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Japan's whaling programme in disarray

Feature story | November 11, 2008 at 17:00

As the whaling fleet prepares to depart Japan, evidence is mounting of an industry in crisis, as new revelations of financial and image problems add to the woes of the scandal-plagued industry.

Climate Rescue Station launched against coal in Poland

Feature story | November 11, 2008 at 17:00

We have set up a Climate Rescue Station on the edge of a vast open pit coal mine in Konin, Poland. The Rescue Station is a four storey tall planet earth and will be used as a platform to tell the world that we can save the climate, but only if we...

Oil Pressure: the fight to stop the tar sands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 9, 2008 5 comments

Oil pressure What happens in Northern Alberta is no longer a provincial issue. Now the world is watching — the oilsands have gone global You either loved it or hated it last week when Maude Barlow, chairwoman of the...

14,000 Protest Nuclear Waste Shipments in Germany

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 9, 2008 1 comment

Over Germany 14,000 protesters stopped the delivery of radioactive waste from France to a dump in Gorleben Germany yesterday for twelve hours.  One activist told reporters: " "This is a strong sign of the renaissance of the...

Bruce Reactor Refit Delayed

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 7, 2008

Bruce Power's attempt at refitting the two Bruce A reactors is going to be delayed by at least three months, reports the Toronto Star today.    In February, Bruce Power had to admit that the project was already $300 - 600 million...

Greenpeace Action Against Redlist Fish at Loblaws

Image | November 6, 2008 at 12:53

Greenpeace campaigners hold signs over top of Loblaws entrance demonstrating the company's selling of red-listed fish.

Minister Smitherman Misses Opportunity to Support Green Power

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 6, 2008 4 comments

Yesterday Greenpeace released a report, Better Never than Late , outlining the financial and environmental threats of proceeding with the McGuinty government's nuclear electricity plan.  The report recommends the government start to...

300 million reasons why AbitibiBowater needs a rethink

Feature story | November 5, 2008 at 17:00

Third quarter earnings released by AbitibiBowater today highlight the failure of the logging company's strategy to address environmental performance and sustainability.

Loblaws targeted by Greenpeace

Feature story | November 5, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists helped launch a national campaign targeting Canada's largest grocer by hanging a giant fishing net from a Loblaws store in Toronto this morning. Activists also postered store windows with the message "Caught red-handed with...

Implications of Waiting for New Nuclear to

Image | November 5, 2008 at 7:41

Implications of Waiting for New Nuclear to Replace Pickering B: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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