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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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Camp to protect Indonesian forests continues despite government efforts to stop it

Feature story | November 22, 2009 at 17:00

A Climate Defenders Camp in the Kampar peninsula of Indonesia to bear witness to forest destruction there continues despite concerted government efforts to dismantle it.

Federal parties have opportunity to increase nuclear liability limit

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 20, 2009 5 comments

Martin Mittelstaedt asks in today’s Globe and Mail how much a reactor operator should be required to pay out to victims in case of a nuclear accident. The Harper government doesn’t think much. It wants to short change Canadians and...

Final voyage for Japan's whaling fleet? Fingers crossed!

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 19, 2009 3 comments

Can it really be that over 20 years after the global ban on commercial whaling went into effect the Japanese fleet has once again set sail to the Southern ocean in pursuit of almost 1000 minke and fin whales? It's been well over a...

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