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Moody Sun Rises over Boreal ForestGreen

Image | August 15, 2009 at 10:48

A view of the Waswanipi-Broadback Forest in the Abitibi region of Northern Quebec, one of the last remaining intact Boreal Forests in the province.

Nyobe Inspires

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | August 14, 2009

On Pedal for the Planet's Updates from the Road I read the inspiring story of Nyobe , a young girl who's just off training wheels, but already is active in defending the climate, happily riding along with her family: ...

Marine reserves - just a stone's throw away

Feature story | August 13, 2009 at 17:00

This week we have created a granite shield against bottom trawling in a fragile and ecologically important marine area in Sweden. Our activists sailed into Swedish waters and have so far placed 140 granite rocks (each weighing between 0.5 and 3...

While Premiers Fuddled Around, the Forest Burned

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | August 13, 2009 10 comments

Last week in Regina , Canada's premiers blew a valuable opportunity to confront the climate crisis head on.  Rick Smith from Environmental Defense did a great job of outlining our hopes for the Council of the Federation: Mainly...

There's probably no cod....

Blog entry by Sarah King | August 12, 2009

...but that doesn't stop DFO from praying to cod that fishing them will bring them back. And that's despite their own scientists' recommendations. I mean, for the love of cod DFO, a 'stewardship' fishery? Stewardship implies...

Prosecution doesn't have to disclose evidence against Tokyo 2

Blog entry by Sarah King | August 11, 2009 1 comment

Some frustrating news out of Japan today as the court denies disclosure of evidence against the T2. The following press release was issued out of Aomori where the decision was made. Court denies disclosure of whale meat embezzlement...

Greenpeace launches spoof ad campaign: "There's probably no Cod."

Feature story | August 10, 2009 at 17:00

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

Rumble in Regina

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | August 7, 2009 1 comment

Day one of the Council of the Federation meetings wrapped up with less fanfare than it began. The Premiers were bent on discussing the economy and H1N1 yesterday, but environmental groups on the ground kept the focus where it should...

Greenpeace hot air balloon in Regina

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | August 7, 2009

The Greenpeace hot air balloon, called "One World" made it's Canadian debut Thursday morning as the Council of Federation meetings got underway in Regina. Unfortunately, strong winds made it impossible for us to keep it up for very...

Dispatches from the Council

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | August 5, 2009 1 comment

This is the Greenpeace balloon that will hover above Regina. This is *not* the balloon that will hover above Regina. It has already been an exciting week here in Regina, and the Premiers' meetings haven't...

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