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Tigers catch a break. Breakthrough in protection for Indonesia’s rainforests

Feature story | February 5, 2013 at 7:00

Greenpeace hailed today’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest producers of paper and packaging, to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests.

Leaked Arctic Council oil spill agreement weak and puts Canadians at risk

Feature story | February 4, 2013 at 7:00

On the eve of the Arctic Council environment ministers' meeting in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, a leaked copy of the Council’s oil spill response agreement entitled, “Co-operation on Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic” reveals...

And the winner is...Shell!

Feature story | January 24, 2013 at 1:00

Today, within eyeshot of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Greenpeace and the Berne Declaration (BD) presented the Public Eye Awards, thus denouncing particularly glaring cases of companies' greed for profit and environmental sins. The public award...

Greenpeace launches ad campaign targeting Clover Leaf Seafoods

Feature story | December 5, 2012 at 2:00

Today, Greenpeace launched a series of advertisements directed at Canada’s biggest canned tuna brand, Clover Leaf Seafoods, publicly requesting that the company finally agree to talk about an end to its sourcing of tuna from destructive fisheries.

Greenpeace balloon predicts the range of Ontario nuclear fallout

Feature story | December 3, 2012 at 11:06

Greenpeace released a weather balloon today at the hearings on the future of the Darlington reactors to show that if there were a major nuclear accident at either of Toronto’s nuclear stations the radioactive fallout could blow onto the GTA,...

Zara commits to go toxic-free

Feature story | November 28, 2012 at 20:00

Zara, the world’s largest clothing retailer, today announced a commitment to go toxic-free following nine days of intense public pressure. This win belongs to the fashion-lovers, activists, bloggers and denizens of social media. This is people...

Status Report Reveals Lack of Results on 2nd Anniversary of World’s Largest...

Feature story | November 6, 2012 at 8:31

On the second anniversary of the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) leading environmental organizations, Canopy, ForestEthics and Greenpeace, are releasing a status report that reveals the CBFA has yet to deliver on the ground results. Two...

People from across Canada gather in Victoria to oppose tar sands pipelines and tankers

Feature story | October 22, 2012 at 11:09

Over 1,000 people from across Canada and all walks of life have gathered in front of the B.C. legislature today to participate in a mass sit-in to defend Canada’s west coast from the proposed Enbridge and Kinder Morgan pipelines and tar sands...

Major celebrities add their support to Defend Our Coast mass sit-in

Feature story | October 16, 2012 at 8:41

Well known entertainers from Canada and the United States, including Mark Ruffalo, Daryl Hannah, Michael Moore, Ellen Page, Pamela Anderson, Peter Keleghan and Tantoo Cardinal have added their names to the growing number of supporters of the...

Outstanding leadership shines within Greenpeace

Feature story | September 17, 2012 at 10:00

Today, Richard Brooks, Greenpeace Canada’s Forest Campaign Coordinator, was named one of Canada’s 2013 Clean50 honourees. Presented by the Delta Management Group, the Clean50 honours the nation’s most outstanding leaders in sustainable development

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