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The Great Northern Forest Needs You

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | March 22, 2017

For thousands of years, it has filtered our water, purified our air and regulated our climate. It is home to countless animals like the caribou and the wolverine, as well as hundreds of Indigenous communities. It is our Great Northern...

Fashion's Deep Water Impacts

Blog entry by Valerie Pachal | March 22, 2017

Can fashion save the planet? Through awareness, we evolve. Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, RIVERBLUE spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive industries, fashion. Narrated by clean...

Liberal pro-oil talking points take a hit from new IEA report

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | March 21, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got multiple standing ovations from an oil industry crowd in Houston earlier this month, where he told them “As I said on the very first trip to the oil patch back in 2012, no country would find 173...

A World Without Greenpeace? How One Corporation Is Attacking Your Right to Speak for...

Blog entry by Molly Dorozenski | March 16, 2017 1 comment

Your right to speak out is being threatened right now in a dizzying variety of ways, not only by oppressive governments around the world, but also by underhanded corporations who want to suppress speech through expensive lawsuits. ...

Resolute’s “scandalous and vexatious” Claims Against Greenpeace are Rejected

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | March 15, 2017

Big news: The Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a ruling that some of Resolute’s allegations against Greenpeace Canada are “scandalous and vexatious.” This means that the scope of Resolute’s $7 million dollar defamation lawsuit filed...

Indigenous Energy Sovereignty: Beaver Lake Cree Nation's Solar Move

Blog entry by Crystal Lameman | March 15, 2017 1 comment

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples contains many provisions that affirm rights related to the causes, impacts and solutions to climate change and environmental injustices. Indigenous Peoples globally are...

How women are expanding horizons with solar power

Blog entry by Ghalia Fayad | March 8, 2017

Today, on International Women’s Day, the women of Deir Kanoun Ras el Ain cooperative in South Lebanon embarked on a quiet revolution. Together with young activists from Palestine, Lebanon and Syria, they completed a solar energy...

Tomorrow, Native Nations Rise. Stand With Indigenous Water Protectors

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | March 6, 2017

Tomorrow, Native Nations from across Turtle Island will come to Washington D.C. to stand together to protect the sacred and stop a rash of pipelines and fossil fuel development projects. Indigenous communities across the continent...

Seismic cannons won’t blast Arctic waters this year, but Clyde River Inuit await...

Blog entry by Farrah Khan | March 3, 2017

News just broke that oil exploration companies will not conduct seismic blasting in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait this summer. Residents of Baffin Island — including Clyde River — and all the unique marine life calling these waters home...

You did it! We’re detoxing the Great Outdoors!

Blog entry by Edyta, Stefan and the Detox Outdoor team | February 6, 2017

When we launched the Detox Outdoor campaign in late 2015 our goal was simple: Together with you, the outdoor community and Greenpeace supporters , eliminate hazardous PFCs from outdoor gear. Today, we are so happy to announce that ...

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