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Total blow to tar sands development: big victory for environment

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 30, 2014

Yesterday, the environment and communities directly affected by the tar sands won big! Total E&P, a major tar sands company, which is also a confirmed shipper for the proposed and now delayed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline,...

Oil Companies banking on world failure to address climate crisis.

Blog entry by mhudema | May 30, 2014 2 comments

Oil companies are banking on the destruction of the planet. That’s a statement that many of us suspected but now one of them is actually starting to admit it .  Recently, in response to a report by the Carbon Tracker...

Dear John, we need to talk: Will you commit to Our Oceans’ future?

Blog entry by Phil Kline | May 29, 2014 1 comment

John Kerry, US Secretary of State, has championed environmental protection, ever since the very first Earth Day in 1970. In particular, he has recognised the value of the oceans to us all. He has worked hard for their protection,...

Corporate executives could be personally liable for undermining action on climate change

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 28, 2014 4 comments

Greenpeace is putting the corporate executives of major fossil fuel companies on notice that they could face personal liability for funding climate denialism and opposing policies to fight climate change. Together with WWF and the...

Are you being SLAPPed? How corporations and governments try to silence public debate

Blog entry by Karianne Bruning, Legal Coordinator | May 23, 2014

The lawyers at Greenpeace International are a creative, dedicated team who tackle a wide range of duties. Part of our work is preparing legal strategies and defence for cases against Greenpeace International. We also monitor legal...

Greenpeace at Resolute’s AGM: will Richard Garneau be part of the solution?

Blog entry by Ioana Cotutiu and Nicolas Mainville | May 23, 2014

We are at the Annual General Meeting of Resolute Forest Products, held for the first time in Saint-Félicien, in the heart of Quebec’s forest industry. We’re asking Resolute CEO Richard Garneau today if he will be part of the...

Environment Canada memo contradicts Prime Minister’s rationale for delaying oil...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 23, 2014 2 comments

An  internal memo  to the federal Minister of the Environment, obtained by Greenpeace via Access to Information legislation, contradicts Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s publicly-stated reason for delaying the long-awaited greenhouse...

Ocean heroes in a half shell: it’s World Turtle Day!

Blog entry by Willie | May 22, 2014

All rights reserved . Credit: © Greenpeace / Paul Hilton Sea turtles live in the ocean. They don’t loiter around so much as cruise the whole sea, taking in shallow coastal lagoons, stopping by  seamounts ,...

Greenpeace activists standing up for belugas against big oil

Blog entry by Patrick Bonin | May 22, 2014

Greenpeace has sent a team of observers to monitor the work of the pipeline company Transcanada that wants to build an oil port near a beluga nursery near Cacouna, on the Saint Lawrence River. On May 20 th , they observed over a dozen...

Celebrating island (wild) life

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | May 21, 2014

Today is the  International Day for Biological Diversity . That’s a bit of a mouthful, but put simply it’s a day officially set aside to celebrate the world’s wealth of wildlife. For 2014 the theme is Island Biodiversity. Isolated...

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