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Best Buy does Better for Canada’s Forests, Commits to Sustainable Paper

Today the world’s largest electronics retailer, Best Buy, announced major improvements to its paper supply chain to better protect Canada’s Boreal Forest, one of the lungs of our planet and a vital buffer against climate change.
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Statement from Greenpeace Canada Executive Director, Joanna Kerr, on Nazca Lines Situation


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Wind Power Blocked by Nuclear in Ontario

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 13, 2008

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty is set to visit a wind farm in Port Alma this morning .  Premier McGuinty will undoubtedly tout his government’s strides to develop wind power.   What Premier McGuinty won’t mention, however, is the cap...

Canada's Biggest Environmental Groups Call for the Shut Down of Pickering B

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 12, 2008 3 comments

A coalition of Canada's biggest environmental groups today called on the McGuinty government to shut down the Pickering B nuclear station and replace it with green power.   Greenpeace, WWF, the David Suzuki Foundation, the Sierra Club...

Reports: Japanese government gives in, slashes whale quotas

Feature story | November 12, 2008 at 17:00

Good news for the whales comes in threes. And then you get a dollop of extra. Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan's biggest newspapers, reports there will be a 20 percent reduction in the number of whales targeted in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary...

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