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More bad news for B.C.’s orcas

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 20, 2009 2 comments

As if it couldn’t get any worse with the poor southern resident orcas going into winter pretty well starving, but now we find out that the food they are eating is slowly poisoning them. According to a new study in the journal...

Harper Hopes to Sell Reactors to India

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | January 19, 2009

International Trade Minister Stockwell Day is in India today trying to sell Canadian reactors on behalf of the Harper government. After India used Canadian nuclear technology in 1974 to make an atomic bomb, Canada cut off support...

Security Meltdown?

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | January 14, 2009

Global TV aired an investigative news story on the weekend questioning the security at research reactors in Canada. These small reactors can be found on university campuses across country.     Alarmingly, the Canadian Nuclear...

Join the plot to stop airport expansion

Feature story | January 13, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace UK has bought a piece of land right in the middle of the proposed third runway site at Heathrow Airport near London. The UK government plans to go ahead with airport expansion across the country even though this means it will have no...

No Need for New Nuclear in Ontario

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | January 13, 2009

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Oil leak at Enbridge tank farm in Alberta

Feature story | January 7, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace has learned that a blown valve at an Enbridge tank farm in Northern Alberta has released about 4,000 barrels of oil, contaminating the site and the adjacent forest area, a habitat for area wildlife. The oil began spewing 30 to 40...

Ocean monuments? Thank you, George Bush

Feature story | January 5, 2009 at 17:00

Thanks to President George Bush three national monuments in the Pacific will be created to protect the largest amount of ocean in the world to date. This is a truly rare opportunity for us to applaud the Bush administration, and remind us that...

Bypass the shrimp ring at your next holiday party

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 23, 2008 4 comments

It's all about the cocktail sauce, or so say many people that linger around the shrimp rings at the holiday parties. If you're one of those people, I have some advice- enjoy the sauce but pass on the shrimp. In fact, hit the sweet...

Canada deserves 'Colossal Fossil' award

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 22, 2008 2 comments

[the following was posted on the Toronto Star web site, December 20, 2008] As a non-governmental delegate to the United Nations climate change conference in Poznan, Poland, I was embarrassed to be Canadian. It was...

Hackers help destroy the Amazon rainforest

Feature story | December 18, 2008 at 9:41

High-tech smuggling operations may not be what you'd normally associate with the ongoing clearance of the Amazon rainforest, but logging companies intent on plundering it for timber have been using hackers to break into the Brazilian government's...

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