic fracturing for unconventional natural gas is not what we want for our communities! In order to get tweeting on No Frack Fridays, you need a twitter accoun ...

    2013-02-03 11:55

  9. Nova Scotia review on fracking confirms we still know nothing

    Zack Metcalfe's blog By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com Even now, after several reviews of fracking in this country, we aren't certain what it's doing to our air and water.  One such review, conducted by the Council of Canadian Academ ...

    2014-06-10 13:35

  10. Nova Scotia Wide Petition to Ban Fracking

    This Thanksgiving weekend marks the official launch of Sierra Club Canada- Atlantic Canada Chapter’s petition to ban hydraulic fracturing operations in Nova Scotia. The petition was launched at a public event outside the CORE All Energy Conference, coinci ...

    2013-02-03 11:56