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Waddle you do to celebrate World Penguin Day?

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | April 25, 2014 2 comments

All rights reserved . Credit: Greenpeace 'Give us a kiss, it's World Penguin Day!' It’s World Penguin Day today, April 25 th , and I simply can’t imagine a world that didn’t have penguins in it. So in order to...

Tech giants lead the way to renewable energy

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | April 24, 2014 1 comment

Earlier this month, the world’s top climate scientists reiterated that we are on a path to permanently change our planet, reporting that people on every continent are already feeling the impacts of global warming. If we are to preserve...

The Boreal Forest - toward a green economy

Blog entry by Ioana Cotutiu | April 24, 2014 1 comment

For forestry workers, the forest is their livelihood. They should be the first to benefit from the forest's economic value. They should also be its stewards, something that is easier if they're fortunate enough to work for a company...

Stop the tar sands, save a whale

Blog entry by Sarah King | April 23, 2014

Two months after a win for B.C.’s Pacific humpback whales in the Federal Court , they could lose the key to their continued recovery – the legal protection of their habitat.  The Harper government wants to give them a lesser at-risk...

Alberta Energy Regulator approves CNRL re-start in troubled tar sands region

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 23, 2014

If anyone thought that there was a changing of the guard at the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) they should look no further than the decision it quietly released just before the Easter long weekend. The decision shows that whatever...

Of Solutions and Commitments: Going the Distance in the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | April 22, 2014

Last week Greenpeace launched   Forest Solutions: An insider’s look at Greenpeace collaborations in forest regions around the world . Eduardo Sousa, a Senior Forests Campaigner for Greenpeace shares his perspectives on the Great...

Talking to Transcanada on Twitter about Tar Sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | April 17, 2014

Can the FSC logo ensure protection of the world’s most valuable forests?

Blog entry by Daniel Brindis | April 17, 2014

It seems obvious, but any operation certified as “responsible forest management” should not threaten the world’s most important forests. Although the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) features protecting High Conservation Value Forests...

Act now to save the planet: IPCC report

Blog entry by mhudema | April 16, 2014 1 comment

The latest International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report was released on Sunday.  The report, perhaps the most hopeful of IPCC reports to date, had one clear message – we can save the planet but only if we start acting now. ...

‘The Bee’s Burden’: why bees need our help and we need the help of bees

Blog entry by Matthias Wüthrich, Greenpeace Switzerland | April 16, 2014

Note: The following blog talks about the shocking results from a new study released by Greenpeace International as a part of its Europe-wide campaign to save the bees and agriculture. This research was one of the largest of its kind...

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