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  1. THE SPINY DOGFISH

    Spiny dogfish have a gray or brown top and pale grey or white ventral side with irregular white spots on the body.  Essentially the spiny dogfish are torpedo-shaped and are streamlined to permit easier swimming mobility.  The average length of spiny dogfi ...

    2013-01-11 09:13

  2. THE ATLANTIC REDFISH

    Atlantic redfish swim in deep waters at the edge of the major fishing banks and in deep channels carved in the ocean floor. Distinguished  by a bony protrusion on the lower jaw and by it's large eyes, the redfish can be found as two distinct species ...

    2013-01-11 09:29

  3. THE BLUEFIN TUNA

    Bluefin tuna are a very advanced oceanic fish which are warm blooded and capable of regulating their internal body temperature.  Bluefin tuna are the largest species from the Scombrid family and weights of 500 pounds are not at all unusual. The largest tu ...

    2013-01-11 09:44

  4. THE NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALE

        Right whales have a large, stocky body in which the girth can be sixty percent of body length. Usually the body tapers to a narrow tail and the whale possesses large spatula-shaped flippers, a smooth back without a dorsal fin and there are no ventral ...

    2013-01-11 10:08

  5. THE FIN WHALE

    Slender and elongated, fin whales are sleek and streamlined with a flat V-shaped head and up to 100 ventral grooves (pleats) extending to the navel.  Fin whales have a distinctly ridged back from dorsal fin to flukes, earning them the name razorback. Fin ...

    2013-01-11 10:23

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Contact Information for Provincial Political Leaders in Atlantic Canada

    Please follow these links to find out how you can contact your provincial Member of the Legislative Assemby (MLA) or Member of the House of Assembly (MHA), including your Premier!   New Brunswick MLAs Newfoundland and Labrador MHAs Nova Scotia MLAs Prince ...

    2013-03-11 15:33

  9. Public Meeting on Hydraulic Fracturing

    Please join us for a free public presentation about the process known as hydraulic fracturing and the risks that this industrial activity can pose to our health, environment, and economy. Information on produced waste waters and their disposal will also b ...

    2013-03-22 15:11

  10. Quiet Walk for the Protection of the Gulf

    PEI members of the Save our Seas and Shores Coalition (SOSS) are organizing a Quiet Walk for the Protection of the Gulf of St. Lawrence to be held on September 11 in conjunction with a meeting of the federal and provincial Ministers of Energy and Mines at ...

    2013-03-22 15:24