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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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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...

Green Energy Act or Greenwash? We’ll Know Next Month

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | May 14, 2009 3 comments

Ontario just passed its much-hyped Green Energy Act. This could be an historic moment for green energy in Ontario or it could be an empty gesture by a government that wants to be perceived as green.  We’ll  know next month when the...

Taking the tar sands fight to Scandinavia

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | May 12, 2009 1 comment

From May 11th to May 20th, Greenpeace Canada communications officer Jessica Wilson will be in Scandinavia to help take our fight against the tar sands to northern Europe. Greenpeace Canada and Greenpeace Nordic will be travelling...

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