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Ecology Action Centre websites

Collected by: Dalhousie University Libraries

Archived since: Mar, 2018

Description:

Collection includes eleven archived websites published by the Ecology Action Centre, an environmental action group based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Websites address topics such as transportation, fisheries, logging, urban planning, and other issues addressed by the Ecology Action Centre.

Subject:   Society & Culture Science & Health Environmental action groups Environmental monitoring--Canada Nonprofit organizations--Canada

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Title: Clearcutting in Nova Scotia

URL: http://clearcutnovascotia.ca/

Description: This website raises awareness about clearcutting practices in Nova Scotia and provides information about alternative means of logging, mainly selection harvesting.

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Subject:   Clearcutting Logging Animals in logging

Title: Halifax garden network

URL: http://halifaxgardennetwork.com/

Description: This website provides a space for community gardens in the Halifax Regional Municipality to share gardening knowledge and stories with the public. It also provides a map of community gardens in the HRM and information and resources about developing a new community garden.

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Subject:   Community gardens

Title: How we fish matters: addressing the ecological impacts of Canadian fishing gear

URL: http://howwefish.ca/

Description: This website provides access to a report that analyzes the ecological impacts of major commercial fishing gears in Canada.

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Subject:   Fisheries--Gear selectivity Environmental impact analysis Marine resources conservation

Title: Label my seafood

URL: http://labelmyseafood.ca/

Description: This website supports a campaign to improve seafood labeling practices in Canada with the aim of helping businesses and consumers make more informed and sustainable choices. The project is run by SeaChoice.org with support from partner organizations, including the David Suzuki Foundation, Ecology Action Centre, and Living Oceans.

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Subject:   Seafood Sustainable development Eco-labeling

Title: Stormwater central : away from the gutter and into the ground

URL: http://managingstormwater.blogspot.ca/

Description: This blog explores a range of best management practices to reduce urban stormwater runoff and increase water infiltration and retention.

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Subject:   Runoff Urban runoff

Title: Our HRM Alliance: planning for liveable communities

URL: http://ourhrmalliance.ca/

Description: This website promotes the campaigns of Our HRM Alliance, a collection of 59 groups in the Halifax Regional Municipality that advocate for sustainable planning. Their campaigns relate to the development of regional parks, bike paths, public transit, and access to amenities in towns.

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Subject:   Greenbelts Community development, Urban City planning Parks Cycling Transportation Sustainable urban development

Title: Helping children and youth walk, cycle or skate for health and traffic safety: active and safe routes to school

URL: http://saferoutesns.ca/

Description: This website promotes the various programs (Youth Trans-Actions, School Travel Planning, Making Tracks, Pace Car, International Walk to School Month, Winter Walk Day, We Often Walk, and Walking School Bus), that the Ecology Action Centre organizes to promote the use of active transportation among children, youth, and families in Nova Scotia.

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Subject:   Walking Cycling Youth Children Families Transportation Exercise Traffic safety and children

Title: Nova Scotia Fracking Resource and Action Coalition: citizens and organizations across the province concerned about shale gas development

URL: http://www.nofrac.com/

Description: This is the website of the Nova Scotia Fracking Resource and Action Coalition (NOFRAC), a group of nearly 100 people representing more than 15 environmental and community organizations. NOFRAC raises awareness of the risks of hydraulic fracturing and shale gas developments in Nova Scotia.

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Subject:   Shale gas industry Hydraulic fracturing

Title: Ecology Action Centre

URL: https://ecologyaction.ca/

Description: This is the central website of the Ecology Action Centre, a not-for-profit organization in Nova Scotia that supports and organizes projects centred around environmental and economic sustainability. The website provides information on the EAC, their projects, and ways to get involved.

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Subject:   Sustainable development Sustainable buildings Coastal ecosystem health Renewable energy sources Energy conservation Local foods Marine resources conservation Local transit Transportation Wildlife conservation Conservation of natural resources Environmental action groups Environmental monitoring--Canada Nonprofit organizations--Canada

Title: Sharks in Canada

URL: https://sharksincanada.ca/

Description: This website is a project of the Ecology Action Centre that supports the conservation of Canadian sharks with a focus on Atlantic sharks, skates, and rays. It promotes the work that the EAC does in support of shark populations, provides information on Canadian sharks, and shares publications on sharks by the EAC.

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Subject:   Sharks Fisheries Fishery management Skates (Fishes) Rays (Fishes)

Title: Small scales : fisheries and ocean conservation in Atlantic Canada

URL: https://smallscales.ca/

Description: Smallscales.ca aims to explore and celebrate our varied connections to Atlantic Canada’s oceans, fisheries and species. This blog is curated by Heather Grant and other members of EAC’s Marine Issues Committee.

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Subject:   Fisheries Sustainable fisheries Fishery policy Seafood

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