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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...

Enter the Greenpeace 📷 contest.

Blog entry by Wanjiro Ndungu | June 22, 2016

We’re inviting you to submit your gorgeous landscape and wildlife photos for the chance to be featured in the 2017 Greenpeace Canada pocket calendar.  Enter here:  http://bit.ly/1UsEGjL This calendar is mailed to supporters as a...

Top 10 Solar Facts

Blog entry by Tamara Herman | June 21, 2016

This summer, we’re launching a new campaign to bring solar power to all people and communities in Alberta. Solar4All is about going beyond fossil fuels by not only changing where our energy comes from but how it’s owned, distributed,...

Louis Bull First Nation is Making A Solar Transition

Blog entry by Desmond Bull | June 17, 2016 1 comment

“Something that was just a cost saving project really turned into something that drove me as a passion to get involved. Alternative energy might be that key component that First Nations people can utilise to gain that harmonious...

Volunteer in the spotlight: Nascan Gil

Blog entry by Nadia Lopez | June 17, 2016

Location: Montreal, Quebec 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you chose Greenpeace as a place to offer your time and energy? I started in June 2013. It was just after the student’s movement of...

Protecting the Amazon, side by side with the Munduruku

Blog entry by Danicley de Aguiar | June 15, 2016

This morning I woke up in the Sawré Muybu village with a strong sense of anticipation. Today we start a series of collaborations with the Munduruku Indigenous People to defend their ancestral territories and protect the heart of the...

Damn the dam: The threat one mega-dam poses to the Amazon and those who live there

Blog entry by Tica Minami | June 15, 2016 1 comment

The Tapajós River – in the heart of the Amazon  –  is home to thousands of people and incomparable biodiversity. But all that could change if a proposed mega-dam project moves forward. At the moment you’re reading this,...

Why We Are Asking for Solar, For All

Blog entry by Emilia Kennedy | June 13, 2016 3 comments

This summer, we’re sending teams of dedicated volunteers out to over 25 communities in Alberta to raise awareness about renewable energy, and to make the case that Alberta has the capacity to ensure “Solar 4 All.” But what do we...

Shell’s retreat from Canadian Arctic creates space for Arctic protection

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | June 10, 2016

Earlier this week on World Oceans Day we were greeted with some wonderful and exciting news : Shell announced it was giving up all its offshore exploration permits in the Canadian Arctic!     This is a big deal...

Five Things we like about Ontario's Climate Plan

Blog entry by Keith Stewart and Shawn-Patrick Stensil | June 8, 2016 1 comment

The Wynne government deserves kudos for its Climate Action Plan .  While naysayers will nitpick - and there is always room for improvement -  the plan sincerely tries to confront the greatest contemporary threat to humanity:...

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