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Help Best Buy get out of ancient forests

Today Greenpeace released a report exposing Best Buy, the giant electronics retailer, for fueling destruction in Canada’s Boreal Forest. Our report reveals the company is sourcing an incredible 100 million pounds of paper every year to produce throw-away flyers from the world’s last great forest.
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Endangered species bycatch worthy of MSC label?

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 27, 2009 1 comment

Let's hope not. Currently, the Canadian Atlantic swordfish fisheries are under Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment in hopes that they will be able to carry the blue and white logo that is meant to denote sustainability. The...

16 Greenpeace activists arrested during blockade of Quebec forest ministry

Feature story | July 26, 2009 at 17:00

Two teams of Greenpeace activists have been arrested for blockading the offices of the Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources today to protest against the ministry’s approval of the destruction of the last remaining intact forest areas in the province.

Greenpeace blocks office of Quebec’s forest ministry

Feature story | July 26, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists are blocking access to the Ministry of Natural Resources to disrupt its regular business activities in protest against the destruction of Quebec’s last intact forests.

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