Ecology Action Centre

action is our middle name

Our Work

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.
Energy
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.
Marine
Promoting sustainable ocean-based livelihoods and marine conservation in Atlantic Canada.
Transportation
Encouraging more province-wide options and increased investment in sustainable transportation such as public transit, carpooling, walking and cycling.
Wilderness
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.

We also 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 with one of them.

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