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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 1 comment

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 1 comment

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.

Nature does not negotiate: climate catastrophe is with us now!

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 8, 2014

As Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines, one of the biggest peacetime evacuations in history has been launched to prevent a repeat of the massive loss of life which devastated communities when Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the same area...

After TransCanada, logging giant Resolute employs Edelman for astro-turfing and...

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | December 8, 2014 2 comments

How many lobbyists does it take to defend forest destruction? Following on the expose of Edelman, the world's largest PR and crisis management firm, and Transcanada’s secret astro-turfing and public relations campaign strategy,...

I haven’t been to the Boreal Forest but I would miss it if it were gone

Blog entry by Kirsten Dahl | December 2, 2014 1 comment

The very idea that one of the earth’s largest intact forest could be gone in my lifetime horrifies me. Until very recently, I deemed this notion to be absurd; a worst-case scenario dreamed up by alarmists. Canadians are environmentally...

Monster boats: More than an environmental injustice

Blog entry by Angela Lazou Dean, Oceans Campaigner, Greenpeace G | December 2, 2014

Inspired by the touching stories of the small low impact fishers around the globe being impacted by monster boats, I recently decided to look into the definition of environmental justice. While I discovered that there is no...

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