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How Harper turned a nuclear watchdog into a lapdog

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | August 19, 2015

As Prime Minister, Stephen Harper is famous for his preoccupation with controlling the flow of information. When it comes to nuclear safety, however, this obsession with information control has transformed our supposedly-independent...

The old man and the sea of oil

Blog entry by Maria Favorsky | August 19, 2015

Lake Imlor is nestled deep within the Russian taiga in western Siberia. More than half of Russia's oil production comes from the surrounding region. For the Indigenous Khanty people who live here, the lake is sacred. They have...

Indian Independence Day: Dissent is vital in a democracy

Blog entry by Vinuta Gopal | August 15, 2015

As India’s 69th Independence Day approaches, a new fight for freedom is afoot. This time, the struggle is one to define and defend what a real democracy should be. This time, the power we need to challenge is one of our own making,...

India at 69 - a 27 year old reflects

Blog entry by Navdha Malhotra | August 15, 2015

All rights reserved . Credit: Greenpeace India enters its 69th year of independence Greenpeace India digital campaigner Navdha Malhotra reflects on what Independence day means to her this year. She has...

Collaboration the key to sustainability in Canada’s Boreal Forest

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr | August 14, 2015

This week, a multibillion dollar logging company spent a small fortune taking out full page attack ads aimed at Greenpeace and ForestEthics in newspapers across Canada.  If you didn’t see the ads, the company, Resolute Forest...

What are people saying about How to Change the World?

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | August 13, 2015

How to change the world? An age-old question. At Greenpeace, it’s the mission-critical question, and the one examined by director Jerry Rothwell in his acclaimed new documentary feature charting Greenpeace’s origin story. How to...

Stop Shell from being allowed to spill oil off the coast of Nova Scotia for up to...

Blog entry by Mark Brooks | August 13, 2015

Proving once again that the Harper government is more than happy to do the bidding of oil companies in Canada, federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq recently agreed to allow Shell up to 21 days to cap a blow out from an oil well ...

In theatres now: How to Change the World

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | August 7, 2015 4 comments

Don't miss How to Change the World , the amazing story of the origins of Greenpeace, in theatres near you starting today. In 1971, a small group of activists set sail from Vancouver, Canada in an old fishing boat. Their...

Why was environment a key issue in first federal election debate?

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | August 7, 2015

The first debate in Canada’s federal election campaign was fun to watch. Moderator Paul Wells asked good, tough questions and the candidates had time to respond to each other. What really set this debate apart, however, was how the...

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: remembering the power of peace

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | August 6, 2015

The fight against nuclear is steeped in Greenpeace history. On the 70 th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombings we’re reminded of the consequences of nuclear energy and the people’s movement to campaign for nuclear disarmament to...

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