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5 things you can do to keep our forests healthy

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | January 12, 2014

As Greenpeace Canada’s head forest campaigner, I’m often asked by friends, family, and people I meet: what is one simple thing I can do to protect our forests? Thanks to your support Greenpeace has been able to win many environmental...

Oleg Naydenov arrest shows flag States need to better control their fleets

Blog entry by Daniel Simons | January 10, 2014

In the summer of 2012, small-scale Senegalese fishermen  reported a rapid and significant increase  in their catches. They attributed their rising fortunes to newly elected President Macky Sall's decision to revoke the licences of 29...

Volunteers are doing great work at Greenpeace!

Blog entry by atzaras | January 8, 2014 1 comment

Do you ever wonder what Greenpeace volunteers do?? Watch this video made by Marc Perri, one of our awesome photo and video volunteers working out of Toronto! In 2013, Greenpeace volunteers and supporters from all across Canada stood...

12% protection not enough for Canada’s Boreal Forest

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, Forest Campaigner | January 7, 2014

This week the Canadian Press reported on progress that’s been made regarding protection in Canada’s Boreal Forest. Citing the Canadian Boreal Initiative, Bob Weber reports that: “the amount of boreal forest under some form of...

Greenpeace Canada podcast; Cars a love/hate affair for environmentalists

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | January 5, 2014 2 comments

In this episode we talk about cars. Environmentalists rail against them but we sometimes need them. Striking the balance can be tricky. A boy from the ‘burbs talks about adjusting to life without the ride in the driveway.  he...

Podcast: Cutting edge garbage treament? Birds! Can you recycle meds?

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | January 5, 2014

San Francisco is cutting edge in lots of ways, including the world of garbage. It was the first US city to require food composting for residents and businesses. And they divert the most waste of any US city from landfill, about 77 per...

Alberta’s Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2013

Blog entry by mhudema | December 27, 2013 1 comment

Alberta’s Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2013 Alberta has had another tough year when it comes to protecting the environment, but a year that has also shown that the resistance to environmental disasters is alive and well. ...

Canadian Greenpeace activists held in Russia for three months arrive home

Feature story | December 27, 2013 at 14:36

The final scene of a near hundred day saga is taking place this weekend as Canadian activists Paul Ruzycki and Alexandre Paul return to Canada after being held in Russia for more than three months following a peaceful protest at an Arctic oil...

The true north melting and oily?

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | December 20, 2013 1 comment

Recently Canada announced that it would formally submit a claim for 1.7 million km of Arctic seabed, including the North Pole . With this move, Prime Minister Harper is attempting to push the limits of oil production despite...

Russian parliament votes to grant amnesty to Arctic 30

Feature story | December 18, 2013 at 11:38

The Russian parliament has today formally adopted an amnesty that will end legal proceedings against the Arctic 30. The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief, but they...

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