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It’s time to say yes to people, no to oil

This Tuesday, an unprecedented journey started on the shores of Vancouver. For the first time ever, six people from as many First Nations set sail on board the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza to Haida Gwaii, to help connect coastal communities opposing pipelines and super tankers to the seven-million-strong global movement against Arctic oil drilling.
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The People Vs. Oil

Blog entry by Inderjit Deogun | May 15, 2015

Even before Shell’s oil rig, the 400-foot-tall Polar Pioneer, arrived in Seattle it was met with outrage. Six Greenpeace volunteers protested Shell’s plans to drill in the Arctic by boarding the vessel en route. The bold individuals...

Shredding documents can't paper over environmental problems in the tar sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 14, 2015

Bureaucrats don’t get a lot of thanks, but I’d like to extend mine to those true public servants who blew the whistle on document shredding at Alberta’s environment ministry. While watching Alberta’s election results come in, I...

Russian Indigenous Leader Talks Arctic Oil in Nunavut

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | May 11, 2015

At the end of April Greenpeace hosted a speaking event in Iqaluit, Nunavut, featuring Nikolay Rochev, the head of Izvatas, an organization that advocates for the rights of the Izhma Komi.   The Izhma Komi are an Indigenous...

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