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Darlington Nuclear Power Station

Image | August 17, 2009 at 17:21

In July 2009 the McGuinty government in Ontario announced that it suspended the procurement of two new reactors for the Darlington nuclear site stating the price was “billions” of dollars too high. The government’s announcement shows the true...

Pickering Nuclear Power Station

Image | August 17, 2009 at 17:18

The reactors at Pickering are the oldest and most dangerous in Canada, threatening the millions of people who live within 30 km of the site. Greenpeace is actively campaigning to have these reactors shut down and replaced with green energy.

Boreal Forest Floor

Image | August 15, 2009 at 11:05

The floor of the Waswanipi-Broadback Forest in Northern Quebec teems with life.

Sun Rays filter through Forest

Image | August 15, 2009 at 10:59

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.

Forest Floor Waswanipi-Broadback Forest

Image | August 15, 2009 at 10:55

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.

Lichens and Saplings in Boreal Forest

Image | August 15, 2009 at 10:52

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.

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...

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