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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...

Podcast: Who's emptying Canada's lakes? Coping with tricky party convos

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | December 1, 2014 1 comment

There’s an environment myth which claims  that  Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources from the 1960s to the 80s apparently said, that rather than discovering oil, he wish his country had found water. ...

Reflections on my first campaign launch

Blog entry by Cassidy Slezak | November 28, 2014 2 comments

This past week I was a part of the launch of a new Greenpeace campaign, “Best Buyers?”  Like the campaign title suggests, Best Buy doesn’t really practice what they preach.  Or in other words, they don’t buy the best products...

One amazing week in the fight against the tar sands.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 27, 2014 3 comments

Updated: In the fight against the tar sands there are good weeks and bad weeks and then there are weeks like this one where you can’t help but feel that we might just win. This week on both sides of the country tar sands pipeline...

Fire the Spin Doctors: Energy East pipeline can''t pass the climate test

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 26, 2014

TransCanada, the company that wants to build the Energy East pipeline from Alberta to New Brunswick, just fired their public relations firm after Greenpeace leaked their secret public relations strategy that included recruiting third...

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