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Harper misses GE labelling opportunity (again)

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 16, 2008

The Canadian government released a draft re-vamp of food safety and labelling regulations today.  Sadly, the Health Canada document failed to include mandatory labelling of genetically engineered organisms in its proposed changes.

We're #5!

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 14, 2008

Project Censored , a California based media monitoring organization, and Yes magazine have put together a list of the top 10 stories of hope of 2007.  Number five on their list the growing grassroots movement against GMOs. ...

Canada’s crustaceous performance at the WTO claws at European GE regulations

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 14, 2008

France extends GE ban, Canada tells Europe to reconsider.   Last week, France announced it would extend its ban on GE corn.  Before Canadians had time to seal the envelopes on the congratulations cards streaming across the...

Greenpeace chases whaling fleet from hunting grounds

Feature story | January 13, 2008 at 17:00

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary and immediately engaged in a high speed chase over hundreds of miles through fog and increasingly...

Cool farming and greenhouse gases

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 11, 2008

Agriculture is a major cause of global warming.  This is the key finding of “ Cool Farming ” a report published by Greenpeace and authored by Pete Smith, a Nobel Prize winning scientist from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

Greenpeace confronts whaling fleet

Feature story | January 10, 2008 at 17:00

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza has found Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary

Rare whale song captured in the Southern Ocean

Feature story | January 8, 2008 at 17:00

Earlier this week, our crew on the Esperanza awoke to find themselves surrounded by at least 50 humpback whales feeding in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Leandra, our on-board scientist, captured some rare and unique underwater sounds as...

Agriculture's climate change role demands urgent action

Feature story | January 7, 2008 at 17:00

Agriculture is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions and urgent changes need to be made if its role is to be changed from a carbon source to a carbon sink, according to a new report published by Greenpeace today.

Clash of the Consoles: Battle for a green future

Feature story | December 22, 2007 at 11:22

Three of the greatest heroes of the video game world have come together this December to battle for a future free of toxic chemicals. The iconic figures of Nintendo's Mario, Microsoft's Master Chief and Sony's Kratos are the lead characters in...

Generation C

Feature story | December 21, 2007 at 17:00

According to conventional wisdom (oh all right the tabloid press to be more precise) all teenagers ever think about are themselves. So it may come as a surprise that a global survey of almost 50,000 teens released today reveals that they have...

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