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People power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | April 9, 2014

About 400,000 emails to Procter & Gamble CEO. Thousands of phone calls to P&G offices around the world. Dozens of protests throughout the planet. 7300 Sumatran orangutans at risk of being made homeless. ...

Greenpeace Canada podcast: Detoxing your life

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | April 8, 2014

This month's podcast is all about detoxing.... Not rehab. Not where your uncle ended up after a particularly nasty drunken birthday dinner.  I’m talking about getting toxins out of your life, your home. It’s pretty darn hard because...

Amplifying Northern Voices: Greenpeace and Yellowknife residents confront the Arctic...

Blog entry by Kiera Kolson and Farrah Khan | April 4, 2014

Last week, while Arctic Council officials met behind closed doors in Yellowknife, Greenpeace Canada staff met with community members to listen and take action on local concerns for the future of their home. Below are some reflections...

Greenpeace is not the enemy in the Arctic

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr | April 4, 2014

Sept. 19, 2013 - Members of the Russian Coast Guard seize the Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise following a protest by Greenpeace activists at a Russian oil platform in the Pechora Sea. Professor Rob Huebert was correct when he...

Indigenous people of Komi decide to kick Lukoil out of their lands

Blog entry by Greenpeace Russia | April 3, 2014

Residents from 13 different villages in the Izhma district of Komi region gathered at a public meeting to discuss recent environmental problems caused by Lukoil, the primary oil company operating in this subarctic area. The result of...

Big Oil has no place in Alberta’s schools

Blog entry by mhudema | April 3, 2014

I remember my grade two school teacher Mrs. Chalmers. She was an amazing educator.  While she didn’t like my unfinished art project, she made me want to learn about our connection to the natural world and taught me about the importance...

What environmentalists do

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | April 3, 2014

You’ve likely seen the Internet memes “What My Friends Think I Do vs What I Actually Do.” They depict what different people think a person does and end with a punch line about what they really do, which is usually much less exciting...

Knotty problems? There are solutions.

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | April 3, 2014

As Greenpeace launches Forest Solutions: An insider’s look at Greenpeace collaborations in forest regions around the world , Greenpeace B.C. Director Stephanie Goodwin offers her perspectives on forest-based collaborations. ...

Alberta Regulator confirms tarsands emissions may be responsible for Peace River...

Blog entry by mhudema | April 1, 2014 1 comment

Yesterday the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) released its report into the on-going emission and health issues in Peace River, Alberta. Residents in Peace River, since the 90’s, have been complaining about health effects they...

IPCC warning means it’s time to get serious about protecting our oceans

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie, Oceans campaigner- Greenpeace UK | April 1, 2014

We know climate change is the biggest threat facing our world, which is why it is Greenpeace’s priority campaign. Today’s report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s highlights the enormous impacts and...

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