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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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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.

Leaked declaration sees G20 back off plan to stop subsidies for Big Oil and Coal

Feature story | June 23, 2010 at 9:15

(International / Toronto) – As BP’s oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, G20 heads of state, due to meet in Toronto this weekend, are planning to dilute last year’s commitment to phase out subsidies to Big Oil and Big Coal, according a...

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