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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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Groups say 'no' to nuclear power in Quebec

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | August 10, 2008

Over forty environmental groups wrote to Quebec’s National Assembly today to ask them to say ‘no’ to Hydro-Quebec if its board of directors decides to move ahead with a $1.5 plan to rebuild the ageing Gentilly-2 nuclear station,...

Good news for Canadian consumers: Monsanto is dropping a genetically engineered...

Feature story | August 7, 2008 at 17:00

The power of global consumer pressure has forced U.S. chemical giant Monsanto to get out of producing the bovine growth hormone rBST, a genetically engineered (GE) product to increase milk production in dairy cows.

Monsanto to get out Bovine Growth Hormones

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | August 7, 2008 4 comments

Consumer rejection forces Monsanto out genetically engineered bovine growth hormones Monsanto announced yesterday that it is getting out of the business of producing bovine growth hormone rBST, a genetically engineered (GE) product...

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