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  1. Keep It Blue: Protecting Our Gulf from Oil Drilling

    You are invited to attend this important community event about our Gulf of St. Lawrence.  Nova Scotia, particularly the North Shore, and western Cape Breton, is dependent on the Gulf for renewable jobs in tourism and the fishing industry. As residents, th ...

    2013-03-22 15:25

  2. Sierra Club Eco-Trivia Night- Nov. 5th

      Monday, November 5th, 7 pm RockBottom Brewpub 5686 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax View Map · Get Directions What is Eco Trivia? Fun. Thought Provoking. Inspiring! It's a way to get together with people who care about the environment, the same as you do ...

    2013-03-22 15:25

  3. 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

  4. Letter Requesting that Human Impacts on Oceans be Included in Assessing Ecologically Significant Habitats

    November 11, 2012 Sierra Club Atlantic's Dr. Fred Winsor is participating in consultations to identify areas that are important in terms of their contribution to biodiveristy, uniqueness, and productivity off Newfoundland and Labrador (what the Depar ...

    2012-11-21 08:54

  5. OPEN LETTER: Premier Alward, There is a Win-Win Solution to Fracking Dilemma

    December 11, 2012     0KB   Dear Premier Alward:   A new session of the New Brunswick legislature should have been a chance for a fresh start for the government and the people of New Brunswick.   Unfortunately, it seems like allowing hydraulic fracturing ...

    2012-12-11 13:40

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. THE SEI WHALE

    Sei whales have a long,sleek body that is dark bluish-gray to black in colour and pale underneath.  They have 30 to 65 ventral grooves or pleats that extend from below the mouth to the navel area.   Sei whales have a 2 foot high dorsal fin, relatively sho ...

    2013-01-10 12:44

  9. THE BLUE WHALE

         Photo courtesy of DFO   Slender and elongated, the Blue whale is sleek and streamlined with a small, one foot high dorsal fin, long and pointed flippers, broad straight-edged flukes and a wide, flat head with one median ridge.  About  55 to 68 ventra ...

    2013-01-10 12:18

  10. THE WINTER SKATE

    Essentially the Winter Skate resembles a pancake with a short tail and it has a very flattened, depressed body and a slender tail.  It possesses a disc about 1.3 times as broad as it is long and a snout with an anterior angle of about 130 degrees.  The mo ...

    2013-01-11 08:54