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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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Greenpeace takes the Stop the Tar Sands campaign to Scandinavia to tackle Statoil

Feature story | May 15, 2009 at 15:42

Greenpeace is part way through a six week campaign in Scandinavia to increase international pressure on Canada and Alberta to stop the tar sands.

Scandinavian audiences: Concerned about tar sands destruction

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | May 15, 2009

From May 11th to May 20th, Greenpeace Canada and Greenpeace Nordic are bringing the reality of tar sands expansion and destruction to new audiences across Scandinavia. A target of the tour is StatoilHydro, Scandinavia’s biggest company...

Can Statoil wash its hands of the Tar Sands?

Feature story | May 15, 2009 at 13:07

The largest industrial project in the world. The largest capital investment in history. The world’s second largest oil field. The Canadian Tar Sands show just how desperate the oil industry is to feed its carbon habit. Now, thanks to a Greenpeace...

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