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Greenpeace activists intercept first shipment of Arctic offshore oil

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | May 1, 2014

As social beings, we often celebrate our firsts: first step, first word, first day of college are typically shared and applauded with loved ones. But some firsts are more a cause for head-shakes than hi-fives, as is the case with the...

Threat to whales fueled by the Canadian government’s tar sands push

Blog entry by Charles Latimer and Mike Hudema | April 29, 2014

This has been a pretty bad week for whales and unless something is done it’s going to get a lot worse. In the Harper government’s relentless pursuit to push tar sands pipelines through to Canada’s east and west coasts, the...

No Deforestation solutions for Palm Oil into practice

Blog entry by Wirendro Sumargo | April 28, 2014

This month   Greenpeace launched  Forest Solutions: An insider’s look at Greenpeace collaborations in forest regions around the world . Wirendro Sumargo, Forest Campaigner for Greenpeace in Indonesia shares his perspectives...

The Unbreakable Bonds and Beauty of the Fight against the Keystone XL

Blog entry by mhudema | April 28, 2014

For the past week I have been amazed, humbled, and inspired by the power of people. This last week an area between the Washington monument and the US Capitol building in Washington D.C. was transformed into a meeting place, a...

Waddle you do to celebrate World Penguin Day?

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | April 25, 2014 2 comments

All rights reserved . Credit: Greenpeace 'Give us a kiss, it's World Penguin Day!' It’s World Penguin Day today, April 25 th , and I simply can’t imagine a world that didn’t have penguins in it. So in order to...

Tech giants lead the way to renewable energy

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | April 24, 2014 1 comment

Earlier this month, the world’s top climate scientists reiterated that we are on a path to permanently change our planet, reporting that people on every continent are already feeling the impacts of global warming. If we are to preserve...

The Boreal Forest - toward a green economy

Blog entry by Ioana Cotutiu | April 24, 2014 1 comment

For forestry workers, the forest is their livelihood. They should be the first to benefit from the forest's economic value. They should also be its stewards, something that is easier if they're fortunate enough to work for a company...

Stop the tar sands, save a whale

Blog entry by Sarah King | April 23, 2014

Two months after a win for B.C.’s Pacific humpback whales in the Federal Court , they could lose the key to their continued recovery – the legal protection of their habitat.  The Harper government wants to give them a lesser at-risk...

Alberta Energy Regulator approves CNRL re-start in troubled tar sands region

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 23, 2014

If anyone thought that there was a changing of the guard at the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) they should look no further than the decision it quietly released just before the Easter long weekend. The decision shows that whatever...

Of Solutions and Commitments: Going the Distance in the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | April 22, 2014

Last week Greenpeace launched   Forest Solutions: An insider’s look at Greenpeace collaborations in forest regions around the world . Eduardo Sousa, a Senior Forests Campaigner for Greenpeace shares his perspectives on the Great...

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