Our Campaigns

Arctic

The Arctic is in danger. Its ice is retreating at an increasing speed, cleaning the path for greedy oil companies that see this catastrophe as a business opportunity. Native people traditional way of life and health will be at risk and wildlife are to be uselessly endangered in the name of a shortsighted idea of progress and growth. Canada is one of the Largest Arctic countries in the world, and as such it has a clear responsibility to take a precautionary approach for any new development. The Arctic campaign is a massive worldwide effort to ban all industrial extractive activities at the inhabitant area in the Arctic oceans Together we can save the Arctic.

Climate and Energy 

Climate change and the threats of nuclear energy are real. That is why Greenpeace works to bring about a clean and just energy future. Tar sands and nuclear development plague the ecosystems and communities they occupy with safety and health risks. The Energy [R]evolution is a set of ready-to-implement solutions that lead away from the dangers of climate chaos and nuclear meltdown. It is a vision of the clean and just energy future for everyone on the planet.

Forests

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 source of culture for many Indigenous communities. Greenpeace opposes destructive and unsustainable development in the remaining ancient forests in Canada and globally. To effect positive change and put lasting solutions in place, we challenge the global marketplace, engage consumers, pressure governments and work with industry to protect the Boreal Forest, the Great Bear Rainforest and the Indonesian Rainforest.

Oceans

Life on our blue planet depends on healthy oceans, but recent reports warn that sea life  faces the next mass extinction. Next to climate change, overfishing is the single greatest threat to marine biodiversity. Industrial fishing has reduced populations of large, predatory fish  like tuna, cod and sharks by about ninety per cent in the last fifty years. Growing demand for seafood, wasteful fishing practices and mismanaged fish stocks and aquaculture operations are leading to broken links in marine food chains in Canadian waters and worldwide. Urgent action is needed to protect marine life and allow recovery. Greenpeace works to relieve pressure on ocean ecosystems and to establish a network of no-take marine reserves–ocean parks–covering 40 per cent of the world's oceans.

 

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ᐊᔪᖅᓴᖏᑦᑐᒪᓂᖅ ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᖕᓂᐊᖅᑐᖃᖏᓪᓗᓂ

Blog entry by ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᖏᑦ ᓂᑯᓚᐃ ᕋᑦᓯᐊᕝ | April 22, 2015

ᐊᑎᕋ ᓂᑯᓚᐃ. ᑰᒥᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᐃᓅᖃᑕᐅᔪᖓ, ᑕᐃᒫᑦᓴᐃᓐᓇᕐᓗ ᑕᐃᔭᐅᔪᒥᒃ ᐊᕕᑦᑐᖅᓯᒪᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᓪᓗᖓ, ᑕᐅᕙᓂ ᐅᐊᓐᓇᖅᐸᓯᐊᓂ ᐅᓛᓯᐊᑉ. ᑲᓇᑕᒧᖓᐅᓵᓕᓂᐊᓕᕋᒪ, ᐱᓗᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄᖓᐅᓗᖓ, ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑦ, ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᕆᔭᕋᓂᒃ. ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᐅᕙᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᓄᓇᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᖓᓗ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᖁᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖅᐸᓯᐅᓂᖓᓂᒃ.

Looking back: Canada's Arctic Council Chairmanship

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | April 22, 2015

This week in Iqaluit, the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut, the torch of global Arctic leadership will be passed as the United States assumes the Chairmanship of the  Arctic Council , the intergovernmental forum comprised...

5 Things I Learned at my First Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Hearing

Blog entry by Fawn Edwards | April 20, 2015 2 comments

Last week, I attended my first Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) hearing in Kincardine, Ontario. The Commission was considering Bruce Power’s application to renew their operating license for their eight nuclear reactors on the...

Canada needs a nuclear watchdog not a lapdog

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil Senior Nuclear Analyst | April 15, 2015

Today I’m asking the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to do its job: protect Canadians from Fukushima –like accidents.  May seem obvious but somebody has to tell them.   The Commission is way too cozy with the nuclear...

Ontario's carbon price is an important step toward a low-carbon future

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 14, 2015 1 comment

Congratulations to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and her government on taking an important step towards implementing an economy-wide price on carbon pollution. The Premier announced yesterday  that Ontario will be joining with Quebec...

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