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Why FSC's move to protect Intact Forest Landscapes is key for the Congo Basin

Blog entry by Irene Wabiwa-Betoko | July 3, 2015

In September 2014,  Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)  members voted with an overwhelming majority at their General Assembly to protect "the vast majority" of  Intact Forest Landscapes (IFLs)  in and around FSC certified forest...

Podcast: India cracking down on environmentalists & what is a climate sink?

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | July 1, 2015

The first story in this podcast is complicated. Really complicated. But I'm going to keep it simple. It starts in India. At the moment, many non governmental organizations (NGOs) are  being leaned on by the Indian Ministry of Home...

Join us in July: Action for Jobs, Justice and the Climate

Blog entry by Julia Levin | June 25, 2015

The weather is heating up and so is the movement of #PeopleVsOil !   In June we were on the west coast confronting Shell’s pursuit of extreme oil as it sails north to the Arctic to start drilling, and this month we are taking to the...

Greenpeace to Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples: Work with us

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr | June 25, 2015

A seal pup and a hunter — and a Greenpeace activist standing between them. That’s the image many indigenous inhabitants of Northern Canada still see when someone says the word ‘Greenpeace’ — even though we have not actively...

The Pathway to Climate Leadership is Paved with Solar Not Tarsands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 25, 2015

Dear Premier Rachel Notley, I wanted to start by commending you for supporting the call for an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women . We have lost too many of our sisters, mothers, and friends with no explanation and...

#NutellaGate and the trade in deforestation

Blog entry by Suzanne Kroger | June 23, 2015

By now you may have heard of  #NutellaGate . Yesterday, the French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal urged people concerned about global warming and deforestation to  stop eating Nutella  because the famous chocolate and hazelnut...

Sense & Sustainability: Oscar winner Emma Thompson stands with Clyde River

Blog entry by Stephanie Hulse | June 23, 2015

The people of Clyde River, on Baffin Island, have courageously taken matters into their own hands to protect the Arctic from offshore oil and gas exploration. In fact, they brought the issue to the Federal Court of Appeal and...

We won! United Nations decide to develop a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | June 22, 2015 1 comment

Only a few days ago - June 19th  -  the United Nations General Assembly formally decided to develop a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement, endorsing the breakthrough outcome of the UN biodiversity working group meeting in January. ...

I'm Standing Between Shell and the Arctic. Join Me.

Blog entry by Audrey Siegl | June 17, 2015

Earlier today, I went face-to-face with Shell's Arctic Drilling Rig the “Polar Pioneer”. It is terrifying. But there are moments in life when, despite your fear, you must act. I chose to stand face-to-face with this massive machine...

Why it’s not too Late to say #ShellNo and Toast the Coast

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | June 16, 2015

Jane Fonda delivered a powerful speech she penned herself on the need to end extreme oil to save the planet and create a liveable future for future generations to thousands of people Saturday, June 13th at Jericho Beach, Vancouver. ...

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