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The World According to Monsanto

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 26, 2008

An acclaimed documentary by film maker Marie-Monique Robin on the genetic engineering and chemical conglomerate Monsanto, The World According to Monsanto, launches its English Canadian Premier this week at the National Film Board’s...

Film Screening: The World According to Monsanto

Feature story | May 25, 2008 at 17:00

An acclaimed documentary by filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin on the genetic engineering and chemical conglomerate Monsanto (The World According to Monsanto), makes its English Canadian Premier tonight at the National Film Board's monthly Green...

Greenpeace holds MPs accountable for votes

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 23, 2008 1 comment

This week, Greenpeace published in the Vancouver Sun the names of BC MPs who voted for and against mandatory labelling of genetically engineered foods. We feel it is necessary to hold accountable our elected representatives. ...

Pacific islands act to save tuna

Feature story | May 20, 2008 at 17:00

Finally, some good news for tuna stocks and a first step towards protecting the Pacific Commons for future generations! Eight Pacific island countries have taken the most significant action ever to combat overfishing in the region.

Closing Time For Overfishing - Creating Pacific High Seas Marine Reserves

Publication | May 20, 2008 at 17:00

Three distinct high seas areas exist within the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO), entirely bound by the exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of surrounding island nations. These high seas enclaves, colloquially known as “donut holes” or “high...

The Ecosystem Approach - protecting marine life in all its forms

Publication | May 20, 2008 at 17:00

The world's oceans, once thought to contain inexhaustible resources, are under increasing threat. In recent years, scientific study after scientific study has pointed to the fact that human activities and fishing in particular have been putting...

Game Consoles: No Consolation

Feature story | May 19, 2008 at 17:00

Nintendo’s Wii. Sony’s PlayStation 3 Elite. Microsoft’s Xbox 360. They promise a whole new generation of high-definition gaming, but when it comes to the crunch, it’s the same old story. As our search for greener electronics continues, it was...

Harpooned: Greenpeace exposes scandal at heart of whaling

Feature story | May 14, 2008 at 17:00

Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months cracking open a major...

Unilever rises to the challenge

Feature story | May 14, 2008 at 17:00

Unilever has shown that beauty isn’t just skin deep. Following our campaign and thanks to your support, the company has taken the bold step to support our call for a moratorium on cutting down trees in Indonesia for palm oil plantations.

Greenpeace investigation: Japan's stolen whale meat scandal

Publication | May 14, 2008 at 17:00

A four-month-long undercover investigation by Greenpeace uncovers some of the whaling industry's dirtiest secrets -- including embezzlement of whale meat from the taxpayer-subsidized programme.

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