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Greenpeace volunteers across Canada survey tuna sustainability

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | April 4, 2013

Greenpeace Canada has supporters and volunteers across Canada that are invaluable to our success.  People that support and take actions on our campaigns online and offline, donate to Greenpeace and participate in our volunteer programs...

Threat to whales fueled by the Canadian government’s tar sands push

Blog entry by Charles Latimer and Mike Hudema | April 29, 2014

This has been a pretty bad week for whales and unless something is done it’s going to get a lot worse. In the Harper government’s relentless pursuit to push tar sands pipelines through to Canada’s east and west coasts, the...

Greenpeace activists standing up for belugas against big oil

Blog entry by Patrick Bonin | May 22, 2014

Greenpeace has sent a team of observers to monitor the work of the pipeline company Transcanada that wants to build an oil port near a beluga nursery near Cacouna, on the Saint Lawrence River. On May 20 th , they observed over a dozen...

Four Ways the Canadian Arctic Can Flourish Without Fossil Fuels

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | August 25, 2016 1 comment

Imagine the Arctic dotted not with oil rigs and seismic blasting vessels but with wind turbines and solar panels. Where energy comes not from climate change causing diesel, but from geothermal, wave, wind and solar, and where...

A boat that pulls plastic out of the ocean? cool

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | January 20, 2014

Plastic trash in the ocean is a serious concern. By 2020 there will be an estimated 230 million tons of plastic in the ocean, most of it inside gyres like the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch". We recently spoke with a filmmaker on our...

6000 kilometers of shame – Feds allow endangered whale meat to cross Canada

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 14, 2014

Join us and urge federal ministers to stop the transit of endangered whale meat through Canada. Take action Two weeks ago, Greenpeace received a tip that a dozen containers of meat from endangered fin whales have arrived in...

BREAKING: Japan’s ‘research whaling’ ruled illegal by International Court of Justice.

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton, Social Media Specialist GP AP | March 31, 2014

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Stop the tar sands, save a whale

Blog entry by Sarah King | April 23, 2014

Two months after a win for B.C.’s Pacific humpback whales in the Federal Court , they could lose the key to their continued recovery – the legal protection of their habitat.  The Harper government wants to give them a lesser at-risk...

Exploring the canned seafood aisle on World Tuna Day

Blog entry by Sarah King, tuna hugger | May 2, 2014

It’s been a year since we released our 2013 Canned Tuna Sustainability Ranking , revealing how well-known Canadian brands are doing when it comes to ensuring their products are ocean-friendly. What better day to share some of the...

Urging Clover Leaf Seafoods to be less scary this Halloween

Blog entry by Sarah King, oceans campaign coordinator | October 30, 2014

If you’re looking for a Halloween fright, you’d be surprised to learn where gore and terror might be lurking in your everyday life. The canned tuna aisle is rife with creepy, hidden secrets. And your shopping cart could be too. The way...

DFO still doesn't get what endangered or overfished means

Blog entry by Sarah King, oceans campaign coordinator | November 5, 2014

This week, the federal government informed the CBC that the western population of Atlantic bluefin tuna could support a moderate increase, suggesting that they may be pushing for an increase in quota this year. Since bluefin tuna is...

Podcast: Mining the ocean floor (yikes!) Is there shark in your face cream?

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | November 13, 2014 1 comment

One thing I’ve noticed about big environmental issues is they often sound so benign. Fracking? Sounds like something you do at a party with a bunch of pals. Clear cutting? Sounds like a bad haircut. Deep sea mining? Sounds like a...

Podcast:Apps for Activism and Fish Factory Trawlers

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | March 2, 2015

Recently I read a story which I found truly shocking. It was about the sinking of a Korean fish factory trawler into the frigid depths of the Bering Sea off of Russia’s east coast. This particular fish factory trawler was on ...

