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A new environmental assessment could fast-track oil and gas exploration in an area home to sensitive corals and sponges. It includes important habitat for endangered whales. We have just three weeks to make our concerns known. Photo: Northern Bottlenose Whale Project



Sandy Lake and the Sackville River are home to Atlantic Salmon, endangered Wood Turtles, lichens and moss nestled among some of Nova Scotia’s scant remaining old-growth forests. It's a beloved place to walk, hike, snowshoe, and swim. But time is running out for Sandy Lake. 



Premier McNeil has announced there will be no extension to the Boat Harbour Act. Northern Pulp will need to stop pumping effluent into Boat Harbour as of January 31, 2020 to allow work to begin on the clean up of half a century of toxic mess. Photo: G Farrell



Thanks to investigative reporting and freedom of information requests, we all learned of the backdoor deal to sell Owls Head Provincial Park to a private developer, for conversion into golf courses. Our statement on Owls Head, and how you can help. Photo: Nova Scotia Nature Trust


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, February 7, 2020  
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EAC encourages broad public input during consultation period FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 10, 2020  
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Photo: G Farrell