Where Do Maritimers Stand, or Swim, on Marine Protected Areas?

In 1885, Banff National Park was established as Canada’s first national park, to protect its unique and pristine area for future generations. Since that time, hundreds of other federal and provincial terrestrial parks and ecological areas have been designated to protect a variety of and biologically and culturally important environments. Continue reading

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Making Time for the Ocean

In thinking about what Oceans Day in 2016 means – from the work that the Ecology Action Centre does in Atlantic Canada and beyond, to my overflowing social media accounts full of messaging on what an individual can do to reduce human impacts on the oceans – I found something missing. Continue reading