ᐊᔪᖅᓴᖏᑦᑐᒪᓂᖅ ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᖕᓂᐊᖅᑐᖃᖏᓪᓗᓂ

Blog entry by ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᖏᑦ ᓂᑯᓚᐃ ᕋᑦᓯᐊᕝ | April 22, 2015

ᐊᑎᕋ ᓂᑯᓚᐃ. ᑰᒥᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᐃᓅᖃᑕᐅᔪᖓ, ᑕᐃᒫᑦᓴᐃᓐᓇᕐᓗ ᑕᐃᔭᐅᔪᒥᒃ ᐊᕕᑦᑐᖅᓯᒪᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᓪᓗᖓ, ᑕᐅᕙᓂ ᐅᐊᓐᓇᖅᐸᓯᐊᓂ ᐅᓛᓯᐊᑉ. ᑲᓇᑕᒧᖓᐅᓵᓕᓂᐊᓕᕋᒪ, ᐱᓗᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄᖓᐅᓗᖓ, ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑦ, ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᕆᔭᕋᓂᒃ. ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᐅᕙᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᓄᓇᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᖓᓗ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᖁᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖅᐸᓯᐅᓂᖓᓂᒃ.

I'm Standing Between Shell and the Arctic. Join Me.

Blog entry by Audrey Siegl | June 17, 2015

Earlier today, I went face-to-face with Shell's Arctic Drilling Rig the “Polar Pioneer”. It is terrifying. But there are moments in life when, despite your fear, you must act. I chose to stand face-to-face with this massive machine...

Acting for sharks, starting with your grocery list

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | July 8, 2015

This week is off to a sharktastic start with lots of jawsome shark facts, images, stories and sharkisms swimming around cyberspace. #Sharkweek is about getting to know this amazing creatures, sharing stories and inspiring people to...

Close your eyes and imagine an Arctic sanctuary

Blog entry by Marine Temperman | July 16, 2015

This is a story about the frozen ocean at the top of our planet. It's wild and untouched, and at the moment it's owned by everyone and no-one. This is the Arctic high seas, the wild west of the high north, and our global commons. But...

5 Ways Seismic Blasting Threatens Whales

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | August 27, 2015 1 comment

We don’t have to look very far back in history to find proof of why offshore oil drilling is a dangerous endeavour. The BP oil blowout and  the Exxon-Valdez spill both left surrounding regions devastated and neither company was able to...

Clyde River fights oil and reaches for the Arctic sun

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson and Farrah Khan | October 7, 2015

Late last month, we set off on a journey to Clyde River, Nunavut , after an inspiring and eventful fifteen months of supporting their fight against dangerous oil exploration in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. The community is still...

Top Seven Wondrous Facts about the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | January 8, 2016

British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest:  Where one of the world’s largest remaining coastal temperate rainforests is also home to many, many First Nations, and which holds one of the richest and most wondrous ecosystems on Earth –...

Iceland's fin whale hunt cancelled for 2016

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | February 29, 2016

No endangered fin whales will be hunted in Iceland this year. This is great news. Word from colleagues in Iceland, and now reports in both Icelandic and  English-language media  confirm that the planned hunt for fin whales will not...

BC’s smallest whale, Skeena salmon and GHG emissions all weigh against PNW LNG

Blog entry by Luanne Roth | March 21, 2016 1 comment

This is a guest blog post by Luanne Roth of the T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation. I live up in Prince Rupert on BC’s north coast where these porpoises, whales and salmon are a part of everyday life. A big decision is pending...

Winning on the world’s largest tuna company and what it means for the oceans

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 11, 2017

It took two years of relentless campaigning and nearly 700,000 concerned people from around the world , but today we are sharing the good news that together we convinced the world’s largest tuna company to clean up its act! Tuna...

5 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Antarctic

Blog entry by Samantha Wockner | January 8, 2018

In 2017 we launched a campaign to create an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary – the largest protected area on Earth. But why? Well, apart from being home to amazing animals such as penguins, whales and seals. The Antarctic plays an important...

Plastic pollution reaches the Antarctic

Blog entry by Sarah King, Head of Oceans & Plastics Campaign | June 7, 2018

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was in the Antarctic at the beginning of 2018 It’s not what we wanted to find. When Greenpeace set sail to the Antarctic earlier this year, we were going to look for the incredible wildlife -...

