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Walking through the Tar Sands to Heal the Land and the Heart

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | July 19, 2013

This year’s 4 th Annual Healing Walk was an amazing success. It brought people together from all walks of life and diverse backgrounds to walk in prayer for the Healing of the land and its people.  Protecting the Sacred One...

Upcoming Save the Arctic Flash Mob in Toronto!

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | July 17, 2013 1 comment

In light of the recent Lac Megantic train and oil transport disaster in Quebec, we know the impacts of our addiction to oil can be devastating.  Our condolences and hearts are with the people of Lac Magantic. Our campaign to...

How 3 million people climbed Europe's tallest building

Blog entry by James Turner, Head of Arctic Communications | July 17, 2013

It was still dark when Victoria and five other young women emerged from a customized truck to climb the Shard, Europe's biggest skyscraper. She was carrying a backpack weighing about 30 pounds -- about as heavy as a suitcase for a two...

Communities stepping up to protect the environment

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | July 12, 2013

Local communities are once again on the front lines of efforts to keep our west coast pristine.  Save Howe Sound is a local group of citizens who keep an eye on the world class beauty Howe Sound. They are promoting awareness of the...

Hell yeah, I'm scared, but I'm still scaling the Shard to save the Arctic

Blog entry by Victoria Henry | July 11, 2013 2 comments

Victoria, third from the left, with her fellow climbers. With any luck, as you read this I’ll be clinging to the side of the Shard , hundreds of metres up in the sky. But as I write this, with less than a week to...

Shell tar sands project would harm land, water and First Nation rights but review...

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | July 10, 2013 2 comments

Shell tar sands project would harm land, water and First Nation rights but review panel rubber stamps it anyway Late yesterday, while the nation was still reeling from the Lac Megantic tragedy, the Joint Review Panel announced its ...

Loud and Proud for the Arctic

Blog entry by Fawn Edwards | July 9, 2013

Around ten volunteers hit the streets during Toronto Pride last Sunday sporting stylish blue Save the Arctic T-shirts and offering rainbow-coloured polar bear tattoos (temporary, of course!) to young and old alike. Our goal: to spread...

Lac-Megantic train disaster - Harper government ignoring warnings on oil transport

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | July 8, 2013 3 comments

***I ndividuals wishing to donate to the Red Cross can call 1-800-418-1111 or go to the Red Cross website at www.redcross.ca or text REDCROSSQC to 30333 to make a $5 donation.*** As the tragedy in the Quebec community of Lac...

New Report: Deep sea mining high risk

Feature story | July 7, 2013 at 18:01

The extinction of unique deep sea species and other irreversible environmental damage to our oceans are a likely result of an emerging trend to exploit seabed minerals, Greenpeace International warned today.

Save the Arctic from Shell and its Russian friends

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | July 2, 2013

The Arctic is once again under attack from oil companies. Over the past year we’ve seen just how reckless Arctic drilling is. Shell, one of the world’s biggest and most powerful corporations, has been leading the charge but a...

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