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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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Building a Solar Dream in a Tar Sands Nightmare

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | September 23, 2015

After dealing with three decades of intensive oil, gas, logging, fracking and tar sands exploitation in our homeland, my community of Little Buffalo decided to forge a new future and become powered by the sun.   First Nation...

VIDEO: A Cree First Nation fights to save its land from industrial logging

Blog entry by Marie Moucarry | September 21, 2015

In collaboration with the Waswanipi Cree First Nation, Greenpeace launches a video today that tells the story of how a small Cree community is fighting to protect its ancestral land from industrial logging. Located close to James...

Honouring courage and compassion: Peace Day 2015

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 21, 2015

I was 22 years old when I had to leave my homeland, South Africa. I had no choice. I was living underground for a year by then, to avoid being arrested. This was 1987, in the midst of one of the most bloody and violent periods in the...

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