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Protecting the Amazon, side by side with the Munduruku

Blog entry by Danicley de Aguiar | June 15, 2016

This morning I woke up in the Sawré Muybu village with a strong sense of anticipation. Today we start a series of collaborations with the Munduruku Indigenous People to defend their ancestral territories and protect the heart of the...

Damn the dam: The threat one mega-dam poses to the Amazon and those who live there

Blog entry by Tica Minami | June 15, 2016 1 comment

The Tapajós River – in the heart of the Amazon  –  is home to thousands of people and incomparable biodiversity. But all that could change if a proposed mega-dam project moves forward. At the moment you’re reading this,...

Why We Are Asking for Solar, For All

Blog entry by Emilia Kennedy | June 13, 2016 3 comments

This summer, we’re sending teams of dedicated volunteers out to over 25 communities in Alberta to raise awareness about renewable energy, and to make the case that Alberta has the capacity to ensure “Solar 4 All.” But what do we...

Shell’s retreat from Canadian Arctic creates space for Arctic protection

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | June 10, 2016

Earlier this week on World Oceans Day we were greeted with some wonderful and exciting news : Shell announced it was giving up all its offshore exploration permits in the Canadian Arctic!     This is a big deal...

Five Things we like about Ontario's Climate Plan

Blog entry by Keith Stewart and Shawn-Patrick Stensil | June 8, 2016 1 comment

The Wynne government deserves kudos for its Climate Action Plan .  While naysayers will nitpick - and there is always room for improvement -  the plan sincerely tries to confront the greatest contemporary threat to humanity:...

It’s “Not Just Tuna” in Walmart’s Value Brand

Blog entry by Rommel | June 1, 2016

On May 21st, the Greenpeace  Toronto Local Group joined the #NotJustTuna campaign in a global day of action targeting Walmart’s Great Value tuna brand. Here is a special blog by a leader of the group about their action:  ...

Exxon increasingly isolated in its determination to be a climate villain

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 25, 2016

Exxon’s management successfully defeated all of the shareholder resolutions on climate change at their Annual General Meeting today (though one resolution did pass that may lead to change in the longer term). The climate...

This is BIG! The seafood industry & major brands like McDonald's commit to safeguard...

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | May 25, 2016

Amazing news! Today an entire industry including major global brands  McDonald’s ,  Tesco ,  Young’s Seafood  and Iglo agreed to push back against destruction of our pristine Arctic waters.   Together with the Norwegian Fishing...

Ottawa Local Group "Break Free" from Energy East

Blog entry by Dave Beddoe & Sara Whitteker | May 20, 2016

On May 15th, the Ottawa-Gatineau Local Group  of volunteers joined the Break Free campaign, as part of global wave of resistance against fossil fuels, by showcasing the impacts of the Energy East pipeline. Here’s a special blog about...

Toronto volunteers "Break Free" from Line 9

Blog entry by Cassia Pahim | May 19, 2016

Last weekend the Greenpeace Toronto Local Group of volunteers joined the Break Free campaign, as part of global wave of resistance against fossil fuels, with a local action to spotlight Line 9 pipeline. Here’s a special blog by...

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