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Volunteers Step Up to the Gate at Kimberly-Clark Facility

Blog entry by Natalie | June 24, 2008 1 comment

On June 9, 2008 Greenpeace volunteers delivered a clear message to Kimberly-Clark, makers of Kleenex tissues: "Kleenex must stop wiping away ancient forests."  Three Greenpeace USA volunteers dragged chains, locks, and banners to the...

Clean Energy Potential Left Untapped

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 23, 2008

Last week the Canadian nuclear industry made a series of much-reported announcements on the possibility of building new reactors in Ontario and Saskatchewan. The nuclear industry’s public relations campaigns, unfortunately, often...

"Qualified support" for Liberal carbon tax

Feature story | June 19, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace has issued a statement offering qualified support for the carbon tax plan that Liberal leader Stéphane Dion has released. We welcomed the release of the Liberal carbon tax plan as a useful step towards reducing Canada’s greenhouse...

UPDATED - Outrage: Greenpeace whale meat scandal whistleblowers arrested in Japan

Feature story | June 19, 2008 at 17:00

Japanese police have arrested two Greenpeace activists for exposing a whale meat scandal involving the government-sponsored whaling programme. The two activists, Junichi Sato, 31, and Toru Suzuki, 41, are being investigated for allegedly stealing...

Tar Sands: destruction at its worst

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 19, 2008 3 comments

The Flow Must Go On Amid major flooding in the Midwest that marks a break from normal weather patterns , President Bush comes out in favor of offshore drilling. It's easy to make Bush an environmental straw man (sometimes I find...

Saskatchewan Beware

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 18, 2008 3 comments

A day after Ontario’s private nuclear operator Bruce Power was passed over for building new nuclear reactors at its site on Lake Huron, it announced that it will carry out a “feasibility study” on building new nuclear plants in...

Top Ten Reasons to Hate the Alberta Tar Sands

Blog entry by JessieS | June 17, 2008 5 comments

1. Residents of communities living downstream from tar sands operations are experiencing unusually high rates of rare cancers and auto-immune diseases. Dr. John O'Connor spoke out on the occurrance of rare cancer clusters in the...

McGuinty Government Ignores Nuclear Costs

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 17, 2008 2 comments

The Ontario government continues steer clear of acknowledging that the rising cost of new nuclear plants puts its $ 40 billion nuclear plan in doubt. The Globe and Mail’s Murray Campbell notes in his column today the Ontario Power...

Kleercut Greets Kleenex

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | June 16, 2008

Greenpeace teams up with the Natural Resources Defense Council to step up the campaign against Kleenex-owner Kimberly-Clark, which still purchases pulp for its disposable products from destructive logging operations in North America’s...

Out of Stock: The report

Feature story | June 16, 2008 at 17:00

Today, Greenpeace issued a new report “Out of Stock: Supermarkets and the Future of Seafood,” that documents the severe threat to the sustainability of seafood. In the report, Greenpeace urges Canadian supermarkets to shoulder their share of the...

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