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"It is not that they cannot see the solution.
It is that they cannot see the problem."


(scenario #3,
Taking Care of Business

Scotian Winfields- a Maritime wind energy developer submits their Energy Strategy and Climate Change Action Plan to the Nova Scotia Department of Energy. The focus of this submission is that the renewable energy resources in Nova Scotia could supply 100% of the province’s energy needs. The Scotian WindFields’ submission provides recommendations which are low-cost to no-cost to both the government and to energy consumers.
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Wind Power Community Investment Program Comes to the Shore
Scotian Windfields Offers Communities a Chance to Invest in their own future.

Who Has Seen the Wind? Phil Thompson lives on an island on the Eastern Shore, off the grid.

Solar Nova Scotia Announces Latest Courses on Solar Shelter Design
This course is intended for the general public and for those in design and construction. The main instructor is one of Canada's most experienced solar designer-builders, Don Roscoe.
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The Benefits of Wind, or "Natural Gas is for Politicians",
a very serious topic with a funny headline.


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Considering the amount of wood products we use
and the time it takes to replace felled trees, can we consider forests to be a renewable resource? Read what others are saying, then come back and tell us what YOU think!

The Ecology Action Center
A site that documents the effects of clearcutting, with links to resources.

Sierra Club of Canada, Atlantic Region
addresses issues ranging from climate change and ozone depletion to toxic chemical contamination and loss of biological diversity. Why not join them and Take Action?

Clean Nova Scotia
Clean Nova Scotia is a non-profit environmental education organization with a focus on waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and climate change education.

Atlantic Region Green Lane
A guide to the wildlife of the Nova Scotia area with sections on pollution, conservation, climate, wildlife, research, and laws. Published by Environment Canada.

"If you donít change course,
youíll end up where youíre headed."

Ancient Chinese Proverb.


"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now". Chinese Proverb
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The planet Earth does not need our help, it will prevail. What we need to save is our own future and that of our children.

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Highway7 E-zine, a publication of Hatch Media, is an electronic journal with a focus on commercial, historical, cultural and ecological issues concerning the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia in Canada. Topics include a growing resource of currently more than 300 articles. More articles and image galleries are added frequently as new material is brought to our attention. With, our primary aim is to serve, inform and reflect the rural communities on the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia, as well as to acquaint new residents, visitors, tourists, and investors with the special beauty and enormous potential of our region.
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