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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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Greenpeace Founder Jim Bohlen 1926 - 2010

Feature story | July 6, 2010 at 12:35

There's an old joke that you can walk into any bar in Vancouver and find somebody claiming to be a Greenpeace founder. If that somebody had been Jim Bohlen, however, then this claim would have been absolutely true. It is with very deep sadness,...

Greenpeace witnesses desperate cleanup effort in the Gulf of Mexico

Blog entry by rto | July 5, 2010

A small team of Greenpeace activists has spent nine days surveying the destruction from the BP Deepwater oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.   The team witnessed a desperate and futile cleanup effort. In this video, Greenpeace B.C.

BP Oil Spill: It’s the animals that worry me.

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | July 5, 2010 2 comments

We have now been down here on the Gulf of Mexico for 5 days. It is hot and humid. Even though I knew full-well we were heading straight into hurricane Alex, I blithely expected clear skies and long sunny days. I am one member of...

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