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As Similar as Coke and Pepsi? New report shows that the Sustainable Forestry...

Blog entry by Catharine Grant | January 14, 2015 1 comment

For years, conservation organizations have insisted that the only forest certification scheme that delivers socially and environmentally responsible forest practices is the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). While not perfect, FSC has...

Another nail in the coffin of Greenlands Arctic oil hunt

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | January 14, 2015 1 comment

With plummeting oil prices, impacts of Russian sanctions and changing weather patterns, those hunting for Arctic oil have never been under more pressure. Combine that with the growing global resistance and the repeated failures from...

Now is the perfect time for Ontario to put a price on carbon pollution

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | January 13, 2015

This originally appeared as an op ed in the Kingston Whig-Standard The recent plummet in the price of oil has produced some obvious winners and losers. Consumers win and oil companies lose. Alberta's oilpatch pain is (mostly) gain...

Podcast: Birds reduce the ill effects of garbage. Recycling meds.

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | January 5, 2015

This month we're talking garbage...San Francisco, the city beside Silicon Valley, is cutting edge in the world of garbage. It was the first US city to require food composting for residents and businesses. SFdiverts the most waste of...

Who’s been naughty and who’s been nice to the planet this year

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr, Executive Director Greenpeace Canada | December 22, 2014 2 comments

License   Some rights reserved  by  Bart Fields  photo credit:  bart fields We’ve made our list. We’ve checked it twice. Now, it’s time to find out which Canadians will be getting a stocking full of eco-friendly goodies and...

Isn't it amazing what we can do together?

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | December 19, 2014 2 comments

DONATE NOW Isn't it amazing what we can do together?  For more than 40 years, Greenpeace and people like you have been making a difference. It’s thanks to our supporters, allies and friends that Greenpeace has grown from just a...

For workers and for our public forests, Resolute must work to regain its FSC certificates

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | December 18, 2014

By the middle of January of next year, Resolute Forest Products will see the termination of four of its FSC certificates in Lac St-Jean, Quebec and Northern Ontario totaling an area of over 8 million hectares of Boreal Forest. The...

Greenpeace magazine volume 15 no 2 / winter 2015

Publication | December 16, 2014 at 10:49

Greenpeace Magazine gets a makeover in this issue, which contains news about our activities around the world, a special report on extreme oil that assesses the situation in Canada, as well as accounts by citizens from coast to coast about...

Shell's Arctic drilling team just pleaded GUILTY

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | December 9, 2014

All rights reserved . Credit: greepeace This drill ship is definitely NOT Arctic ready Shell and its allies cannot be trusted to drill in the Arctic. Their reputation took another hammering last night when...

Best Buy does Better for Canada’s Forests, Commits to Sustainable Paper

Feature story | December 9, 2014 at 7:54

Today the world’s largest electronics retailer, Best Buy, announced major improvements to its paper supply chain to better protect Canada’s Boreal Forest, one of the lungs of our planet and a vital buffer against climate change.

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