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Greenpeace helps make real change right now in the Great Bear Rainforest

Feature story | February 22, 2008 at 17:00

In February of 2006, British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell and First Nations announced the Great Bear Rainforest agreements - a historic conservation plan for the Great Bear Rainforest, to take full effect in March of 2009. Today, the...

Greenpeace launches website to track the use of 'good wood' in Olympic venues

Feature story | February 12, 2008 at 9:54

Exactly two years before the opening of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, a new spotlight is being shone on the Games’ environmental footprint.

Clayoquot Sound --- Beautiful, rare and still at risk

Page | August 11, 2008 at 17:00

The magnificent, rare Clayoquot Sound is one of the most famous forests in the world. More than a decade ago, the fight to save Clayoquot Sound inspired global interest in the area, making it known the world over. Clayoquot is again under threat.

Rainbow Warrior – pointing to a new tomorrow

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | September 30, 2013

42 years ago a bunch of brave folks in Vancouver got together to bear witness to nuclear testing the U.S. was doing in Alaska. Those passionate people decided they needed a ship to make their point – that atmospheric nuclear tests were...

In the Spirit of Kindness - Guest Blog by Jess Housty

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | February 19, 2014

As senior forests campaigner for Greenpeace on the Great Bear Rainforest, it has been a privilege and a pleasure to get to know and work closely with many of the amazing individuals and communities that call that spectacular rainforest...

BC Government’s own watchdog is barking at them

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | February 21, 2013

Sometimes independent bodies mandated to monitor the government have the courage to tell the truth.  Today is one of those days.  The Auditor General of British Columbia released an audit of biodiversity in B.C. , essentially a report...

Gateway-sized oil by rail project planned for northern British Columbia

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 22, 2013 1 comment

CN Rail, Nexen and the federal government have been working on a plan to ship bitumen from the tar sands by train through British Columbia, according to  documents obtained by Greenpeace  under Access to Information legislation. ...

Celebration! Great Bear Rainforest protected

Blog entry by Richard B | April 1, 2009 6 comments

Vancouver, Canada — Greenpeace is celebrating an enormous success—the protection of the Great Bear Rainforest. The government of British Columbia has announced the implementation of the most comprehensive rainforest conservation plan...

The People Say: No Oil Tankers, No Problem

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | October 18, 2010 1 comment

For the past few years, the best kept secret in Vancouver is that crude oil tanker traffic, once a rarity in Vancouver’s harbour, has increased dramatically with more than one oil tanker a week leaving our narrow harbour.  The oil...

Enbridge’s plan dead in the water, say First Nations

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | December 2, 2010 3 comments

I just returned from a press conference where 61 First Nations announced a tribal declaration : “We will not allow the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines, or similar Tar Sands projects, to cross our lands, territories...

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