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Help Best Buy get out of ancient forests

Today Greenpeace released a report exposing Best Buy, the giant electronics retailer, for fueling destruction in Canada’s Boreal Forest. Our report reveals the company is sourcing an incredible 100 million pounds of paper every year to produce throw-away flyers from the world’s last great forest.
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Baird's Ministry of the Environment Fastracking Nuclear Reviews

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | August 18, 2008 3 comments

John Baird’s Ministry of the Environment seems intent to ram through and rubberstamp the environmental approvals for building new nuclear stations. Today is the deadline for making requests for intervener funding to comment on Bruce...

Hydro-Quebec to Decide Gentilly-2's Fate Today

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | August 15, 2008

Quebec media reports that Hydro-Quebec’s board of directors will decide at a closed door meeting today whether it proceeds with the $1.5 billion project to rebuild and extend the life of Gentilly-2, Quebec’s only nuclear reactor. ...

Prince Charles says GE crops the biggest environmental disaster ever

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | August 14, 2008 8 comments

If only it were the nineteenth century, instead of the twenty-first.  Back then, what the British Royals thought and said about global agricultural issues really mattered.  Unfortunately, at that time the Empire's agriculture policies...

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