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Harper should say 'No' to more nuclear subsidies

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | August 7, 2008

According to a report in today’s Globe and Mail , Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL) and SNC-Lavalin are asking for billions in loan guarantees so they have a chance at winning a contract to build the prototype Advanced Candu Reactor...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 5, 2008 at 9:54

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Cameron Smith says proceed with caution on Boreal promise

Blog entry by Kim Fry | August 1, 2008 4 comments

LOGGING TheStar.com Proceed with caution on boreal promise Premier's pledge to save forest vague on details Jul 19, 2008 04:30 AM Cameron Smith Dalton McGuinty's promise to set aside half...

Greenpeace campaigner on global power list for pulp and paper sector

Feature story | July 30, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace Forests Campaign Coordinator Richard Brooks has been named to a "Top 50 Power List" of people considered the most influential in the global pulp and paper industry.

Conning the Congo

Feature story | July 29, 2008 at 17:00

Just as the need to save the world’s forests for climate protection is becoming widely recognised, we have discovered that major logging companies - operating in the Congo basin - are increasingly destroying one of the most ecologically important...

Timeline

Blog entry by Michael | July 28, 2008

Action: World's Dirtiest Oil - Stop the Tar Sands

Blog entry by JessieS | July 28, 2008 7 comments

Prior to this action, I had been to the tar sands more than once. I knew the tar sands are the largest industrial project on the face of the earth. I knew the tar sands displace an area the size of Vancouver Island and will grow to...

Climate Action Against Tar Sands in Canada

Image | July 24, 2008 at 14:43

Greenpeace activists enter Syncrude's Aurora North tar sands operation and block a pipe into the two-kilometre wide tailings pond, where toxic refuse material from mining operations is deposited.

Climate Action at Tar Sands in Canada

Image | July 24, 2008 at 14:36

Greenpeace activists enter Syncrude's Aurora North tar sands operation and block a pipe into the two-kilometre wide tailings pond, where toxic refuse material from mining operations is deposited. The activists also suspend a banner that reads...

Greenpeace activists interrupt Syncrude tar sands operation

Feature story | July 23, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists entered Syncrude’s Aurora North Tar Sands facility earlier today, erecting a banner that transformed the opening of a tailings pond pipe into the “mouth” of a giant skull, spewing toxic sludge into the same tailings pond that...

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