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Greenpeace’s new ‘open’ project & your plastic-free future toolkit!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Head of Oceans-Plastics campaign | April 19, 2018

Earth Day 2018’s theme is to End Plastic Pollution, and Greenpeace Canada is rising to the challenge with the launch of our brand new project that’s a bit different from the way we usually tackle environmental problems. Because...

2,000 demonstrators against GE in Japan

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | October 10, 2010

Few hours away from the official opening of the UN meeting of the Protocol on Biosafety that will take place in Nagoya (Japon) between 11 and 15 october, some 2,000 colourful demonstrators ( diaporama ; disporama2 ) took to the...

Harper government Kyoto withdrawal issues death sentence to world's most vulnerable

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | December 12, 2011

Environment Minister Peter Kent, just back from COP17 in Durban, has announced Canada's pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol is a cornerstone of international climate negotiations and plays a key role in addressing the...

Growing Resistance - How Monsanto’s GE wheat was defeated

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | April 15, 2013 1 comment

Climate change, air pollution, biodiversity decline, deforestation, pesticides, genetically modified food, overfishing, etc… There are no shortage of environmental problems indeed! That is why it is sometimes difficult to maintain a...

2012 Canned Tuna Ranking

Page | March 26, 2012 at 8:00

Tuna brands play a key role in the overfishing crisis by selling us unsustainable tuna. It's time every brand takes responsibility.

Greenpeace heads to Supreme Court to defend polluter pay principle

Blog entry by Priyanka Vittal, Greenpeace Canada Legal Counsel | February 14, 2018 1 comment

Oil company polluters, not taxpayers and farmers, should bear responsibility for cleaning up the leftover toxic sites oil companies leave behind.   Tomorrow, Greenpeace Canada’s lawyer will defend the “polluter pays”...

Canada’s GE canola contaminating Japan

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | October 12, 2010

Today at the meeting of the Biosafety Protocol meeting in Nagoya (Japan), Canada became the subject of attention for contributing to the contamination of canola and broccoli in Japan.  At a lunch-time event organised by Japan’s...

Arctic ice melting faster as Canada turns away from climate policy

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | May 4, 2011 1 comment

Media are reporting that scientists with the Arctic Council see evidence that ice in the Arctic is melting faster than they expected.  This disturbing news comes right after the Harper government won a majority government. The...

Federal government isn’t ready to help Canadians adapt to climate change

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | December 7, 2010

Federal environment commissioner Scott Vaughan released a report today that documents how the federal government has failed to prepare for adapting to the impacts of climate change. Some highlights: “The government acknowledges...

Greenpeace challenged Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold’s opposition to glacier...

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | March 1, 2011 1 comment

Greenpeace Argentina recently took on Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold to challenge the company on its efforts to block application of a new law to protect glaciers in Argentina. The action against Barrick Gold came just...

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