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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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Voices of the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | December 3, 2015

Well into the 1990s the Great Bear Rainforest was largely open to industrial logging. A tug of war began between logging and non-logging visions for the region. While many feared the loss of ancient trees and endangered species and...

Responding to refugee boats in distress

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | December 3, 2015

It's a crisis that can be told in numbers:  around 890,000 refugees and migrants  arrived to Europe by sea this year, while more than 3,500 have died and it's not over yet. Fleeing war, human rights abuses and persecution, refugees...

Meet the Indonesians taking climate action into their own hands

Blog entry by Yuyun Indradi | December 2, 2015

Just over a year ago, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo of Indonesia - one of the biggest emitters along with the US, China and India -  visited a local community  affected by the forest fires and vowed to tackle the devastating crisis.

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