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Greenpeace takes on Abitibi-Consolidated

Blog entry by Richard B | July 25, 2007

I am sitting on a picnic bench in Dorchester Square in the heart of Montreal watching one of Greenpeace’s largest actions in our history in Quebec unfold. Today marks a new point in the fight to protect Canada’s Boreal Forest as we...

Greenpeace Activists Hanging Banner from Balcony

Image | July 25, 2007 at 11:27

A group of Greenpeace activists hang a giant banner dismissing Abitibi-Consolidated's logging practices in the Boreal Forest region, from the balcony at the company's headquarters in Montreal.

Kashiwazaki nuclear plant - report from the scene

Feature story | July 23, 2007 at 17:00

After last week's earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant, we were hearing conflicting information from the industry. Quickly, we put together a team to help our Japan office make sure the radiation leak was not worse than official...

Reliable Nuclear Power? Not So.

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | July 23, 2007

We need to keep our fingers crossed that Ontario doesn’t get hit by a major heatwave this summer. It was recently announced that two reactors at the Pickering nuclear station will be offline all summer for repairs, meaning that we’re...

Greenpeace ship coming to Canada

Feature story | July 18, 2007 at 13:30

Greenpeace announced today that its ship, the Arctic Sunrise, will visit Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City and Kingston this summer. The public is invited to visit the 162-feet vessel, which will promote clean energy alternatives to coal and nuclear...

Dead Tuna - Defending Our Oceans

Image | June 15, 2007 at 15:20

This bluefin tuna died as a result of being caught on a long-line which broke but it was still attached to buoys on the surface.

Commercial Whaling Ban Strengthened at Anchorage Whaling meeting

Feature story | May 31, 2007 at 17:00

Following last year's "St. Kitts Declaration", which mumbled that the moratorium on commercial whaling might not be necessary anymore, the anti-whaling countries have bounced back with a 37-4 vote for a resolution strengthening the commercial...

Noah's Ark

Feature story | May 30, 2007 at 17:00

Judeo, Christian and Muslim religions all include the story of a great flood and Noah's Ark. It's said that as the flood subsided Noah released a dove, and the dove returned with an olive branch to show land had been found. To this day the Ark...

By-catch Discarded by Trawler

Image | May 13, 2007 at 12:27

By-catch is discarded through the hatch of the Scottish trawler 'Carisanne II'. By-catch includes unwanted, undersized and low value species that are discarded, dead, at sea. The wasted catch is not included in fishing quotas.

Action to Protect Cod in the North Sea

Image | May 12, 2007 at 12:15

Greenpeace volunteers attempting to save North Sea cod from being pushed towards extinction, plunged into the ocean 40 miles from land and tried to stop a Scottish trawler by placing themselves in its course. Greenpeace fears that if fishing for...

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