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  1. SOSS Coalition Calls for Immediate Arms-Length Regulation to Protect Environment

    December 14, 2010 Halifax, NS- A coalition of environmental, First Nations and inshore fisheries organizations is calling on the Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and federal governments to act immediately on the Wells Inquiry recommendation that ar ...

    2017-12-14 16:17

  2. Thank You for Helping us Continue to be a Voice for the Earth!

    Your donation will be put to good use, supporting environmental protection throughout Atlantic Canada! Atlantic Chapter ...

    2012-02-10 10:02

  3. Go Wild in HRM Workshop, Apr. 5

        You’re invited to our  Go Wild in HRM  Workshop! April 5, 2012, 1 – 4:30 pm (followed by optional field trip to test our protocol) Dalhousie University (Room Number to Follow) We are inviting experts and volunteers to participate in a workshop aimed a ...

    2012-03-27 10:41

  4. PUBLIC FORUM: EXPLORING RENEWABLE ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

    When: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Friday, May 18 Where: Foran Room, St. John’s City Hall, St. John’s, NL The proposed Muskrat Falls hydro development project has spurred considerable debate about the future of energy production and consumption in our province. T ...

    2012-05-11 13:32

  5. Tell us What You Think!- Deadline Extended to Thursday, Sept. 6th!

    The Executive Committee of the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Sierra Club is gearing up for a strategic planning session on Sept 7-8th! We want to make sure we are going into the session with as much information as possible- so as part of our preparations, we ...

    2012-09-04 15:02

  6. Donkin Coal Mine Community Forum

    Come Share Your Concerns, Tell Us Your Values, and Give Recommendations As part of the environmental assessment for the Donkin Coal Mine, Sierra Club Atlantic invites community members to join us in gathering information about local community values, feat ...

    2012-09-05 08:35

  7. THE BELUGA WHALE

    Beluga whales have a small, blunt head with a beak and a rounded melon.  Belugas have a dorsal ridge instead of a dorsal fin and a sleek, pure white pigmented body.  While the adult beluga whale is pure white the calves are tan and the juveniles are blue ...

    2013-01-10 10:44

  8. THE HARBOUR PORPOISE

    Harbour porpoises are six feet long and weigh about 140 pounds and are the smallest cetaceans found in Canadian waters. The harbour porpoise has tiny flippers and a triangular dorsal fin and a small, rounded head with a short beak and smiling mouth. Harbo ...

    2013-01-10 11:08

  9. THE AMERICAN PLAICE

    American Plaice belongs to the flatfish group of fishes whose members are strongly compressed laterally and tend to lie and swim on one side.  When the young fish hatch from an egg they have the normal fish form. During development, as they settle to the ...

    2013-01-10 11:21

  10. 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