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Greenpeace Supermarket Report: Canadian consumers want their oceans protected

Greenpeace Canada’s latest report ranking Canada’s big retailers on seafood sustainability urges the retail giants to take the next step and support the creation of oceans sanctuaries.
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Opposition to Uranium Mining

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | July 8, 2008 5 comments

There’s been a media frenzy this week over Cameco’s purchase of 550 tonnes of uranium or “yellowcake” from Iraq. Aside from highlighting the link between nuclear power and the nuclear weapons proliferation, the import of Saddam’s...

Dead Zones: How Agricultural Fertilizers are Killing our Rivers, Lakes and Oceans

Feature story | July 7, 2008 at 17:00

Last year, many Canadians had their summer holiday at the lake interrupted by the appearance of toxic dead zones caused by hazardous algae blooms. In Western Canada, Lake Winnipeg experienced record algae pollution which has doubled in the last...

Mediterranean pirates busted by Greenpeace

Feature story | July 6, 2008 at 17:00

Activists aboard our ship Arctic Sunrise confronted an illegal vessel, the Luna Rossa, fishing with a driftnet this morning in international waters west of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. The Luna Rossa’s crew immediately cut the net and fled...

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