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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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People power is preventing the expansion of the tar sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 29, 2015 1 comment

People power beat Big Oil again this week when Shell announced that they were cancelling their Carmon Creek tar sands project .  Shell said the decision to cancel the project (and thus take a $2 billion hit to their bottom line) “...

Greenpeace and the Sisiutl: Cultural Appropriation and Reconciliation

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | October 27, 2015

A few months ago I had the privilege to watch an advance screening of the extraordinary documentary on Greenpeace’s early history , How to Save the World . Jerry Rothwell’s compelling film brings to life an important and formative...

Canadians say NO to genetically modified salmon

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | October 23, 2015

In late 2013, the federal government approved the commercial development of genetically modified (GM) Atlantic salmon in Prince Edward Island. The GM Atlantic salmon contains genetic material from Chinook salmon and an eel-like...

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