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Dirty Oil: How the tar sands are fueling the global climate crisis

Publication | April 1, 2009 at 16:35

Edmonton, Canada — A report commissioned by Greenpeace Canada analyses the significant role dirty oil from the Alberta tar sands plays in the global climate crisis.

Backgrounder: Bitumen and Biocarbon

Publication | April 1, 2009 at 16:28

A new research paper from Global Forest Watch Canada provides for the first time important information on the significant lack of reporting of greenhouse gas emissions caused by boreal forest disturbance in the Alberta tar sands.

Frequently asked questions

Publication | March 31, 2009 at 17:13

Frequently asked questions about the Great Bear Rainforest and Greenpeace's campaign to protect it.

Independent science to save the Great Bear Rainforest

Publication | March 31, 2009 at 16:56

Greenpeace, along with three other environmental groups, the logging industry, First Nations governments, communities and the Provincial and Federal governments established a blue ribbon science team to provide independent, multidisciplinary...

Map of the Great Bear Rainforest

Publication | March 31, 2009 at 16:54


GBR agreements backgrounder

Publication | March 31, 2009 at 13:55

Great Bear Rainforest agreements become reality.

Fact sheet: Greenpeace Seafood Report: Out of Stock

Publication | March 31, 2009 at 10:29

Greenpeace is calling on supermarkets to stop selling Redlist species, adopt a sustainable seafood procurement policy, use their influence to inform the industry on sustainability requirements, and ensure proper labeling of seafood products sold.

Woodland caribou

Publication | March 24, 2009 at 16:52

The Boreal Forest is home to one of Canada’s most iconic animals: the woodland caribou. Unfortunately, logging and industrial development have been destroying this threatened species’ habitat for decades, and caribou are quickly disappearing. If...

Protected areas

Publication | March 24, 2009 at 16:50

Canada’s Boreal Forest is inadequately protected. Almost half of the forest’s treed area is under licence to logging companies, mainly in the biologically diverse southern areas. Only 8.1 per cent of the intact areas of the forest are protected...


Publication | March 24, 2009 at 16:47

Intact forest areas are vital parts of the forest that have not yet been fragmented by human activities like logging, road building or other types of infrastructure. It’s critical to protect intact areas that are still in their natural state.

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