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You're closer than you think: Nuclear threats on the Great Lakes

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Senior Energy Analyst | July 10, 2017

Millions of Ontarians are vulnerable to a nuclear accident because of government negligence, and that includes you.   With major nuclear accidents happening about once every decade internationally, you’d think it would be...

Announcing the winners of the 2017 Greenpeace photo competition

Blog entry by Wanjiro Ndungu | July 7, 2017

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best wildlife photos as part of the 2017 Greenpeace Photo Competition.  The contest was a huge success — we had hundreds of entries and many of those submitted were truly fantastic...

Watch what oil companies do, not what they say, on the future of the tar sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | July 5, 2017

Over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal published a remarkably clear-eyed assessment of what oil companies are doing, and not just saying, about the future of the tar sands. Much of the Canadian coverage of the low oil...

2017 Tuna Ranking reveals more green tuna products but not enough green tuna aisles

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | July 5, 2017 2 comments

Our 2017 Canned Tuna Sustainability Ranking is out and with it comes more intel than ever before about the state of canned tuna aisles in well-known supermarket chains across Canada. There’s some good and some bad news to share, but...

One grandma’s wisdom for fighting the nuclear industry

Blog entry by Fawn Edwards | June 30, 2017

“I really don’t know why the province hasn’t accepted its responsibility to protect its citizens”, says Gail Cockburn, grandmother of four. “Is it because if they don’t talk about it, they don’t have to deal with it?” For...

Greenpeace Canada’s annual photo competition is back again!

Blog entry by Wanjiro Ndungu | June 20, 2017

We want to see your gorgeous wildlife and landscape photographs. Please submit them to the 2017 Greenpeace Canada photo contest for a chance to be featured in the 2018 Greenpeace Canada pocket calendar. Enter here : This calendar...

Four Tar Sands Pipelines are Heavily Financed by 25 Key Banks

Blog entry by Tim Donaghy, Greenpeace USA | June 14, 2017 3 comments

Twenty-five banks are the primary sources of credit for the three companies building four pipelines aiming to move Canada’s tar sands to market. Greenpeace is releasing research showing the connections between these banks and the...

90 organizations urge Resolute to drop its lawsuits against Greenpeace & Stand.earth

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | June 13, 2017

In case you didn't pick up Le Devoir or the Ottawa Citizen on Friday, organizations across Canada and the U.S., including the David Suzuki Foundation, the Broadbent Institute and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, called on...

We speak for the trees

Blog entry by Ethan Gilbert, Cross-Nordic Volunteer Coordinator | June 6, 2017 2 comments

When Resolute Forest Products, Canada’s largest logging company, threw two multi-million dollar lawsuits at Greenpeace and Stand.Earth for speaking out for the protection of the Canadian boreal forest, people around the world did not...

UPDATE: Towards #JustTuna: How a big Canadian brand is working to clean up its sourcing

Blog entry by Sarah King | June 5, 2017

Ocean Brands’ tuna commitment has been met! It’s been almost exactly a year since we posted the blog below with the news that Ocean Brands had announced bold and forward-looking commitments to be rolled out through its canned tuna...

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