Our Work | Ecology Action Centre

Our Work

We have several standing committees that help us keep the organization running smoothly!  Please see our Committee Meeting Times page or contact us to learn more about how you can get involved.


Built Environment
Encouraging the development of communities that are in harmony with the natural and social environment, through approaches like planning and natural building.
Working towards a Nova Scotia where all coasts and waters are healthy, valued and protected.
Promoting research and education around practical approaches to, and education about, renewable energy and energy conservation initiatives.
Food Action
Encouraging Nova Scotians to produce and eat local, environmentally friendly foods. Promoting good food policy and the conservation of farm land and farming knowledge.
Promoting sustainable ocean-based livelihoods and marine conservation in Atlantic Canada.
Encouraging more province-wide options and increased investment in sustainable transportation such as public transit, carpooling, walking and cycling.
Working for better forestry, less clearcutting, a network of legally protected areas and other conservation measures that will help protect Nova Scotia’s wildlife and nature.