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New baby orca off BC !

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 13, 2009 2 comments

Great news comes today of a new addition to the endangered southern resident orcas bringing the population number to 87. See full story reported by canwest below... New orca baby off B.C. coast Canwest News Service Thu Nov 12...

ICCAT meeting update 3: Game on for bluefin

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 12, 2009

From the ICCAT meeting Willie reports......... So, here in Brazil, the game is on. At the end of yesterday’s session the parties around the table at the ICCAT meeting were asked what their priorities were for conserving bluefin tuna...

End of Japanese whaling may be in sight

Feature story | November 11, 2009 at 17:00

We've been watching the horizon for this one for a very long time, but our colleagues up in the crow's nest report that a new blip on the horizon could mean an end to Japanese whaling in Antarctica.

Greenpeace at the ICCAT meeting: Update 2

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 11, 2009

From behind closed doors Willie, a Greenpeace oceans campaigner in the UK and one of our representatives at the ICCAT meeting, sheds some light on ICCAT's continued failure to scientific advise and the possibility for a sea change.....

Awaiting a court decision in the Robson Bight oil spill case

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 11, 2009

While much of the Robson Bight case has been solved below the water, the court decision regarding the events that took place on the water back in August 2007 when the barge spilled its content and oil into the ecological reserve has...

Greenpeace delegation at ICCAT meeting: Meeting opens

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 10, 2009 2 comments

Francois, a member of the Greenpeace delegation attending the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting in Brazil, has these thoughts as the meeting that could seal the fate for the bluefin tuna...

Tapes Unearthed

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | November 10, 2009 2 comments

After 39 years “in hiding”, today Greenpeace released " Amchitka : the 1970 concert that launched Greenpeace”, a 2-CD recording of the pivotal benefit concert that started a movement. the 1970 concert that...

Save the bluefin tuna: ban international trade

Feature story | November 9, 2009 at 11:03

A last ditch attempt to save the majestic Atlantic bluefin tuna from commercial extinction is now under consideration.

Christopher Columbus Points the Finger at US for Blocking Climate Deal

Feature story | November 6, 2009 at 15:45

As the last day of climate talks before the Copenhagen summit drew to a close, Greenpeace attached a banner reading “Climate chaos: who is to blame?” to Barcelona’s iconic statue of Christopher Columbus, which stands at the bottom of the famous...

Why developing nations walked out on us

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | November 6, 2009

I recently went to  see Rahul Bose speak with Solomon Islands youth activist Christina Ora, on their Climate Justice Tour .  They were travelling across Canada, telling how their communities have been affected by climate change, and...

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