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The nuclear industry doesn't trust itself...Why should we?

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 18, 2009

Why should we trust the nuclear industry when it doesn’t trust itself? That’s the underlining question of a Greenpeace report released this week. The Harper government has tabled the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act in...

Minister Shea applauds ICCAT's failure??

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 17, 2009

Federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Shea released a statement yesterday offering her congrats to ICCAT members for a job well-done on protecting Atlantic bluefin tuna. My question to Minister Shea is- did I miss something? Did ICCAT...

ICCAT fails again to protect the bluefin tuna

Feature story | November 16, 2009 at 17:00

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) has again failed the Atlantic bluefin tuna, voting at its annual meeting on recommendations that will not ensure the recovery of the depleted species.

Day of action in France against Total and oil sands

Feature story | November 16, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace’s campaign to stop the tar sands gained more momentum in Europe this past weekend as activists in France protested against French energy giant Total’s investments in Canada’s dirty oil.

SHUTDOWN! Forest destruction blocked by Greenpeace to save the climate

Feature story | November 16, 2009 at 17:00

While politicians continue to talk, we're taking action at the frontline of forest and climate destruction in Indonesia. Barack Obama is about to arrive in Asia for his first official visit while the US continues to block progress ahead of the...

Thanks for nothing, ICCAT

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 16, 2009 1 comment

Well, another pathetic round of ICCAT meetings has come to an end and yet again the Atlantic bluefin are  no closer to a plan for true recovery.  ICCAT scientists recently concluded that in order for there to even be a 50/50 chance at...

Seafood Buyer Beware- fish aren't always as they seem

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 16, 2009 1 comment

When shopping, most people assume that what the label says they are buying is actually, in fact, what they are buying. Well, it turns out that for many seafood products you're being fooled and only a DNA testing kit will help you...

African human rights activist, Kumi Naidoo, takes over as Greenpeace International...

Feature story | November 16, 2009 at 15:28

New Greenpeace International Executive Director and prominent human rights activist Dr. Kumi Naidoo today warned world leaders that there can be no excuse for not attending the upcoming UN Copenhagen Climate Summit and agreeing a fair, ambitious...

Harper government proposes massive subsidy for nuclear industry, says report

Feature story | November 15, 2009 at 17:00

The Harper government plans to short change Canadian victims of nuclear accidents by allowing reactor operators to provide billions less in industry compensation than other western countries in the event of a reactor accident, says a new...

THE NUCLEAR LIABILITY AND COMPENSATION ACT: Is it Appropriate for the 21st Century?

Publication | November 15, 2009 at 17:00

A bill has been introduced into Canada’s parliament to create the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act (NLCA), which would replace the existing Nuclear Liability Act. Both Acts pertain to civil liability for damage arising from an incident at a...

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