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5 Lesser-Known Threats to the Fragile Arctic Ocean

Blog entry by Emily Buchanan | April 18, 2016

You probably know that climate change is melting Arctic ice  with astonishing speed . While some hear a warning bell, others see a business opportunity and as the ice disappears, oil companies and fishing fleets are moving further...

If … Then: Why the Leap Manifesto is just common sense

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr | April 13, 2016

The response from politicians and commentators to the Leap Manifesto, a policy proposal to government from Canadian civil society, has been surprising. Much of the proposals contained in the manifesto flow from an acceptance of...

US Green Building Council Ambushes Environmental Groups

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | April 11, 2016

This week, without any input from environmental groups ,  sustainable design leaders, or external stakeholders outside of the logging industry, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it has  launched a pilot program that...

Dear Premier Notley - Alberta needs jobs not pipelines

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 10, 2016 1 comment

Dear Premier Notley, I support your government on a lot of things. I was there the day it was sworn in, when thousands of people filled the legislative grounds. I was there when the first cabinet with full gender parity in...

Be part of something historic

Blog entry by Earyn Wheatley | April 7, 2016

This May a historic mobilization of people from all walks of life is taking place around the globe. In Canada, people will walk, canoe and kayak in Vancouver together in solidarity to demand a clean energy economy and a just transition...

No seismic blasting in Canadian Arctic this year!

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | April 1, 2016 1 comment

Seismic cannons will not blast through the waters of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait this year, giving Nunavut communities and marine life another summer of relief from the threats of dangerous oil exploration. The conglomerate of...

Are Shell’s 'Zombie' Permits Blocking Arctic Protection?

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | March 30, 2016

Remember last year when a global movement of millions kicked Shell out of the Alaskan Arctic? Well, guess which company is back in the spotlight again for its devious deeds: yes, it’s Shell, but this time it’s the Canadian Arctic...

Boreal Forest: The Facts

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | March 27, 2016

On March 24, Radio-Canada's TV program Enquête aired an investigative report on its interpretation of the conflict surrounding the Boreal Forest, framing it as conflict between Greenpeace Canada and the biggest logging company in...

6 jaw-dropping facts about Canada’s forests

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | March 24, 2016 2 comments

Some governments and companies say Canada’s forests are doing just fine. They extend to the horizon and are perfectly healthy. But everything is not all fine in Canada’s forests, particularly the Boreal Forest. Check it out 1...

A good reputation takes work not forest destruction

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | March 24, 2016 2 comments

This blog post was originally published on February 22nd 2016 It’s been a difficult couple of weeks for Resolute Forest Products – the company at the heart of forest destruction in the Endangered Forest areas in Ontario and...

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