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A Grizzly Discovery: Impact of the Salmon Collapse on West Coast Ecosystems

Blog entry by Sarah King | October 1, 2009 2 comments

Written by Jason Town..... Most have undoubtedly heard by now of the recent Fraser River Sockeye Salmon catastrophe, and its effect on the local economy of the First Nations and other commercial fishermen, as well as the sport and...

Greenpeace Banner on Athabasca River

Image | September 30, 2009 at 15:50

Greenpeace activists hold banner on Athabasca River in protest of Suncor operations, in the heart of the tar sands, north of Fort McMurray on Sept. 30, 2009.

Activists Occupy a Bitumen Conveyor Belt

Image | September 30, 2009 at 15:22

Greenpeace activists shut down two huge bitumen conveyor belts at the Suncor facility in the Canadian tar sands. Another team of activists deploy a 30 x 7 metre floating banner reading "Dying for Climate Leadership" on the Athabasca river between...

Smoke Billowing from Suncor Site in Fort McMurray

Image | September 30, 2009 at 13:12

Smoke billows from a Suncor Facility, north of Fort McMurray, Alberta where Greenpeace activists blocked two conveyor belts and floated a banner on the Athabasca River on September 30, 2009.

No Redemption

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | September 30, 2009 9 comments

From the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Blog During our action in the tar sands of northern Alberta, Canada last week we were running a Twitter and comment feed on the Stop the Tar Sands landing page - so that...

Tar Sands Update

Feature story | September 29, 2009 at 17:00

All 21 Greenpeace activists arrested in connection with our disruption of Suncor’s tar sands operation on Wednesday are now out of custody. After more than 36 hours in police hands, they were all released on bail by about midnight Thursday.

Human Voices: Breathing life into numbers

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | September 29, 2009 1 comment

From Greenpeace's Climate Rescue Weblog When I arrived in New York last week to follow the journey of four women from across the world during Climate Week - I knew I would find some interesting stories. And I expected to feel...

G20 Pittsburgh - Here We Come!

Blog entry by Phoebe Stephens | September 25, 2009

Tuvalu is going 100% renewable and the Maldives are aiming for carbon neutrality so what goals are the big players setting? The United Nations (UN) Summit on Climate Change took place in New York September 22, right before the 64th...

Subdivisions to House Oil Workers in Fort McMurray

Image | September 24, 2009 at 16:10

Large subdivisions were built in Fort McMurray to house oil workers of the Tar Sands and Refineries.

Suncor Oil Refinery

Image | September 24, 2009 at 16:07

The Suncor Refinery outside of Fort McMurray with the Syncrude Refinery visible in the background.

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