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Double the farmed salmon, double the fish sh< t

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 27, 2008 2 comments

This week I learned that the fish farm companies operating along B.C.’s coast want to up production. They’re seeking approval for about double what they are currently licensed to produce. What does this actually mean for the sea...

McGuinty Government Set to Break Nuclear Promise

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 27, 2008 2 comments

The McGuinty government is set to break its promise to protect Ontarians from the financial risks of building new nuclear plants.   According to a report in today’s Globe and Mail , the McGuinty government is getting “push-back”...

November 2008

Image | November 26, 2008 at 17:51

Quebec follows suit as Premier Jean Charest commits to protect 50 per cent of the province’s northern forests. As in Ontario, Greenpeace pushes to ensure that southern forests are also protected and new development is controlled.

(non)Talking Point - g & h

Blog entry by Michael | November 24, 2008 1 comment

g) Governments can provide economic and tax support. h) The long-term legal liability for permanently storing CO2 must be assumed by governments. Key Messages - Carbon Capture and Storage FOI You'd think that with all the...

European Union sinks tuna agreement

Feature story | November 24, 2008 at 17:00

Shameless. Disastrous. The international body responsible for "managing" what's left of the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna stock has ignored scientific advice, the demands of Greenpeace supporters around the world, and the pleas...

Canada's climate plan is dishonest, says Greenpeace

Feature story | November 23, 2008 at 17:00

Canada's federal and Alberta provincialgovernments ignored the findings of a joint task force and deceived thepublic when they committed $2.5 billion to carbon capture and storage (CCS)technology, suggests a briefing note to the report obtained...

Smitherman Sticks to his Nukes and Shuns Green Power

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 22, 2008 1 comment

The Globe and Mail’s M urra Globe and Mail’s M urra Globe and Mail’s M urra y Campbell called on Energy Minister George Smitherman today to explain why he’s unquestioningly sticking to his multi-billion dollar nuclear...

RONA a ‘leader in forest sustainability’ with new procurement policy, says Greenpeace

Feature story | November 20, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace congratulated the leadership of RONA (TSX:RON) in instituting a new progressive policy that will help conserve Canada's forests. The home improvement chain has announced adoption of their first procurement policy for wood products and...

Harper Backs Nuclear in Throne Speech

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 19, 2008

The Harper government backed nuclear power in today's Throne Speech under the guise of climate protection.  Like most of the Harper goverment's so-called climate programs, the government's nuclear commitment is in fact a dangerous...

Greenpeace activists show Loblaw how to remove Redlist species from their...

Feature story | November 19, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists took Loblaw by surprise today across the country by removing Redlist seafood species from the shelves and placing them in shopping carts draped with posters reading “Caught red-handed selling redlist fish.”

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