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Is Japan secretly planning to build a new whaling ship?

Feature story | December 11, 2007 at 17:00

All around the world, increasing numbers of people and governments are urging Japan to give up its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Back in Japan however, there is evidence that plans are emerging to build a brand new...

Rainbow Warrior joins Balinese flotilla of hope for urgent climate action

Feature story | December 7, 2007 at 15:07

A flotilla of fishing boats greeted the Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior, as she sailed into Benoa port Bali on December 7, 2007. The fishing boats carried banners saying ‘Save Our Seas - Save Our Corals´ and ‘Climate Action Now´ urging...

Robson Bight investigation has begun!

Feature story | November 29, 2007 at 17:00

On Tuesday, November 27, the underwater investigation team including Dorthea Hangaard on behalf of Living Oceans and Greenpeace, convened at Telegraph Cove to head out into Robson Bight to begin the search and assessment of the wreckage resting...

Nintendo, Microsoft and Philips flunk toxic test

Feature story | November 26, 2007 at 17:00

The latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics assesses for the first time TVs and the rapidly growing games consoles market. Nintendo completely fails to show any environmental credentials and Microsoft and Philips do little...

Palm oil blockade

Feature story | November 25, 2007 at 17:00

On the morning of the second day of the blockade, eight activists added to the pressure by climbing on the nearby tanks of palm oil and hanging a banner saying "Palm Oil Kills Climate & Forests". They were later taken into custody.

Greenpeace named “Best Green Group” by NOW Magazine

Feature story | November 1, 2007 at 18:00

Greenpeace Canada was awarded “Best Green Group” honours by NOW Magazine, in their annual “Best of Toronto” issue this week. Recent “kick-ass stunts” by Greenpeace campaigners against nuclear power, climate change and Boreal Forest destruction...

Governments to investigate diesel spill wreckage

Feature story | October 21, 2007 at 17:00

Just a day after Greenpeace and Living Oceans announced plans for an underwater investigation into the diesel spill in the ecological reserve at Robson Bight, word was received that the federal and provincial governments will conduct their own...

Underwater investigation of Robson Bight launched

Feature story | October 18, 2007 at 17:00

Greenpeace, Living Oceans Society and concerned whale organizations will launch an underwater investigation of the sunken logging equipment in the Robson Bight Ecological Reserve. The investigation, to begin on October 30th, will include sending...

Scientific tests reveal iPhone contains hazardous chemicals and materials, says...

Feature story | October 14, 2007 at 17:00

Apple’s iPhone contains hazardous chemicals and materials, according to the results of scientific tests commissioned by Greenpeace. This is the first testing of an Apple product following the commitment by Steve Jobs, Apple CEO, to a ‘Greener...

Update: Robson Bight diesel spill investigation

Feature story | October 11, 2007 at 17:00

Greenpeace supporters and partners succeeded in raising the $35,000 necessary to investigate the Robson Bight diesel spill wreckage.

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