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Close your eyes and imagine an Arctic sanctuary

Blog entry by Marine Temperman | July 16, 2015

This is a story about the frozen ocean at the top of our planet. It's wild and untouched, and at the moment it's owned by everyone and no-one. This is the Arctic high seas, the wild west of the high north, and our global commons. But...

There’s No Climate Leadership in a Tarsands Pipeline

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | July 16, 2015

Right now there are over 100 wildfires burning in Alberta, 24 are out of control . Parkland County, Alberta has declared a state of agricultural disaster because moisture levels in some areas of the province are at their lowest...

Ban on logging: Cree First Nation more committed than ever to protect their last...

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | July 14, 2015

Cree Nation of Waswanipi and Greenpeace erected a blocade at the edge of the Broadback Valley in 2010, calling for a full protection of this last intact forest In an unprecedented move yesterday, the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi ...

Acting for sharks, starting with your grocery list

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | July 8, 2015

This week is off to a sharktastic start with lots of jawsome shark facts, images, stories and sharkisms swimming around cyberspace. #Sharkweek is about getting to know this amazing creatures, sharing stories and inspiring people to...

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 apology to Inuit for impacts of seal campaign

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...

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