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Join Ice Ride and defend the Arctic

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | September 11, 2014 2 comments

Last week was an inspiring one. We shared the amazing news that three quarters of the world want an Arctic Sanctuary and thousands of people went to new heights to show their love for the Arctic. People climbed atop the Great Wall of...

The Arctic is worth fighting for

Blog entry by Yeb Saño | September 11, 2014

As I witness with my own eyes the sublime and spectacular beauty of the Arctic, I realize that we live on a deeply interconnected planet. What happens all over the world affects this region in seriously profound and intricate ways.

To change everything we need everyone

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | September 10, 2014

This month, on September 21st, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change.   This month is our chance to take action. This month is our time to change the course of history by joining...

Why we climb to save the Arctic

Blog entry by Ethan Gilbert | September 9, 2014

As a young child, I loved climbing trees. Above the ground I could see the world below where everything was quiet and my perspective was clear. It was a place to go, where, for a short moment, the world made sense. And making sense...

Podcast:If you frack The Rock it sings. Nfld + fracking.

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | September 5, 2014

Fracking has quietly started across Canada. (Quebec has vetoed it. No nukes. No fracking. Such sensible souls there.)  To see where it is in Canada check out this fracker tracker. As fracking sites are being explored in...

The world has spoken: Governments should create an Arctic sanctuary!

Blog entry by Farrah Khan | September 4, 2014

A global survey commissioned by Greenpeace has revealed that 74 per cent – nearly three quarters – of respondents agree or strongly agree that governments should create a protected area in the Arctic Ocean around the North Pole,...

Global poll reveals huge majority support the creation of an Arctic sanctuary –...

Feature story | September 4, 2014 at 6:30

International polling revealed today that 74 percent of people worldwide support the creation of a protected sanctuary in the international waters surrounding the North Pole. In Canada, support for this enhanced form of protection ranks higher...

Quebec government to belugas: Sorry TransCanada’s tarsands profits trump science and...

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 3, 2014

Late on Monday, Quebec’s Superior Court rejected an application that tried to stop TransCanada from drilling in critical beluga whale habitat in Quebec. The application for an injunction was from two citizens and a coalition of...

Provinces move on climate and energy strategy, leaving Harper increasingly isolated

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | August 31, 2014 1 comment

Only in Canada would we try to develop a national energy strategy without the national government. If we are going to rise to the challenge posed by climate change, we urgently need coherent policies that increase energy efficiency,...

Going to court to save the whales: How you can help

Blog entry by Patrick Bonin | August 26, 2014 2 comments

Greenpeace, along with other environmental groups, is supporting an application by the Quebec Centre for Environmental Law (link in French ) for a legal injunction to block proposed drilling in beluga whale calving grounds in the St.

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