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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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What a success: the G8/G20 rally and march in Toronto

Feature story | June 26, 2010 at 10:05

More than thirty thousand braved wet weather to gather at Queen’s Park in downtown Toronto and then march to send a message to the leaders of the G8/G20 summits. The message to the G8/G20 leaders was: stop climate change, end fossil fuel...

Bayer gives up on GE Rice in Brazil

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | June 24, 2010

Chemical and pharmaceutical German multinational Bayer has given up GE rice in Brazil. After 8 years of trying to obtain an authorization and to convince in vain rice farmers, Bayer CropScience has withdrew it request for...

Greenpeace calls on the G8 and G20 to keep their promise to end fossil fuel subsidies

Feature story | June 24, 2010 at 10:33

(Toronto) – G8 and G20 leaders meeting this weekend in Canada have an opportunity to end the world’s destructive addiction to fossil fuels, Greenpeace said today by keeping their promise to end subsidies to big oil and big coal.

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