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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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Six volunteers scale Shell's oil rig.

Blog entry by Haley Rabic | April 8, 2015 1 comment

Yesterday morning things changed drastically for six volunteers aboard the Greenpeace ship the Esperanza.  They boarded Shell’s oil rig, the Polar Pioneer, on the high seas of the Pacific Ocean. The volunteers, Aliyah, Zoe, Johno,...

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...

Shell's profit comes at our expense

Blog entry by Isadora Wronski | April 6, 2015

Climate science has made it clear that Arctic oil needs to stay in the ground if we want to avoid the worst impacts from global climate change. We know it and we also know that Shell knows it too. A ships next to a controlled burn...

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