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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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Nuclear safety guidelines protect the nuclear industry not Canadians, says report

Feature story | June 25, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace today released a new report that documents serious safety concerns with all three reactor designs being considered for Ontario and that shows safety standards for nuclear reactors have been watered down to allow new reactors with...

Nuclear Watchdog Lacks Teeth

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 25, 2008 1 comment

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) just released its decision to give the ageing Pickering B nuclear station a five-year operational licence despite the significant safety concerns raised by Greenpeace at public hearings...

Company scores plummet in Greener Electronics Guide

Feature story | June 24, 2008 at 17:00

With expanded and tougher criteria on toxic chemicals, electronic waste and new criteria on climate change only Sony and Sony Ericsson score more than 5/10 in our latest Guide to Greener Electronics. Nintendo and Microsoft remain rooted to the...

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