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Saving forests and stopping climate change: one action at a time

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | November 27, 2009

Only hours ago my passport was returned to me by Indonesian immigration officials who escorted me from Riau province on the island of Sumatra, where I was deported for protesting forest destruction and climate change back to Jakarta.

Update on Indonesia: Greenpeace Canada forest campaigner detained after helping to...

Feature story | November 25, 2009 at 10:49

Greenpeace Canada forest campaigner Stephanie Goodwin has been detained in Indonesia following an action yesterday by international Greenpeace volunteers to shut down Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), a major logging operation in the heart of Indonesia's...

Greenpeace Canadan forest campaigner helps shut down Indonesian climate destroyer

Feature story | November 24, 2009 at 17:00

A Greenpeace Canada campaigner joined other international Greenpeace volunteers today to shut down another major logging operation in the heart of Indonesia's rainforests, this one owned by Sinar Mas operated Asia Pulp & Paper (APP).

See George Monbiot in Toronto

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | November 23, 2009 4 comments

I've said it before: George Monbiot is a hero of mine.  He's a great journalist, who sweats the details , takes on the deniers and who's not afraid of  confrontation .  I'm thrilled that Greenpeace is co-presenting his talk in...

Camp to protect Indonesian forests continues despite government efforts to stop it

Feature story | November 22, 2009 at 17:00

A Climate Defenders Camp in the Kampar peninsula of Indonesia to bear witness to forest destruction there continues despite concerted government efforts to dismantle it.

Federal parties have opportunity to increase nuclear liability limit

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 20, 2009 5 comments

Martin Mittelstaedt asks in today’s Globe and Mail how much a reactor operator should be required to pay out to victims in case of a nuclear accident. The Harper government doesn’t think much. It wants to short change Canadians and...

Final voyage for Japan's whaling fleet? Fingers crossed!

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 19, 2009 3 comments

Can it really be that over 20 years after the global ban on commercial whaling went into effect the Japanese fleet has once again set sail to the Southern ocean in pursuit of almost 1000 minke and fin whales? It's been well over a...

Final voyage of the Japanese whaling fleet?

Feature story | November 19, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace is calling for this year’s departure of Japan’s so-called ‘scientific’ whaling fleet to be the program’s last.

New video mash up sends the message to politicians: Stop the Tar Sands

Feature story | November 19, 2009 at 17:00

The most important climate conference ever starts December 7 in Copenhagen. Now is the time to ramp up pressure to stop the tar sands.

Supreme Court rejects Tokyo Two appeal for disclosure of key evidence

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 19, 2009 3 comments

After weeks and weeks of awaiting, the decision by the Supreme court of Japan on whether to allow the disclosure of evidence was made and it was not in our favour. The following press release was released from Japan by our team working...

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