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Volunteer Spotlight - Portrait d'un Bénévole: Rommel Bellosillo

Blog entry by jlevin | February 18, 2016

*** français à suivre *** Volunteer Name:  Rommel Bellosillo Location:  Toronto 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace at a place to offer you time and energy? It has...

Endangered Forests in the Balance : the impact of logging reaches new heights in the...

Publication | February 11, 2016 at 16:00

Located 700 kilometres north of Montreal, the Montagnes Blanches (“White Mountains”) Endangered Forest, encompasses some of the most important Intact Forest Landscapes remaining in Canada’s managed Boreal Forest.

Federal government faces growing calls to halt Site C dam

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | February 11, 2016

Organizations from across Canada are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take immediate action to halt construction of the Site C dam in northeastern British Columbia. In an open letter released today, more than 25...

Bombshell report on oil contamination in Quebec raises red flags for oil export plans

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 10, 2016 1 comment

In the days just prior to the Paris climate summit, the Quebec government quietly posted a devastating report on the ongoing ecological impacts from the oil spilt during the Lac Mégantic disaster. Entitled Train tragedy in...

Solar For All – Why support for small-scale renewables in Alberta makes better...

Blog entry by Emilia Kennedy | February 9, 2016

“ A reed before the wind lives on, while mighty oaks do fall.”   In the fable of the Oak and the Reeds, the many low-lying and pliable reeds appear to waver and be ruffled by the slightest breeze, compared to the mighty oak tree...

Overcoming the Impossible: Safeguarding the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | February 8, 2016

It’s Monday and I am standing in a room, waiting to speak at the media conference that announces the completion of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements – safeguarding an area of forest larger than Vancouver Island, bigger than...

THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST : A VISION REALIZED

Publication | February 1, 2016 at 14:00

The Great Bear Rainforest is a spectacular part of the world. It is home to many First Nations communities. Together, the B.C. and First Nations governments along with environmental organizations and several forestry companies worked hard to move...

Celebrating twenty years of campaigning to safeguard the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | February 1, 2016

At long last, today we celebrate the culmination of over twenty years of campaigning to safeguard the Great Bear Rainforest. We started with conflict in the mid-1990s: exposing to the world through blockades, protests, and...

Great Bear to the Boreal: 7 Ways to Shorten a Campaign for Forest Protection

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | January 29, 2016

We are getting much closer to the end of the long and winding road that has been the Great Bear Rainforest campaign. As I mentioned in a recent blog , along the way to completing the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements we have...

Hazardous chemicals found in outdoor gear

Blog entry by Mirjam Kopp | January 26, 2016

In September, we asked major outdoor brands if they use PFCs to make their products. Most brands had to admit that they do use PFCs. But they didn’t tell us which products they were in.  So Greenpeace asked supporters which...

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