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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...

New oil by rail expansion project may get same scrutiny as pipelines

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | January 25, 2016

From the time of Confederation, railroads have been a power unto themselves in Canada. That might explain why there has never been any kind of formal assessment of the wisdom of moving large quantities of oil by rail, even after...

Notley, Wynne and The short-sightedness of pipelines:

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | January 25, 2016 1 comment

Last week, the Montreal Metropolitan Community (MMC) came out and stated its unanimous opposition to the Energy East tarsands pipeline . The MMC’s denial was on behalf of 82 municipalities, including Montreal, Laval, Longueuil, and 79...

New oil by rail expansion project may get same scrutiny as pipelines

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | January 25, 2016

From the time of Confederation, railroads have been a power unto themselves in Canada. That might explain why there has never been any kind of formal assessment of the wisdom of moving large quantities of oil by rail, even after...

Where Does Greenpeace Stand on Seal Hunting?

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | January 21, 2016

Greenpeace is completely against the commercial hunting of seals for profit. We always will be. Late last year, I was interviewed about Greenpeace’s position on seal hunting by the American news channel MSNBC. I think it’s...

Axing the Broadback? Strong opposition to the logging industry at the COMEX public...

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | January 21, 2016

The Broadback Valley Endangered Forest is under threat from logging companies that wish to divide the southern region of this magnificent, pristine forest into three parts -- with the construction of two major access roads through this...

Climbing in Patagonia with PFC-free gear

Blog entry by David Bacci | January 15, 2016 1 comment

Greenpeace is campaigning for outdoor clothing brands to stop using persistent, toxic chemicals in the production of outdoor gear for nature lovers. Read more about the campaign and how you can support it here . This is a guest blog...

Hazardous Chemicals in Pristine Nature

Blog entry by Gabriele Salari | January 13, 2016 1 comment

Who hasn't dreamt of being in the untouched wilderness of the Himalayas, the Andes or the Altai Mountains, hiking or climbing in these incredible natural landscapes? Nowhere else on earth is the snow purer or the water cleaner than in...

New Year's plastic resolution: 5 simple ways to help the ocean.

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | January 12, 2016

We are turning our oceans into plastic soup. It’s been estimated recently that about  EIGHT MILLION TONNES  of plastic ends up in the ocean each year. Plastic can be amazing. But when it’s reduced to disposable, throwaway...

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