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It's time to separate the sponsor from the sport

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | August 26, 2013

The video Shell doesn't want you to see from Greenpeace on Vimeo . Much like the movement to save the Arctic, Grand Prix fans are made up of all sorts of people. I would know — I was a big fan of the sport growing up. Is it...

The Arctic nightmare Russian authorities don’t want you to see

Blog entry by Christy Ferguson | August 24, 2013

I’m on board the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise, about to cross into an area of the Arctic that Russian authorities don’t want us to see. They’ve contravened international law by denying our ship access to an important sea route...

More than one million Ontarians call for an end to unwanted logging in Grassy Narrows

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner | August 22, 2013

More than one million Ontarians call for an end to unwanted logging in Grassy Narrows Premier Wynne does not respond to request for dialogue with civil society groups Toronto - Organizations representing more than one...

Message to governments: Three strikes and you are out!

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | August 21, 2013

The game is on for the oceans this summer. So far the outlook for the high seas is not very good, for a number of reasons: The first strike was the shocking failure of governments to protect fragile marine areas in Antarctica due...

Rainbow Warrior coming ‘home’ to British Columbia

Feature story | August 19, 2013 at 10:45

Although it hasn’t ever been in Canada, the new Rainbow Warrior’s arrival in B.C. this October marks an unofficial homecoming for the Greenpeace flagship. A world wide symbol of peace and environmental stewardship, the Rainbow Warrior will arrive...

Can dolphins hear Arctic drilling even before it starts?

Blog entry by Christy Ferguson | August 14, 2013 1 comment

“This is Christy Ferguson, calling from the bridge of the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise ... On behalf of Greenpeace and over 3 million Arctic Defenders around the world, we demand that you cease all preparations for oil drilling and...

A sharkerific week and more sharknanigans to come

Blog entry by Sarah King, Oceans campaign coordinator | August 13, 2013

Shark week has wrapped up but the shark love continues. Lots of amazing shark facts and shark tales were shared over the last number of days, and people worldwide are becoming more aware about our misunderstood finned friends and seem...

Getting creative to Save the Arctic

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | August 7, 2013

The morning of July 27th, 2013 I woke up in Toronto thinking about the Arctic...and water balloons.  I know, it doesn't really sound like the two things are connected and I bet nobody else on the planet has ever woke up thinking about...

Cutting to the truth on Congo Basin deforestation

Blog entry by aroesle | August 7, 2013

Two weeks ago , t he International Boreal Conservation Science Panel reached out to the public to with a  calls for at least 50% “strict protection” of Canada’s Boreal Forest.  This call should be followed on a global scale. The last...

Shark Week!

Blog entry by Angela Glienicke | August 6, 2013 1 comment

© Hilton/Greenpeace Whale sharks in Cenderawasih Bay It’s Shark Week! This collection of photos from our archive supports Discovery Channel’s celebration of these amazing species and the television programme’s aim to raise awareness...

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