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Tar Sands in the Atlantic: TransCanada’s Proposed Energy East Pipeline

Publication | July 26, 2016 at 11:50

A new report released today by the US - based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), in partnership with numerous Canadian and U.S. groups, shows the proposed Energy East pipeline would drive a 300 to 500 per cent increase in crude tanker...

They Murdered My Mother for Defending the Environment — Help Me Seek Justice

Blog entry by Salvador Edgardo Zuniga Cáceres | July 25, 2016

It has been four months since the murder of environmental and Indigenous rights activist Berta Cáceres, and her killers have  still  not been brought to justice. Instead, the violence continues  – o n 7 July, another activist from...

When It Comes to Climate Change, We’re All in the Same Canoe

Blog entry by Kim Marks | July 25, 2016

We're honored to join our Indigenous allies in the 2016 Pacific Northwest Canoe Journey, and we're giving you a window into the experience. Image via Mitch Wenkus / Greenpeace.   For several...

The 4 worst things we heard at the Kinder Morgan public meeting

Blog entry by Jenny Kleininger & Bronwen Tucker | July 22, 2016

On Friday, July 8th, the‬ federal panel holding summer meetings on the Kinder Morgan Trans-Mountain project made a stop in Edmonton. As part of Trudeau's promise to rehaul the community consultation process for this pipeline, the...

Going solar: a quick five step how to

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | July 15, 2016

This past week my house got a solar upgrade. Going solar is a pretty easy process. Here are the 5 main steps to do it: Do an energy audit : before you go solar its best to try to reduce the energy you use first. The more...

'The river is our blood.' Standing with the Munduruku in the heart of the Amazon

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | July 15, 2016

There is nothing quite like flying over the Brazilian Amazon. The forest spreads out like an endless green carpet, crisscrossed by ribbons of water, and goes on for as far as the eye can see. Banks of clouds break up the vast sky. As...

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Sydney Huculak

Blog entry by clake | July 13, 2016

Volunteer Name: Sydney Huculak Location: Edmonton, Alberta 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace at a place to offer you time and energy? I have been volunteering for...

Tomorrow my house is going solar

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | July 12, 2016

Tomorrow my home will be getting a solar boost. I’ll be on the roof with the folks at Gridworks Energy Group to install a 4 KW solar power system that will take care of most of my home’s energy needs.   Over the winter...

Today We Dance! Court Overturns Enbridge Tarsands Pipeline Approval

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 30, 2016

Today’s a day to celebrate. This morning the Federal Court of Appeal sided with First Nations, labour and environmental groups and overturned the Harper government’s approval of the Enbridge Northern Gateway tarsands pipeline. ...

8 Photos Take You Inside the Movement to Save the Amazon

Blog entry by Rolf Skar | June 29, 2016 1 comment

The Munduruku indigenous community is trying to save its land — and with it the heart of the Amazon Basin — from a destructive mega-dam. I was lucky enough to spend a week with them fighting against deforestation and Amazon destruction...

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