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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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Backgrounder: Harper government’s January 2010 greenhouse gas target

Feature story | February 1, 2010 at 17:00

On January 30, 2010, federal Environment Minister Jim Prentice announced new targets for Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions for 2020. The government says it made this announcement to fulfill a condition of the non-binding Copenhagen Accord that...

Italy and France to defend the bluefin?

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 1, 2010

Could it be possible?! Two bluefin fishing nations take a stand to protect the ailing bluefin?! According to recent news,  Italy has announced it will halt fishing for a year and is thought to support a CITES listing and, just...

Pyramid schemes, Paris, and Seafood Summits

Blog entry by Beth Hunter | February 1, 2010

What do pyramid schemes, the Eiffel tower and the annual Seafood Summit have in common? All have some sort of connection to triangles…and pyramid schemes were at the heart of the Summit’s keynote speech yesterday by eminent and...

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