Ecology & Action Magazine

Ecology & Action Magazine is our tri-annual membership magazine. If you are interested in writing for Ecology & Action, or joining our volunteer committee, please contact us at or (902) 429–2202.

Latest Issue: Spring 2022

Check out some of the articles featured in the most recent issue of E&A below, or click here to read the whole thing! PDFs of some of our past editions are also available by clicking on their cover images at the bottom of this page.

cover of spring 2022 magazine by Lorne Julien

Have You Heard of HalifACT? A look into HRM’s Climate Action Plan

The Halifax Regional Municipality has one of the most ambitious climate action plans in the country. But if you haven’t heard of it before, you’re not alone! Find out more about HalifACT, and how the HRM is gearing up to tackle the climate emergency. Read the article here.

Treehouse Village: Nova Scotia’s First Cohousing Community

The goals of Treehouse Village, a new housing development in Bridgewater, are threefold: to live lightly on the land, to create a supportive community, and to provide residents with a well-designed and durable place to call home. Learn more about Nova Scotia’s first cohousing community! Read the article here.

A Review of “City Streets are for People”

Andrea Curtis’ newest book is a clear, insightful and inspiring story about urban transportation, climate change, and what cities around the world are doing to create sustainable transportation that will make cities more vibrant, healthy, and safe. Read the full review! 

Mutual Aid and Community Care, More Important Than Ever

The idea of mutual aid is nothing new. At its core, the concept is simply communities and neighbours taking care of one another and working together. But in the face of rising inequity, an increasingly unstable climate and a lack of adequate institutional support, mutual aid is more important than ever. Read more about the history of the idea, and examples of mutual aid right here at home. Read the article here.

A “Tail” of Resilience: The North Atlantic Right Whale

For centuries, the North Atlantic Right whale has faced threats from human activity, from harvesting for products like oil to collisions with boats and entanglement in fishing gear. Read more about the challenges and hope for recovery for this unique and resilient marine mammal. Read the article here.

Environmental Wins & the Power of Communities in Mi'kma'ki

When we work together to fight for the environment, we are powerful beyond measure. Check out these stories of local communities standing up for the Earth we call home and winning! Read the article here.

The Seasonal Gourmet: Kerala Egg Curry

With the arrival of spring weather come dreams of garden goods yet to come, which makes this the perfect time to use up the last of the previous year’s harvest. EAC volunteer and sustainable farmer Chiati Seth shares memories of stewed tomatoes and cooking with friends in Kerala, along with a delicious recipe for Kerala egg curry! See the recipe here!

You can also learn what our staff have been up to in recent months in the Action is our Middle Name section - read it here!

Past Issues