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ForestEthics defends an Endangered Forest in Ontario

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, forest campaigner | October 10, 2013

Earlier this week, conservation group ForestEthics took 3M, the maker of Post-it Notes, to task for promoting greenwash through the use of Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) labelling and the destruction of old-growth forests around...

Why Tweets will help protect your freedom of speech

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | September 27, 2013

Ontario Bill 83- also known as the anti-SLAPP bill - began its second reading on 25 September. If you aren’t familiar with what a SLAPP is; it’s a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation that aims to intimidate and silence...

Ontario Failing on Biodiversity as well...

Blog entry by Catharine Grant | November 7, 2013

Just a day after the federal Environment Commissioner released his scathing report on the Harper government’s record on biodiversity, Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, released similar findings about the Ontario...

Why do I #StandForForests? - A volunteer’s perspective

Blog entry by Alice Grandcolas, volunteer | February 20, 2014

I’m writing to share with you the reasons why I was motivated to join the #StandForForests movement. But how do I speak about it without sounding cliché? How can I share with you what moved me and hope that it moves you too, all...

4 reasons we all should #StandForForests

Blog entry by Greg Norman, Forests Communications Coordinator | March 21, 2014 3 comments

We cannot sustain life without healthy, thriving forests. That is why Greenpeace campaigns for their protection and on this International Day of Forests, we want to share with you a few reasons why you should help. 1. 300 million of...

Are you being SLAPPed? How corporations and governments try to silence public debate

Blog entry by Karianne Bruning, Legal Coordinator | May 23, 2014

The lawyers at Greenpeace International are a creative, dedicated team who tackle a wide range of duties. Part of our work is preparing legal strategies and defence for cases against Greenpeace International. We also monitor legal...

Resolute’s transparency crisis over its operations in Canada’s forests

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | June 12, 2014

This week, The Nation (an aboriginal news magazine for the Cree and James Bay) released an in-depth exposé on Resolute’s ‘face-off’ over its suspended  Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certificates , the benchmark for responsible...

Is being sued for $7,000,000 radical?

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | September 3, 2013

$7,000,000 . That’s a big number. It’s how much Canada’s largest logging company, Resolute Forest Products , is suing us for. By ‘us’ I mean me. And my colleague Shane. And Greenpeace Canada too. Why? Well, our jobs are to expose ...

Sustainability requires actions, not words

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | October 10, 2013

Elizabeth Scharpf, the founder of Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE), wrote an interesting column for Reuters the other day, called Why “sustainability” should be more than just a meaningless buzzword . In her piece, Ms.

Ontario must ban SLAPP suits to protect free speech

Blog entry by Peter Jacobsen, Toby Mendel, Shane Moffatt, Cara F | November 8, 2013

Published today on the Toronto Star . Ontario must ban SLAPP suits to protect free speech By:  Peter Jacobsen, Toby Mendel, Shane Moffatt, Cara Faith Zwibel  Freedom of expression and democracy are being undermined in...

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