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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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Saving the last Japanese dugongs

Blog entry by Karli Thomas, Oceans Campaigner at Greenpeace NZ | November 6, 2015

The home of the last few Japanese dugongs is about to be landfilled to make way for two airstrips - part of the expansion of a US military base on the island of Okinawa. But a movement nearly 18 years old is standing up to say NO.

Carte blanche for the nuclear industry endangers us all

Blog entry by Stephanie Woodward | November 5, 2015

This week, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission is holding hearings on Ontario Power Generation’s request to extend their licensing period from the usual 2-5 years to 13 years for the aging Darlington nuclear power station. This...

4 Ways To Stop Indonesia's Forest Fires

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | November 4, 2015

A brief spell of  rainfall  in Indonesia has minimised the number of fire hotspots that have been broadcasting toxic smoke across the country… for now. Here are four ways to solve the stop the Indonesian forest fires once and for all. ...

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