Membership Magazine | Ecology Action Centre

Membership Magazine

In every issue of our regular publication, Ecology & Action, you can find:

  • Informative feature articles on a wide range of environmental topics

  • Action Is Our Middle Name: updates on the Ecology Action Centre's current activities

  • Seasonal Gourmet: delicious recipes using local, seasonal ingredients

If you are interested in writing for Ecology & Action, or joining our volunteer committee, please contact or (902) 429–2202. 

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Silver Donald Cameron, an ardent and personable environmentalist, passed away on June 1st of this year. His death is a great loss to the people of Nova Scotia and the environmental movement.

  • Time to Act for a Just and Green Recovery  - The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a societal disruption unlike anything we've seen for generations. The Ecology Action Centre has developed five guiding principles upon which we can build a collective vision for the future.

  • Remembering Silver Donald Cameron - Silver Donald Cameron, an ardent and personable environmentalist, passed away on June 1st of this year. His death is a great loss to the people of Nova Scotia and the environmental movement.

  • Building Back Better - Nova Scotia needs provincial goals that tackle climate change, sustainable economics, systemic injustice, equity, and inclusion. COVID-19 continues to be a wake-up call that resilience is the only path forward.

  • Environmental Sustainability and the Rural Economy  - As Nova Scotia begins to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, Authentic Seacoast is proving that we can stimulate our rural economies while keeping the environment in mind.

  • Wild Tales - Sharing Art and Stories About Wildlife in Mi'kma'ki & the Maritimes - Marine biologist, Sarah Wong describes what life is like on Sable Island for a grey seal mother and her pup.

  • Urban Greenspace is Good for Us - As we look toward a “new normal,” it will be necessary to carefully reflect on what the expansion of greenspaces could and should look like. This article explores the important benefits of greenspaces in urban areas.

  • Building Resilient Food Systems in Nova Scotia - COVID-19 has both exposed and exacerbated the many gaps in our food system, making clear the lived realities of food insecurity among families in Nova Scotia. There are three focus areas that we feel are ripe for action in Nova Scotia.

  • Degrowth - Fear Not, Wellbeing Without Economic Growth is Possible - This article explores the degrowth movement and how we can refocus our attention on imagining alternatives to economic growth so we can begin to build back better in a way that supports our communities and ecosystems.


You can also learn what our staff have been up to in recent months in Action is our Middle Name.

Some of our past issues are available in .pdf format:



Ecology and Action, Fall 2016
Summer 2016 Ecology & Action Ecology and Action Fall 2015
Summer 2015 Ecology & Action Spring 2015 Between the Issues November 2014
July 2014
Fall 2014
BTI Spring 2014
Spring 2014
Between the Issues, November 2013
Between the Issues, Summer 2013
Summer 2013
Between the Issues, Spring 2013
Spring 2013

BTI 2012
Fall 2012
Between the Issues, June 2012
Summer 2012
April 2012 Between the Issues
Spring 2012
November 2011
November, 2011

BTI Summer 2011: Celebrating 40 Years of Action2011 - 40th Anniversary Edition

Between the Issues, Fall 2010
Fall 2010

Summer 2010Summer 2010

Between the Issues, Spring 2010
Spring 2010

Between the Issues, Fall 2009
Fall 2009

 June 2009
Summer 2009

March 2009
Winter/Spring 2009
November, 2008
Fall 2008

   Summer, 2008

Fall, 2007
       Fall, 2007
Between the Issues, Spring 2007
     Spring, 2007
     Winter 06-07

Formerly known as Between the Issues, Ecology & Action is edited, written and illustrated almost entirely by volunteers.  Would you like to become a published writer or illustrator, or gain valuable editing experience?  Have your work seen by people across Nova Scotia?  We are always looking for keen, talented people to help us with all aspects of producing Ecology & Action.