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Forests

Hub | April 4, 2013 at 7:55

With 80 per cent of the planet's ancient forests already lost or degraded, the need for increased protection of the world’s remaining forests is more urgent than ever. Forests help stabilize the climate, sustain life, provide jobs, and are the...

Forests

Hub | April 1, 2011 at 11:08

Forests

Independent science shaped the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements

Feature story | March 30, 2012 at 14:50

Fundamental to the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements of 2006 and 2009 was the role that independent science played in determining the requirements to safeguard its ecological integrity . The letter below was released today by a group of thirteen...

Only half of Great Bear Rainforest off-limits to logging:

Feature story | February 7, 2012 at 10:08

Despite widespread public and political support for an agreement to save one of the world’s last and largest intact coastal temperate rainforests, only half of British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest is currently protected from logging.

140 groups call on Ontario to make public advocacy bill top priority

Feature story | September 18, 2013 at 6:55

Over 140 groups, including environmental organizations, unions and freedom of expression advocates, are calling on the Ontario legislature to adopt strong legislation to prevent Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) from being...

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.

Greenpeace campaigner on global power list for pulp and paper sector

Feature story | July 30, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace Forests Campaign Coordinator Richard Brooks has been named to a "Top 50 Power List" of people considered the most influential in the global pulp and paper industry.

Communities stepping up to protect the environment

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | July 12, 2013

Local communities are once again on the front lines of efforts to keep our west coast pristine.  Save Howe Sound is a local group of citizens who keep an eye on the world class beauty Howe Sound. They are promoting awareness of the...

Changes to Park Act pave the way for industrial development in B.C. parks

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | February 17, 2014

When BC politicians all went back to Victoria last week for the beginning of another legislative session, they didn’t waste time forwarding their agenda.  Environment Minister Mary Polak proposed a short list of amendments to the...

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