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Greenpeace Detox challenge to Adidas and Nike hits Toronto

Feature story | July 14, 2011 at 21:25

Toronto — Volunteers took to Greenpeace Detox campaign to Torontonians today. They were following up on the Detox challenge Greenpeace has issued to Adidas and Nike to be the first to cut the discharge of hazardous chemicals from supply chains.

Oil development in British Columbia’s coastal waters

Publication | June 26, 2010 at 16:49

The oil and gas industry has a great interest in accessing and expanding its operations in British Columbia’s coastal waters for oil development and transportation. Meanwhile, successive governments have not protected the marine environment nor...

Health, food, water

Publication | March 25, 2008 at 12:42

Heat waves attributable in part to climate change are forecast to kill hundreds of thousands this century. Climate change will also have disastrous effects on water supplies, agriculture and the spread of disease. Rich and poor alike will be...

Time for Nike and Adidas to Detox the world’s water

Feature story | July 12, 2011 at 15:56

Game on. Greenpeace is calling on Nike and Adidas to see which one is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we’re calling ‘Detox’,

Demand clean water to live

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | October 15, 2010

Today is Blog Action Day , a yearly event where bloggers around the world commit to writing about a a single topic to raise awareness. This year's topic is Water. Less than two weeks ago a mass of toxic mud swept through...

The consequences of an oil spill in Canada’s West Coast waters

Publication | June 26, 2010 at 15:36

If the Canadian government approves a proposal from pipeline giant Enbridge Inc. to build twin Northern Gateway pipelines from Alberta’s tar sands to Kitimat on northern B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest, an oil spill in the region is inevitable.

Podcast: Who's emptying Canada's lakes? Coping with tricky party convos

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | December 1, 2014 1 comment

There’s an environment myth which claims  that  Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources from the 1960s to the 80s apparently said, that rather than discovering oil, he wish his country had found water. ...

Harper government ignores scientists' warning on tar sands water impact

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 29, 2013 1 comment

The Harper government's move to exempt in-situ oil sands projects from the (new) Canadian Environmental Assessment Act runs contrary to the advice of government scientists, according to documents obtained by Greenpeace Canada under...

Detox game on almost everywhere

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | July 15, 2011

The Greenpeace XM3N mannequins and their Detox challenge to Adidas and Nike are showing up everywhere. The Detox campaign kicked off with news conferences in Beijing and Hong Kong. Greenpeace is challenging the world’s biggest...

Benetton shows its true colours and commits to toxic free fashion

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | January 16, 2013

It’s about time the Detox campaign officially landed on the stylish streets of one of the world's most high profile fashion centres. Here in Italy we are celebrating the latest Detox commitment, announced today by the Benetton Group...

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