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Greenpeace activists interrupt Syncrude tar sands operation

Feature story | July 23, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists entered Syncrude’s Aurora North Tar Sands facility earlier today, erecting a banner that transformed the opening of a tailings pond pipe into the “mouth” of a giant skull, spewing toxic sludge into the same tailings pond that...

The World According to Monsanto

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | July 22, 2008 3 comments

Its heartening to know that the company that brought you agent orange, wants control of your food supply. Those who heard Percy Schmeiser speaking in British Columbia earlier this month know well what Monsanto is capable of. Now...

Eiffel Tower anti-nuclear protest

Feature story | July 20, 2008 at 17:00

French state nuclear company Areva sponsored a ring of golden European Union stars for the Eiffel Tower, to mark France's term as EU president. Today, we added a nuclear hazard symbol.

823 pipeline failures in Alberta in 2007

Blog entry by JessieS | July 18, 2008 2 comments

Transcanada's Keystone Pipeline is underway to take 590 000 barrels per day (bpd) from Alberta down south to the U.S. Midwest by 2009. The company has just said that its is going forth with a $7million expansion to ship 300 000 bpd...

Ontario promises to protect millions of hectares of the Boreal Forest in the Far North

Feature story | July 15, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace celebrates the Ontario government’s promise to protect at least 22.5 million hectares of intact Boreal Forest in the far north of the province.

Greenpeace in Quebec City for the Council of the Federation meeting to press...

Feature story | July 15, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists are in Quebec City for the Council of the Federation meeting to pressure Canada’s premiers to sign on to the KYOTOplus targets for greenhouse gas reductions. The Council of 13 premiers from the provinces and territories...

Greenpeace Canada - Annual Report 2007 - English

Publication | July 15, 2008 at 16:28

Alberta government's $4B Climate Sham

Blog entry by JessieS | July 15, 2008 4 comments

The Alberta government has a new billion dollar plan all right, but it’s not a climate change plan, it’s a PR plan to attempt to distract Albertans from the real issues facing us today- the main one being the Alberta tar sands. The...

July 2008

Image | July 14, 2008 at 17:50

Greenpeace applauds promise by the Ontario government to protect at least 22.5 million hectares of boreal wilderness in the far north. We warn that the southern boreal forest remains unprotected, and woodland caribous herds continue to suffer.

Activists released; time to investigate whaling fleet corruption

Feature story | July 14, 2008 at 17:00

The two Greenpeace Japan activists, arrested and charged for intercepting a box of whale meat illegally smuggled off the Japanese whaling fleet, have been released on bail, after 26 days in custody.

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