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The Waswanapi-Broadback Forest

Image gallery | February 16, 2010


Image gallery | February 16, 2010

Baby Oranguatans playing at Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation

Image | February 15, 2010 at 16:01

Two baby orangutans play at the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS). The orangutans in this center have been rescued because their natural habitat is being destroyed. Orangutans, already endangered, are being pushed to the brink of...

Aftermath of Forest Fire on the Kapuas River

Image | February 15, 2010 at 15:34

A fisherman surveys the scene of a recent forest fire along the Kapuas River. Channels like these are dug by plantation companies to drain carbon-rich peatland, before the area is cleared and burnt in preparation for planting. Every year up to 1...

NZ fishing southern bluefin to death

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 11, 2010 3 comments

As the rest of the world is focussed on banning trade of northern bluefin tuna in an attempt to avoid a catastrophic collapse, the NZ government has decided that increasing fishing on the critically endangered southern bluefin is a ...

EU supports ban on bluefin!

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 11, 2010

Things are looking up today for the bluefin! Some good news out of the EU Parliament yesterday as members voted in support! See a press release put out by Greenpeace in Europe yesterday below. Fisheries Commissioner backs...

Closure of Pickering good for green energy; fixing Darlington wrong: Greenpeace

Feature story | February 9, 2010 at 13:43

News reports indicating Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will not rebuild the four Pickering B nuclear reactors is another blow to the future of the Canadian nuclear industry and could provide an opportunity for expanding green energy, if the...

Rights of Tokyo 2 violated according to UN

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 8, 2010

February 15th marks the beginning of the public trial of the Tokyo 2- Junichi and Toru- who were  detained by Japanese authorities after  exposing corruption with the whaling industry.  But thanks to the recent findings of a working...

GUILTY! Japan's justice system "breached human rights of Greenpeace anti-whaling...

Feature story | February 7, 2010 at 17:00

When two of our activists were detained after exposing major corruption in the Japanese whaling industry - we knew the Japanese authorities breached internationally guaranteed human rights. Now, as these two activists prepare to take the stand...

Another supermarket removes some Redlist

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 4, 2010

Today Loblaw announced it will be removing some "at risk" seafood species from sale.  Great news! It's great to see Redlist removal momentum continuing after west-coast retailers, Overwaitea , followed by Safeway , went public...

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