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  • First hand account of the activists’ arrest in Mahan

    Blogpost by Vivek Goyal - May 9, 2014 at 12:28 1 comment


    I asked them why were they here, at this hour? They said, "You will find out soon."

    We woke-up to the sound of loud knocking on our door. It took us a few minutes to realize what was happening. It was around 12.00 at night. Ten policemen in... Read more >

  • Shipment of whale meat from Iceland arrives in Japan

    Blogpost by Junichi Sato, Executive Director, Greenpeace Japan - May 8, 2014 at 15:46

    The Alma unloading in Japan.

    We had a strange visitor to Japan yesterday, the Alma, a refrigerated cargo vessel which has sailed all the way from Iceland carrying 2,000 tons of fin whale meat, valued at over 13 million US dollars. It sailed around the tip of Africa, cut out a p...

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  • The opposite of sleight of hand

    Blogpost by Stephanie Goodwin - May 7, 2014 at 17:15

    Wikipedia says that sleight of hand is the set of techniques used by a magician to manipulate objects secretly. The word sleight comes from the Old Norse language meaning cleverness, cunning, slyness.  Well, despite being a ‘have’ province, what the B... Read more >

  • May 10th is National Day of Action for Climate Protection

    Blogpost by Aspa Tzaras - May 7, 2014 at 9:00

    Individuals and groups across Canada are stepping up, reaching out and organizing to DEFEND communities from pipelines, and dirty energy projects.  The health of our land, air and water continues to be at risk as major pipeline projects remain on the ...

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  • The Guardian Tree's journey to protect the Boreal Forest

    Blogpost by Ioana Cotutiu - May 6, 2014 at 11:50

    Art is essential in any society and its value is not purely aesthetic. Many important social changes have been accompanied by innovations and even revolutions in the artistic world. Throughout history, artists have produced artwork that expressed thei...

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