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The policy of Kimberly-Clark

Publication | August 5, 2009 at 10:01

It is the policy of Kimberly-Clark to conduct its businesses with a sincere and proper regard for the need to sustain natural resources used in the manufacture of the Corporation’s products.

Peter Mettler film on tar sands to make North American premiere at TIFF

Feature story | August 3, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace Canada is pleased to announce that Petropolis: Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands will make its North American debut at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival this September.

Energy Revolution: A Reactor Becomes a Solar Farm

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | July 30, 2009

A nuclear power station in Austria now uses clean, safe nuclear energy -- the sun! Greenpeace isn’t usually invited to hang banners from nuclear stations, but the Austrians asked us to do just that.  And how could we refuse?  It...


Feature story | July 29, 2009 at 17:00

Right now, the XEROX building downtown Montreal has been declared a forest crime scene by a team of Greenpeace’s volunteers. They are holding banners saying XEROX: DON’T BUY BOREAL FOREST DESTRUCTION at the entrance doors and handing flyers. In...

Greenpeace Canada has a great new enviro headquarters!

Feature story | July 28, 2009 at 17:00

Thanks to the Steelworkers Toronto Area Council (the owners of 33 Cecil Street), Greenpeace Canada has found a new home that not only reduces overhead costs but also allows us to work in a great, green space.

Letter to Health Canada asking for rescinding the authorization of the genetically...

Publication | July 28, 2009 at 17:00

We are writing to request that Health Canada immediately demand that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency rescind its authorization of the genetically engineered (GE) eight-trait corn called ‘SmartStax’ (Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences) and that...

Endangered species bycatch worthy of MSC label?

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 27, 2009 1 comment

Let's hope not. Currently, the Canadian Atlantic swordfish fisheries are under Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment in hopes that they will be able to carry the blue and white logo that is meant to denote sustainability. The...

Forest Action Statement Stenciled on Timber

Image | July 27, 2009 at 10:33

"Bois de la Destruction" (English: "Product of Destruction") is stenciled on AbitibiBowater lumber outside the Ministry of Natural Resources.

Greenpeace blocks office of Quebec’s forest ministry

Feature story | July 26, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists are blocking access to the Ministry of Natural Resources to disrupt its regular business activities in protest against the destruction of Quebec’s last intact forests.

16 Greenpeace activists arrested during blockade of Quebec forest ministry

Feature story | July 26, 2009 at 17:00

Two teams of Greenpeace activists have been arrested for blockading the offices of the Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources today to protest against the ministry’s approval of the destruction of the last remaining intact forest areas in the province.

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