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Boreal Forest Waterway

Image | September 15, 2009 at 11:02

A creek branching off of the Athabasca River carries pollutants as the water moves downstream and away from the oil refineries.

Activists block tar sands mining operation to send message to Obama and Harper:...

Feature story | September 14, 2009 at 17:00

On the eve of the Harper-Obama meeting in Washington D.C., Greenpeace activists are locking down and blockading a giant dump truck and shovel at Shell’s massive Albian Sands open-pit mine in northern Alberta to send the message that the tar sands...

*UPDATE* Will Syncrude Duck Responsibility?

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | September 14, 2009 1 comment

Syncrude pleads : NOT GUILTY by reason of “we feel really, really, really, really bad about the dead ducks.” So this morning Syncrude lawyers entered a "not guilty" plea to both federal and provincial charges in the death of 1,600...

Will Syncrude Duck Responsibility?

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | September 14, 2009 5 comments

“We’re very saddened and sorry that this occurred” So read the Syncrude press release of April 8th, 2008 apologizing for the death of what was then believed to be 500 waterfowl, mostly ducks, on their toxic tailing ponds in the...

Alberta tar sands a major climate and economic threat:Greenpeace report

Feature story | September 13, 2009 at 17:00

A new Greenpeace report details how the world’s addiction to oil is increasing the threat the Alberta tar sands pose to the global climate.

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

Publication | September 13, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace commissioned this report to provide an analysis of the significant role dirty oil from the Alberta tar sands plays in the global climate crisis.

Rainbow Warrior activists join fight to protect Bluefin tuna

Blog entry by Sarah King | September 12, 2009

a press release from the Rainbow Warrior while on an expedition in the Pacific......... Greenpeace calls on governments to support a ban on Bluefin Tuna Trade Izmir , Turkey, 11 September 2009 - Greenpeace activists on board...

Cod Billboard

Image | September 11, 2009 at 13:01

Greenpeace Canada launches an ad campaign on buses, a billboard in Halifax and Ottawa that read: “There’s probably no cod. Now let’s stop overfishing & think of the future.”

Oceans Bluefin Tuna Action

Image | September 11, 2009 at 12:46

A Greenpeace activist in the sea holds a banner reading "Ban Bluefin Tuna Trade" during a protest to demand immediate action to protect the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna from commercial extinction.

90 Reasons to Care About Copenhagen

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | September 9, 2009 1 comment

Last week  our Executive Director Bruce Cox sent out an unprecedented email to our constituents. Recognizing that there's less than 100 days to what Time Magazine calls "the world's last good chance to craft a new global warming...

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