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  • Keeping warm in the Boreal Forest

    Blogpost by Philippa Duchastel de Montrouge - January 26, 2018 at 14:29

    If there’s one thing you don’t want, it’s to freeze your fingers off in the Boreal Forest. At minus 37, that’s not always easy.

    Thermometer

    Equipped with what I thought were appropriate winter boots and warm gloves for my trip to the Cree First Nation of Waswa...

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  • Do ocean sanctuaries really work?

    Blogpost by Greenpeace Canada - January 25, 2018 at 16:26

    Our oceans are massive and unlike most places on land, they don’t really have borders. Animals, water (and sadly now plastic) all move freely across the globe.

    So it begs the question: does creating a protected area really work?  

    Short answer is ye...

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  • The Last Man Standing

    Blogpost by Philippa Duchastel de Montrouge - January 25, 2018 at 15:43

    Imagine the 8 hours you spend at work, in school, or scrolling through Facebook. Now imagine spending those 8 hours on a skidoo at -37 degrees (and more like -50 with wind chill factor), riding through the dark forest on a bumpy road. That’s how long ...

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  • Behind the Scenes: Visiting the Cree Nation of Waswanipi during the polar vortex

    Blogpost by Philippa Duchastel de Montrouge - January 23, 2018 at 11:10

    January 3, 2018.

    New year, new adventure. And what better (do I mean colder?) time to visit the Boreal Forest.

    Waswanipi - Cree nation

    As a forest campaigner, friends often ask me: what is it that you do exactly? Are you one of those people who approaches me in the metro...

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  • Antarctic’s Top Penguin

    Blogpost by Willie Mackenzie - January 20, 2018 at 11:12

    Not every penguin is up to the challenge of living in the Antarctic, but those that do are a special sort of awesome. Remember, they don’t have the luxury of being able to fly away again if the weather turns bad.

    In honour of Penguin Awareness Day ha... Read more >

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