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Global poll reveals huge majority support the creation of an Arctic sanctuary – Canada ranks higher than average –

International polling revealed today that 74 percent of people worldwide support the creation of a protected sanctuary in the international waters surrounding the North Pole. In Canada, support for this enhanced form of protection ranks higher than the global average, with 78 percent favourable opinion.
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Nuclear Bids Too Expensive, Says Ontario

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 29, 2009 2 comments

In 2005, the nuclear lobby promised its new reactors designs would be cheap enough to revive the moribund nuclear industry.  Today’s announcement by Energy Minister George Smitherman that he’s suspending the procurement of new reactors...

Greenpeace races to reach disintegrating glacier

Feature story | June 29, 2009 at 13:45

Our ship, The Arctic Sunrise is currently heading north along the west coast of Greenland in a race against time. It's destination is the disintegrating Petermann Glacier, but to reach the glacier our ship must pass through the Nares Strait,...

Amazon destruction not a good look for anyone

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 17:00

Just two weeks after our exposé 'Slaughtering the Amazon' showed how the Brazilian cattle industry is decimating the Amazon rainforest, we are seeing a stampede as companies and the World Bank start to sever their links with the slaughterhouses...

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