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  1. Watch for Wildlife

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Please see our official program website: www.watchforwildlife.ca Watch for Wildlife (W4W) NS is a wildlife vehicle collision prevention program that encourages and enables Nova Scotians and visitors to the ...

    2018-03-28 14:25

  2. Sir Charles Tupper Elementary wins Name the Whale Challenge

    Media Release, February 26, 2015 Taking matters into their own hands, Grade 6 students in Halifax raised $512.50 for blue whale research and public awareness in Atlantic Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2015 HALIFAX-- Thanks to the creativity of ...

    2016-08-28 20:06

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Community gardens now able to sell produce- green thumbs rejoice

    Zack Metcalfe's blog One small step for community gardens, one giant leap for Halifax at large. There are 11 community gardens in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), public spaces in which people can grow their own food, to lower the grocery bil ...

    2014-07-24 13:54

  7. What I Would Have Said

    Zack Metcalfe's blog It's been a few nights since Nova Scotia's independent fracking review passed through Halifax, addressing a frustrated and distrusting crowd of concerned citizens. These brave PhDs stood before hundreds of people and pr ...

    2014-07-29 12:02

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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