For close to 50 years, the Ecology Action Centre has been working on critical environmental issues from biodiversity protection to climate change to environmental justice. Taking action and making change is what we do best. Our success is made possible by our members , a community of interested and concerned individuals just like you. Thanks to the support of our members, here are just a few of the environmental successes we helped achieve: More than 13% of Canada’s oceans are now protected. We helped Canada surpass its international commitment to protect 10% of its ocean areas by 2020. 13.81% is now protected with improved standards including a ban on industrial activities like oil and gas in new federal MPAs. We helped expose years of illegal fishing by one of Canada’s largest fishery corporations, Clearwater. We have trained more than 17,000 children and youth in safe cycling skills , giving them the tools to be safe as they adapt to a future of green transportation. Over 30 hectares of ecologically significant Bay of Fundy salt marshes have been protected and restored through the Cheverie Creek pilot salt marsh restoration project. We organized the first International Deep-Sea Coral Symposium — now […]
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