Ecology Action Centre

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Posted: Thu, Dec 08, 2016
Yesterday, at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, countries adopted a resolution calling for increased efforts to protect deep-ocean species and ecosystems from the destructive impacts of deep-sea fishing.
Posted: Wed, Dec 07, 2016
Today, the Ecology Action Centre lent our voice, along with 11 other conservation and environmental organizations across Canada, asking that both the federal and provincial governments consider our marine and terrestrial protected areas as part of the Pan-Canadian Frame
Posted: Mon, Dec 05, 2016
Ecology Action Centre partners in international smart energy project that celebrates Nova Scotia’s energy successes; EAC still wary of Nova Scotia’s lack of ambition.
 
Posted: Mon, Dec 05, 2016
Date: Sun, Jan 08, 2017,
9:00am to 11:00am
The Ecology Action Centre is proud to partner with our Sustainability Ally MEC for the MEC Race #1, winter race! Join us on January 8th in Point Pleasant Park. It doesn't get more Halifax than that! This race is aimed at all those whose new year’s resolutions include getting active and healthy. For only $15 you can choose between a 5K or 10K race. Rain/Ice/snow date is January 29th.
Posted: Thu, Dec 01, 2016
[KJI’PUKTUK/ HALIFAX]— A group of thirty former Africville residents and their descendants are arguing for reparations this week in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court. 
Map indicating location of Stabilization and Solidification facility
Posted: Tue, Nov 29, 2016
In May of last year, the Ecology Action Centre commented on the provincial environmental assessment for a stabilization and solidification project registered by Envirosoil Ltd.  This company has registered a second stabilization and solidification project for the same site.
Posted: Mon, Nov 21, 2016
The 20th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas concluded today. Parties agreed to maintain the current quota for the western stock of Atlantic bluefin tuna, however, regarding the eastern stock of bluefin as well as measures for Mediterranean swordfish and bigeye tuna, ICCAT Parties made decisions outside of the scientific advice.
Posted: Mon, Nov 21, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) November 21, 2016 – Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change announced, today, the government of Canada’s commitment to an accelerated national phase-out of coal-fired electricity to 2030.  
Posted: Sun, Nov 20, 2016
Posted: Wed, Nov 16, 2016
KJI’PUKTUK/ HALIFAX]-- Legal arguments have wrapped up in the Sipekne’katik First Nation suit against the Nova Scotia government over permits granted to the Alton Gas Storage project. The government of Stephen McNeil dropped a bomb into the already heated controversy around the project by aggressively challenging in court its "duty to consult" with Mi'kmaq people.

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