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Greenpeace: Why Civil Disobedience and Why Now

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | October 7, 2009 39 comments

Part 1 of a 2-Part Post , written by Bruce Cox, Executive Director of Greenpeace Canada. Read Part 2 Why in the world would a group of global citizens from Alberta to Berlin to Rio, drop everything and leave their comfy homes...

A Grizzly Discovery: Impact of the Salmon Collapse on West Coast Ecosystems

Blog entry by Sarah King | October 1, 2009 2 comments

Written by Jason Town..... Most have undoubtedly heard by now of the recent Fraser River Sockeye Salmon catastrophe, and its effect on the local economy of the First Nations and other commercial fishermen, as well as the sport and...

Rainbow Warrior activists join fight to protect Bluefin tuna

Blog entry by Sarah King | September 12, 2009

a press release from the Rainbow Warrior while on an expedition in the Pacific......... Greenpeace calls on governments to support a ban on Bluefin Tuna Trade Izmir , Turkey, 11 September 2009 - Greenpeace activists on board...

While Premiers Fuddled Around, the Forest Burned

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | August 13, 2009 10 comments

Last week in Regina , Canada's premiers blew a valuable opportunity to confront the climate crisis head on.  Rick Smith from Environmental Defense did a great job of outlining our hopes for the Council of the Federation: Mainly...

There's probably no cod....

Blog entry by Sarah King | August 13, 2009

...but that doesn't stop DFO from praying to cod that fishing them will bring them back. And that's despite their own scientists' recommendations. I mean, for the love of cod DFO, a 'stewardship' fishery? Stewardship implies...

Prosecution doesn't have to disclose evidence against Tokyo 2

Blog entry by Sarah King | August 11, 2009 1 comment

Some frustrating news out of Japan today as the court denies disclosure of evidence against the T2. The following press release was issued out of Aomori where the decision was made. Court denies disclosure of whale meat embezzlement...

Endangered species bycatch worthy of MSC label?

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 27, 2009 1 comment

Let's hope not. Currently, the Canadian Atlantic swordfish fisheries are under Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment in hopes that they will be able to carry the blue and white logo that is meant to denote sustainability. The...

FILM: Catch 'The End of the Line' in Toronto this weekend

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 14, 2009

The great new film The End of the Line will be screening starting this Friday in Toronto at the Royal Cinema on College. Based on the book by Charles Clover, the documentary is really the first that show the impact our insatiable...

Eco-certification for fish - higher standards needed

Blog entry by Beth Hunter | July 6, 2009 1 comment

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Make Up your Mind Metro!

Blog entry by Liam Doherty | June 6, 2009

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