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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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Canada’s crustaceous performance at the WTO claws at European GE regulations

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 14, 2008

France extends GE ban, Canada tells Europe to reconsider.   Last week, France announced it would extend its ban on GE corn.  Before Canadians had time to seal the envelopes on the congratulations cards streaming across the...

Greenpeace chases whaling fleet from hunting grounds

Feature story | January 13, 2008 at 17:00

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary and immediately engaged in a high speed chase over hundreds of miles through fog and increasingly...

Cool farming and greenhouse gases

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 11, 2008

Agriculture is a major cause of global warming.  This is the key finding of “ Cool Farming ” a report published by Greenpeace and authored by Pete Smith, a Nobel Prize winning scientist from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

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