RIO+20 Arctic Rising

Photo | June 29, 2012

Greenpeace launches "Save the Arctic Campaign" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during Rio+20, using a balloon in the shape of a polar bear with the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer in the background. The organization joins forces with Hollywood actors, rock stars, environmentalists, polar explorers and business leaders to launch a bid for a global sanctuary in the Arctic. The campaigners are demanding that oil drilling and unsustainable fishing be banned in Arctic waters. 06/21/2012


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A First Nation community tells logging companies: “Our land is not for sale”

Video | September 21, 2015 at 16:11

The Cree Nation of Waswanipi is fighting to protect its ancestral land from logging. The Broadback Valley, located close to James Bay in northern Quebec, Canada is at heart of these lands and is one of the last intact forests in the region.

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