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  1. Intersection redesign is an example of Urban Forestry Master Plan in action

    David Foster's blog A long awaited roundabout is going to mean the end of some long standing trees on the Halifax Common. Work is beginning this week on the conversion of the North Park and Cunard Street intersection into a roundabout and will causes ...

    2016-03-29 15:06

  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. PEI caught between Cavendish and a hard place

    Zack Metcalfe's blog There's been a moratorium on deep water wells for over a decade on PEI. It was established in 2002 because of major drought conditions that year, linked to the overuse of groundwater by these wells. They pose a danger to the ...

    2014-07-01 23:57

  4. Indigenous Insights in Point Pleasant Park

    David Foster's blog Did you know that Saturday, June 21st is National Aboriginal Day? Halifax is going to be the site of some fantastic opportunities to learn about indigenous traditions, culture, and knowledge! You can learn more about the day' ...

    2016-03-29 15:00

  5. Presentation to the PEI Legislative Standing Committee on Agriculture, Environment, Energy and Forestry on High Capacity Wells

    June 12, 2014 Presentation to the PEI Legislative Standing Committee on Agriculture, Environment, Energy and Forestry considering the moratorium on high capacity (deep) water wells for agriculture irrigation   PEI Sierra Club (Atlantic Chapter of Sierra C ...

    2015-04-22 11:21

  6. Environmental groups express solidarity with Pictou Landing First Nation

    June 12, 2014 K'JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX)- The Ecology Action Centre, Sierra Club Atlantic Canada, and Council of Canadians express their solidarity with Pictou Landing First Nation and neighbouring communities in their fight to defend and clean up their ho ...

    2016-06-09 14:58

  7. Small steps save fish, big steps save rivers

    Zack Metcalfe's blog By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com The single greatest challenge in my life has always been avoiding despair when facing the mistakes of the last century. Several months ago I read a book called Here On Earth, by Tim Flanne ...

    2014-06-10 08:34

  8. 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

  9. Halifax Diverse Naturalizes Your Yard

    David Foster's blog Do you know the impact that gardening with native plants can have on local wildlife? Bill Freedman does! As a professor of ecology and long-time practitioner of the principles of naturalization, he wants to spread the word about t ...

    2016-03-29 12:28

  10. City Birds and Cities for Birds

    David Foster's blog Mark Butler of the Ecology Action Centre discusses how individuals and cities can make yards and urban areas more friendly for birds. Specifically, we must eliminate risks to birds such as cats, but we also must stop eliminating i ...

    2016-03-29 15:00