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Tar Sands: Ground Zero

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 17, 2008

OIL SANDS-PART 2: "Where I Come From Is Ground Zero" Chris Arsenault* FT. MCMURRAY, Oct 17 (IPS) - The wheels of the Caterpillar 797B, the world's largest truck, are always going round and round at Shell Canada's Albian...

Tar Sands Show Down Part 1

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 17, 2008 2 comments

OIL SANDS-PART 1: Showdown at Ft. McMoney Chris Arsenault* FT. MCMURRY, Canada, Oct 16 (IPS) - The sun rises in a bright, red line over flat land, small lakes, boreal...

Greenpeace needs your help to protect Canada’s Boreal Forest

Feature story | October 16, 2008 at 17:00

Kimberly-Clark continues to make Kleenex, Cottonelle, and other disposable products out of old-growth trees from Canada’s ancient Boreal Forest. So we’re asking everyone(especially moms and kids)to create messages that Greenpeace will deliver to...

Greenpeace launches second edition of The Greenpeace Living Guide

Feature story | October 15, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace Canada is proud to announce the national launch of the official Greenpeace Living Guide. The second edition offers practical tips for environmental living. It also reflects Greenpeace's commitment to political action—looking at how...

Scream Star 'Horrified' by Tarsands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 9, 2008 3 comments

Scream star 'horrified' by oilsands Thursday, October 09, 2008 EDMONTON - Actress Neve Campbell toured the Fort McMurray oilsands this week and met with leaders of the Athabasca Chipewyan First...

Workcamp Slated to Add To Mess in Alberta's Heartland

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 9, 2008 2 comments

.calSunDate { margin-top:5px; margin-bottom:5px; font-weight:bold; } Thu, October 9, 2008 Opponents target upgrader, work camp Residents near Gibbons have joined forces with Greenpeace in an...

Tar Sands will pollute Great Lakes report warns

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 8, 2008 1 comment

MARTIN MITTELSTAEDT From Wednesday's Globe and Mail October 8, 2008 at 1:55 AM EDT The environmental impacts of Alberta's oil sands will not be restricted to Western Canada, researchers say, but will extend thousands of...

World Food Crisis and Food Security: conference

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | October 8, 2008 2 comments

Last spring prices of corn, wheat, and other staples doubled or more leading to riots and unrest around the world.  How can we prevent more disruption of our food supplies in coming years? How do we solve the food crisis?  Some of the...

Greenpeace Climate and Energy Coordinator

Image | October 7, 2008 at 17:20

Greenpeace Climate and Energy Coordinator Dave Martin stood on a chair and held up a banner reading “Stop Global Warming: Support KYOTOplus” during Harper’s speech before being led away by police.

Feds sued over refusal to protect resident killer whales

Feature story | October 7, 2008 at 17:00

Environmental groups across Canada, including Greenpeace, hit the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) with a lawsuit today. Filed by lawyers with Ecojustice, the lawsuit alleges that DFO has failed to legally protect critical habitat...

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