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Major breakthrough for Ocean Lovers: UN takes landmark step towards high seas...

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | January 27, 2015

It is time for Ocean Lovers worldwide to celebrate! After years of political foot-dragging, and four hectic days of   negotiations   at the United Nations, a   breakthrough   came in the wee hours of Saturday morning, 24 January:...

Ontario: Should it tax or trade carbon?

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | January 20, 2015

At the top of my all-too-rare “good news on climate” file is Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announcement that the next phase of Ontario’s climate plan will include some form of a price on carbon pollution . I’ve already written...

7 Resolutions for #OceanLovers

Blog entry by Veronica Frank | January 20, 2015

One week in to 2015, and even though some New Year’s resolutions will already have fallen by the wayside, we all need to urgently think about one more resolution:  The resolution to protect the oceans and all its beautiful whales,...

As Similar as Coke and Pepsi? New report shows that the Sustainable Forestry...

Blog entry by Catharine Grant | January 14, 2015 1 comment

For years, conservation organizations have insisted that the only forest certification scheme that delivers socially and environmentally responsible forest practices is the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). While not perfect, FSC has...

Another nail in the coffin of Greenlands Arctic oil hunt

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | January 14, 2015 1 comment

With plummeting oil prices, impacts of Russian sanctions and changing weather patterns, those hunting for Arctic oil have never been under more pressure. Combine that with the growing global resistance and the repeated failures from...

Now is the perfect time for Ontario to put a price on carbon pollution

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | January 13, 2015

This originally appeared as an op ed in the Kingston Whig-Standard The recent plummet in the price of oil has produced some obvious winners and losers. Consumers win and oil companies lose. Alberta's oilpatch pain is (mostly) gain...

Podcast: Birds reduce the ill effects of garbage. Recycling meds.

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | January 5, 2015

This month we're talking garbage...San Francisco, the city beside Silicon Valley, is cutting edge in the world of garbage. It was the first US city to require food composting for residents and businesses. SFdiverts the most waste of...

Who’s been naughty and who’s been nice to the planet this year

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr, Executive Director Greenpeace Canada | December 22, 2014 2 comments

License   Some rights reserved  by  Bart Fields  photo credit:  bart fields We’ve made our list. We’ve checked it twice. Now, it’s time to find out which Canadians will be getting a stocking full of eco-friendly goodies and...

Isn't it amazing what we can do together?

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | December 19, 2014 2 comments

DONATE NOW Isn't it amazing what we can do together?  For more than 40 years, Greenpeace and people like you have been making a difference. It’s thanks to our supporters, allies and friends that Greenpeace has grown from just a...

For workers and for our public forests, Resolute must work to regain its FSC certificates

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | December 18, 2014

By the middle of January of next year, Resolute Forest Products will see the termination of four of its FSC certificates in Lac St-Jean, Quebec and Northern Ontario totaling an area of over 8 million hectares of Boreal Forest. The...

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