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No seismic blasting in Canadian Arctic this year!

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | April 1, 2016 1 comment

Seismic cannons will not blast through the waters of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait this year, giving Nunavut communities and marine life another summer of relief from the threats of dangerous oil exploration. The conglomerate of...

Arctic Sanctuary Cake Delivery

Image | June 5, 2014 at 12:30

Greenpeace volunteers baked a special cake and handed out slices to passers-by to celebrate World Environment Day in front of the Prime Minister's Office and Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Canada on June 5, 2014. They also hand delivered a petition...

The stars align over the North Pole

Blog entry by Josefina Skerk | April 8, 2013

Today is the day we have been all been waiting for, and we have some exciting news to share with you. When we planned this expedition, our ambition was big already — to ski to the North Pole to lower a special pod and a flag for the...

Flying high in the icy Arctic wonderland

Blog entry by Kari Reller* | March 26, 2013

Once you find inspiration, a splash of color will fill you up with the energy to make a change. The four walls around you feel less binding because you now realize you have a window leading to an outside world full of indescribable...

What does the giant Arctic camel tell us about climate change?

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | March 7, 2013

In my line of work the chances to flex my paleontological muscles are few and far between, which is why the news from scientists that they’ve discovered the remains of a giant camel that lived in Canada’s high Arctic millions of...

A triangle of hope on the Arctic Ocean floor

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | December 21, 2012

Since the dawn of history, men, people and especially armies have flown flags and banners. The first ones, in fact, were an aid to co-ordinating troop movements on battlefields. Each flag indicated the exact position of a column of...

Greenpeace expresses its support to the Idle No More movement

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | December 20, 2012

Today, as demonstrations take place across the country, Greenpeace Canada is expressing its support for the growing Idle No More movement that calls on all people, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to take action and engage in our...

Russian Indigenous communities clean up Rusvietpetro’s oil spill as company does nothing

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon, Greenpeace International | June 4, 2013

On May 26, oil began flowing down the Kolva River through Komi Indigenous land in Northern Russia. For a week now the oil has been coating the river and building up on the banks, with no reaction from Rusvietpetro, the joint venture...

Greenpeace arrests show attempts to silence environmentalists continue

Blog entry by David Suzuki | November 27, 2013 7 comments

Early November marked the 18th anniversary of the tragic murder of outspoken writer and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight colleagues by the Nigerian government. Saro-Wiwa and the others had waged a long campaign to stop...

Latest score: Arctic 2 - Oil industry 0!

Blog entry by Truls Gulowsen | March 8, 2013

Shell’s spectacular series of mishaps in Alaska has definitely not been going down unnoticed in the oil industry. The Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil is slowing down plans to drill for oil in US Arctic waters after Shell’s...

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