Map of proposed global network of marine reserves

Publication | October 15, 2007 at 19:00

A map of our proposed global network of marine reserves.

Greenpeace Report: Taking Stock: Ranking supermarkets on seafood sustainability

Publication | June 1, 2010 at 19:39

Taking Stock: Ranking supermarkets on seafood sustainability

Out of stock, Out of Excuses

Publication | May 18, 2009 at 19:00

Greenpeace’s 2009 Supermarket Ranking evaluates Canada’s eight major supermarkets on their progress in providing Canadians with seafood that is sustainably caught and farmed. Efforts are being made by some retailers but others are ignoring their...

Supermarket Ranking Grid - May 2009

Publication | May 22, 2009 at 11:30

Ranking retailers on seafood sustainability. May 2009 Scorecard.

Challenging the aquaculture industry on sustainability

Publication | January 27, 2008 at 18:00

Map of proposed global network of marine reserves

Publication | October 15, 2007 at 19:00

A map of our proposed global network of marine reserves.

Roadmap to recovery

Page | June 16, 2008 at 23:22

If we want fish tomorrow, we need marine reserves today. If we want whales tomorrow, we need marine reserves today. If we want protection from destructive fishing practices such as bottom trawling, we need marine reserves today. For healthy...

Redlist

Page | June 16, 2012 at 14:00

Species on the Greenpeace Canada Redlist

Help move destructive farmed salmon off store shelves!

Page | October 7, 2013 at 13:17

Farmed salmon is a major seller in the Canadian retail market, but it is also one of the most unsustainable products.

Greenpeace Canada podcast celebrates our iconic ship The Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | October 1, 2013

This month we salute the Rainbow Warrior returning to the city where Greenpeace was born, Vancouver B.C. In our first report on this episode Sarah Reynolds reminds us why the RW is central to Canadian’s environmental history and how...

Greenpeace activists intercept first shipment of Arctic offshore oil

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | May 1, 2014

As social beings, we often celebrate our firsts: first step, first word, first day of college are typically shared and applauded with loved ones. But some firsts are more a cause for head-shakes than hi-fives, as is the case with the...

Why it’s not too Late to say #ShellNo and Toast the Coast

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | June 16, 2015

Jane Fonda delivered a powerful speech she penned herself on the need to end extreme oil to save the planet and create a liveable future for future generations to thousands of people Saturday, June 13th at Jericho Beach, Vancouver. ...

Shell No!

Blog entry by Paul Spong | October 20, 2015

SHELL NO!  SHELL NO!!  This is the refrain that was repeated like a mantra on the waterways and in the communities of the Pacific Northwest as Shell Oil’s unholy assault on the Arctic Ocean began in May, following US President...

6 ways you can support Clyde River & Indigenous rights

Blog entry by Elizabeth Monaghan | November 24, 2016

It takes the strongest kind of courage to stand up to the most powerful organization in Canada—the federal government—not once, but twice. And, that's exactly what the Inuit community of Clyde River, Nunavut are doing. After being...

GPC podcast: birds+plastic+ocean=gross, bees' needs,the big fish question

Blog entry by mambrose | August 28, 2013

The latest episode of the GPC podcast covers the birds and the bees. We look at what the buzz is around bees. Listen to the full podcast here These photos give you a clue. They are the prime pollinators for many of the...

A recipe for Arctic protection

Blog entry by By Diego Creimer, Arctic communications officer | August 8, 2014

Since the dawn of human civilization, cooking and feasting together has been part of who we are as humans.  Around the fire, around the table, by gathering  and sharing food, women and men learned to live together and celebrate their...

Podcast: Birds reduce the ill effects of garbage. Recycling meds.

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | January 5, 2015

This month we're talking garbage...San Francisco, the city beside Silicon Valley, is cutting edge in the world of garbage. It was the first US city to require food composting for residents and businesses. SFdiverts the most waste of...

ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᔪᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᑐᒑᐱᒻᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑐᐃᓇᖅᑐᑦ

Blog entry by Ava Lightbody | February 10, 2015

ᐊᖏᔫᖏᑦᑐᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᒻᒥ ᑎᑭᑕᐅᓴᕋᐃᖏᑦᑐᒥ ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒥ ᓯᔾᔭᖅᐸᓯᐊᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑑᓂᖓᓂ, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓂᐱᖏᑦ ᓴᖏᓪᓕᕙᓪᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᑭᕋᖅᑐᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓂᐱᖁᖅᑐᔪᒻᒪᕆᖕᓂᒃ ᑐᓴᖅᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᖃᑕᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐃᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑎᓕᖕᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᕆᐅᖏᓐᓂᒃ − ᓱᕈᐃᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅᓯᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᔭᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᓇᓱᖕᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑕᕆᐅᕐᒦᑦᑐᓂᒃ...

On the tail of Shell’s Arctic oil drilling fleet

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | March 25, 2015

Right now, I’m looking at Shell’s giant Arctic oil rig, the Polar Pioneer . Everyone standing onboard the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza , is blown away by its size. We’re just a few miles away from Shell’s monster. Now we can...

Podcast:Dirty oil is not dirty when it's called something else.

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | April 7, 2015

When is dirty oil, not dirty oil? When you call it something else. We call the biggest resource extraction project in Canada, the tar sands. Not the oil sands. That’s what those doing the extracting call it. We call it the tar sands...

ᐅᓛᓯᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᑐᖃᖅ ᓯᕗᓕᐅᖅᑎᖓ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ

Blog entry by ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᖏᑦ ᐊᓕᒃ ᔅᐱᐅᔅ−ᕉᔅ, ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᔭᐅᑎᑦᑎᔨᖓᑦ | May 12, 2015

ᐃᓱᖅᐸᓯᐊᓂ ᐄᐳᒥ, ᒍᓖᓐᐲᓯᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐅᓂᒃᑲᖅᑎᑦᑎᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ, ᓄᓇᕗᒥ, ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒥᖓ ᓂᑯᓚᐃ ᕋᑦᓯᐊᕝᒥᒃ, ᐊᖓᔪᖄᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᔅᕚᑕᔅᓯᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ, ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓄᖁᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᔅᒫᒥ, ᑰᒥᒥᒃ. ᑕᐃᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᔅᒪᒥ ᑰᒦᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᑐᖃᐅᖕᒪᑕ ᐅᓛᓯᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖅᐸᓯᐊᑕ ᓄᓇᖏᓐᓂ. ᐃᓅᓯᖏᑦ ᐱᓗᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᑐᖓᕕᖃᖅᑐᑦ...

Stop Shell from being allowed to spill oil off the coast of Nova Scotia for up to...

Blog entry by Mark Brooks | August 13, 2015

Proving once again that the Harper government is more than happy to do the bidding of oil companies in Canada, federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq recently agreed to allow Shell up to 21 days to cap a blow out from an oil well ...

Get creative & win a trip to the Arctic!

Blog entry by Miriam Wilson | March 17, 2016

"This is my poster I made for GreenPeace Arctic "Save the Arctic" poster contest. The Arctic is in big trouble because of Global warming, drilling for oil, fishing and destruction of habitat. Please go vote for my painting. There will...

5 Lesser-Known Threats to the Fragile Arctic Ocean

Blog entry by Emily Buchanan | April 18, 2016

You probably know that climate change is melting Arctic ice  with astonishing speed . While some hear a warning bell, others see a business opportunity and as the ice disappears, oil companies and fishing fleets are moving further...

This is BIG! The seafood industry & major brands like McDonald's commit to safeguard...

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | May 25, 2016

Amazing news! Today an entire industry including major global brands  McDonald’s ,  Tesco ,  Young’s Seafood  and Iglo agreed to push back against destruction of our pristine Arctic waters.   Together with the Norwegian Fishing...

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