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Cut and Run: Kimberly-Clark's legacy of environmental devastation and social conflict...

Publication | April 16, 2008 at 17:00

Kimberly-Clark holds itself up as an exemplary corporate citizen, a company doing its utmost toprotect the environment and benefit communities. But Cut and Run reveals that the company’spolicies and practices have caused severe environmental...

Forest Views, Spring 2008

Publication | April 15, 2008 at 17:00

The latest issue of Greenpeace newsletter Forest Views gives readers an inside look at the current happenings in our prized Boreal forests, in particular B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest, the largest intact, coastal temperate rainforest left in the...

Forest Views, Spring 2008

Publication | April 15, 2008 at 17:00

The latest issue of Greenpeace newsletter Forest Views gives readers an inside look at the current happenings in our prized Boreal forests, in particular B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest, the largest intact, coastal temperate rainforest left in the...

UN Agriculture Assessment Out Tuesday

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | April 14, 2008

Stay tuned for the release of the report of the Un Agriculture Assessment Tuesday morning.  The culmination of 6 years of research, involving 60 countries, 400 scientists and dozens of civil society organizations.  In the meantime, the...

Bill C-517: Mandatory labelling of GE food: Your turn to speak out!

Feature story | April 10, 2008 at 17:00

By the luck of the Parliamentary draw, a private member’s bill supporting mandatory labelling of GE food in Canada was randomly selected for debate in the House of Commons in April.

Turning up the heat

Image | April 10, 2008 at 5:46

Turning up the heat

Blogging from Johannesburg, Thursday April 10

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | April 10, 2008

The future of global agriculture is at stake here at the United Nations meeting in Johannesburg this week. Hundreds of scientists, working with the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization and all other relevant UN agencies...

Turning Up the Heat : Global Warming and the Degradation of Canada's Boreal Forest

Publication | April 9, 2008 at 17:00

A new report released by Greenpeace on the 10th of April 2008 finds that logging in Canada’s Boreal Forest is making global warming worse by releasing greenhouse gases and reducing carbon storage. It also finds that logging makes the forest more...

Threats: Overfishing

Publication | April 8, 2008 at 17:18

One of the biggest threats to marine ecosystems today is overfishing. Our appetite for fish and seafood is exceeding the oceans’ ecological limits with devastating consequences for marine ecosystems, food security and the livelihoods of the...

Threats: Commercial whaling

Publication | April 8, 2008 at 17:15

The cycle of greed behind the global whaling industry has driven one whale population after another towards oblivion. It is still not known if some species will ever recover, even after decades of protection. The blue whales of the Antarctic are...

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