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Kumi Naidoo tours Fort Chipewyan

Image | June 24, 2010 at 13:38

Mike Mercredi, a community member from the Athabasca Chipewyan / Dene First Nation shows Kumi Naidoo the traditional territory of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and the effects tar sands are having on their community, land and wildlife.

Kumi Naidoo tours Fort Chipewyan

Image | June 24, 2010 at 13:32

Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo meets with members of the Mikisew Cree First Nation and Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Fort Chipewyan, northern Alberta to hear about the impacts of the nearby tar sands on their community.

Kumi Naidoo visits the Tar sands

Image | June 24, 2010 at 13:22

Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo stands in front of Syncrude's facility in the Alberta tar sands.

Bayer gives up on GE Rice in Brazil

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | June 24, 2010

Chemical and pharmaceutical German multinational Bayer has given up GE rice in Brazil. After 8 years of trying to obtain an authorization and to convince in vain rice farmers, Bayer CropScience has withdrew it request for...

Greenpeace calls on the G8 and G20 to keep their promise to end fossil fuel subsidies

Feature story | June 24, 2010 at 10:33

(Toronto) – G8 and G20 leaders meeting this weekend in Canada have an opportunity to end the world’s destructive addiction to fossil fuels, Greenpeace said today by keeping their promise to end subsidies to big oil and big coal.

Leaked declaration sees G20 back off plan to stop subsidies for Big Oil and Coal

Feature story | June 23, 2010 at 9:15

(International / Toronto) – As BP’s oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, G20 heads of state, due to meet in Toronto this weekend, are planning to dilute last year’s commitment to phase out subsidies to Big Oil and Big Coal, according a...

Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling.

Feature story | June 21, 2010 at 8:11

As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meeting begins in Morocco, there has been a flurry of media coverage over a possible ‘deal’ or ‘compromise’. Often the details, and sometimes the central points, can get lost as things are...

Safety concerns end Greenpeace Mount Logan climb for climate change action

Feature story | June 18, 2010 at 17:16

(Mount Logan, Yukon) — The Greenpeace expedition team that was hoping to reach the highest peak in Canada to send a message about what should be the highest priority at the G8/G20 meetings — stopping climate change — has been forced to abandon...

Choosing a diversity of nonviolent tactics

Blog entry by cskinner | June 16, 2010

Nonviolence vs. Diversity of Tactics: The case for nonviolent protest at the G8/G20 summits By Philippe Duhamel and Dave Martin This three-part blog supports peaceful protest, and nonviolent action in the tradition of Mahatma...

Diversity of Tactics: What does it mean?

Blog entry by cskinner | June 16, 2010

Nonviolence vs. Diversity of Tactics: The case for nonviolent protest at the G8/G20 summits By Philippe Duhamel and Dave Martin This three-part blog supports peaceful protest, and nonviolent action in the tradition of Mahatma...

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