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  • A global day of oceanic solidarity

    Blogpost by Nina Thuellen, EU fisheries project coordinator - November 21, 2014 at 9:00

    Exactly one year ago I was privileged to attended the congress of European fishers using fishing gear with a low impact on marine life, and their brand new association L.I.F.E. (Low Impact Fishers of Europe) was officially established. It was a specia... Read more >

  • One thing I’ve noticed about big environmental issues is they often sound so benign. Fracking? Sounds like something you do at a party with a bunch of pals. Clear cutting? Sounds like a bad haircut. Deep sea mining? Sounds like a ramped up version o... Read more >

  • 35 Groups Petition Alberta Premier to Transition to Solar, Wind

    Blogpost by Mike Hudema - November 7, 2014 at 10:12

    Just yesterday, thirty-five groups, including landowners, First Nations and environmental organizations wrote to Alberta Premier Jim Prentice demanding the province start transitioning to renewables. 

    The letter comes just days after an authoritati... Read more >

  • Payback time for the big polluters?

    Blogpost by Kristin Casper - November 6, 2014 at 14:31

    Protestors participate in the "Climate Walk: A People's Walk for Climate Justice" during its kick off at the historic kilometer Zero in Luneta in Manila. 10/02/2014 © Nathaniel Garcia / Greenpeace

    The 500,000 people who marched for the climate in New York and other major cities in September have passed the torch to the people in the Philippines. The People's Climate Walk is a 40-day, 1000 km journey from Manila to ground zero in Tacloban City... Read more >

  • Inuit community battles Big Oil to save prime Narwhal habitat

    Blogpost by Farrah Khan - November 6, 2014 at 11:31

    The Canadian government and the National Energy Board have permitted a five year oil exploration project in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. These waters are in Canada’s Arctic – right off Clyde River’s coast and where 80-90 per cent of the world’s narwha... Read more >

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