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Shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation kayaktivists protest Shell’s Arctic oil spill vessel as it...

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | May 30, 2015

Shishalh Sunshine Coast - tsain-ku (Trail Bay - Sechelt) Shell is at this moment sailing its oil spill containment vessel, the Arctic Challenger, through the Inside Passage on its way to Dutch Harbour where the company plans to begin...

Yes You Can Save Forests and Jobs in 2015

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | May 29, 2015

Five Greenpeace activists trekked to Augusta, Georgia, USA from several corners of North America to deliver some simple messages to the senior management and board of Resolute Forest Products, Canada’s largest logging company at their...

Chief Forester of Quebec issues alarming report on future of caribou

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | May 29, 2015

Quebec’s Chief Forester, an independent body appointed by the government to provide oversight and direction to the province’s forestry industry, released an alarming report last week showing that the future of woodland caribou in...

Iceland gears up to offload more endangered whale meat

Blog entry by Phil Kline and Laura Yates | May 28, 2015

Multiple international agreements to ban commercial whaling and stop the trade in endangered species haven’t stopped Iceland’s Kristjan Loftsson. The multi-millionaire continues to thumb his nose at the international community and...

Join our Thunderclap: Say it Loud for Real Solutions in the Boreal Forest

Blog entry by Marie Moucarry | May 28, 2015

So far, over 56,000 people from all over the world have joined our #StandForForests movement and told Canada’s largest logging company Resolute Forest Products that they want the Boreal Forest to be better protected, respected and...

Hope is in the eye of the protester

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | May 27, 2015

People in Clyde River, Coastal First Nations in British Columbia and kayaktivists on the West Coast, what do these people have in common? They are evidence of the growing global rebellion against the dangers of Arctic oil. ...

Forest fires shutting tar sands operations: the carbon price we’re already paying

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 27, 2015

My head just about exploded from the cognitive dissonance of oil industry executives warning the new NDP government in Alberta that ‘ now would be an inappropriate time to introduce a new tax on carbon ’, even as they are telling their...

A Better, Greener Alberta is Possible: Lets Work to Make It Real

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 26, 2015

On Sunday I stood with thousands of other Albertans at the Alberta legislature building, the place of so many protests and rallies, to welcome our new government. I cheered as the new cabinet was introduced. We now have a...

Return to Sonora: TimberWest in the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | May 21, 2015

It was exactly 2 years ago today that I published a   blog on Sonora Island   - the southernmost end of the Great Bear Rainforest, within the traditional territories of Kwakwaka'wakw and Coast Salish peoples. In that blog I...

It’s time to say yes to people, not to oil

Blog entry by Diego Creimer, Greenpeace Canada | May 20, 2015

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...

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