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  • 63rd Annual General Meeting with Guest Speaker Silver Donald Cameron

    The public is welcome to attend the 63rd Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Nature. Come and meet renowned author Silver Donald Cameron, who will give us an update on his Green Interview project, and noted wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft, who will lead us in a discussion on the negative impact of the use of […]

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  • Biomass Use Reduced: Government Ends Must-Run Regulation

    We have a partial victory on the Biomass campaign, thanks to the petition and the hard work of the Forest Coalition of which Friends of Nature is a member! This press release came out today. Stopping the must run status of the Port Hawkesbury plant is a start but our ultimate goal is still to […]

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  • Let’s end open net pen salmon farming in Canada

    Dear Friends, This petition contains many good reasons why open pen salmon farms are a really bad idea. If enough of us sign Bernadette Jordan’s (the MP for the South Shore where many pens are located) petition, it will present it to Parliament. If you are in agreement, could you please sign it and send […]

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  • Petition on Biomass: Stop destroying Nova Scotia’s forests for biomass power generation

    Friends of Nature have been working with an as yet un-named group to protest the terrible devastation going on in our forests in order to supply wood to the biomass furnace in Port Hawkesbury. I urge you to sign the petition and to read the background information on how not “green” biomass technology has turned […]

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  • Is Forest Biomass Energy Green?

    Is forest biomass energy green? As it turns out, burning Nova Scotia’s forests for electricity can put more carbon into the air than burning coal, at least for a few decades. Why? Burning trees to make electricity is inherently inefficient. Most of the energy in a tree is wasted “up the chimney” when burned for electricity. Plus, biomass […]

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