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Podcast: Who's emptying Canada's lakes? Coping with tricky party convos

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | December 1, 2014 1 comment

There’s an environment myth which claims  that  Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources from the 1960s to the 80s apparently said, that rather than discovering oil, he wish his country had found water. ...

Reflections on my first campaign launch

Blog entry by Cassidy Slezak | November 28, 2014 2 comments

This past week I was a part of the launch of a new Greenpeace campaign, “Best Buyers?”  Like the campaign title suggests, Best Buy doesn’t really practice what they preach.  Or in other words, they don’t buy the best products...

One amazing week in the fight against the tar sands.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 27, 2014 3 comments

Updated: In the fight against the tar sands there are good weeks and bad weeks and then there are weeks like this one where you can’t help but feel that we might just win. This week on both sides of the country tar sands pipeline...

Fire the Spin Doctors: Energy East pipeline can''t pass the climate test

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 26, 2014

TransCanada, the company that wants to build the Energy East pipeline from Alberta to New Brunswick, just fired their public relations firm after Greenpeace leaked their secret public relations strategy that included recruiting third...

Help Best Buy get out of ancient forests

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner | November 26, 2014 2 comments

Today Greenpeace released a report exposing Best Buy, the giant electronics retailer, for fueling destruction in Canada’s Boreal Forest. Our report reveals the company is sourcing an incredible 100 million pounds of paper every...

From Burnaby Mountain to our homelands in the Tar Sands

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | November 26, 2014 2 comments

I’ve been spending a lot of time up on Burnaby Mountain, just outside Vancouver, where 89 people have been arrested as part of the growing grassroots opposition to a tar sands pipeline. It is inspiring to see the Coast Salish peoples...

Better buying in the boreal forest

Publication | November 26, 2014 at 4:00

BEST BUY’Srole in the degradation of the boreal forest

Over 65 thousand people urge the feds and ports to stop the trade in endangered fin...

Blog entry by Sarah King, oceans campaign coordinator | November 25, 2014 1 comment

Early this year, Greenpeace was tipped off that Canada was being used as a trade route for endangered fin whales . We learned that about a dozen containers of fin whale meat in Iceland’s commercial hunt had landed in the Port of...

Provincial cooperation on climate an antidote to TransCanada’s PR trickery

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 21, 2014 1 comment

Earlier this week, Greenpeace released a copy of TransCanada’s secret public relations plan to recruit supporters for the Energy East pipeline and play dirty tricks on their opponents by recruiting third parties to attack...

A global day of oceanic solidarity

Blog entry by Nina Thuellen, EU fisheries project coordinator | November 21, 2014

Exactly one year ago I was privileged to attended the congress of European fishers using fishing gear with a low impact on marine life, and their brand new association L.I.F.E. (Low Impact Fishers of Europe) was officially...

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