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Tar Sands spills – 1,528,996.71 litres and still spilling!!

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 19, 2013

Right now in Alberta, tar sands bitumen is spilling into the environment at four different sites , one directly underneath a lake. All four spills have been spilling for months and the Alberta and Canadian governments know all about...

Ontario Earth Defenders: Activist Training, Skillshare & Retreat

Blog entry by atzaras | September 18, 2013

Join Greenpeace on September 27-29th 2013, for our third annual Earth Defenders Training and Skillshare! Volunteers and community organizers in Ontario are invited to learn the basics on campaign strategy, civil disobedience...

Every act of peaceful rebellion adds up

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 18, 2013

I woke up at the crack of dawn this morning with my stomach in knots as I scrambled to check my twitter feed and email. It was five a.m. but I was wide awake; physically in Amsterdam but my heart in Russia where I knew that five of...

History Repeating: Marineland Canada, Marineland Animal Defense and SLAPP Suits

Blog entry by Guest: Dylan Powell, Marineland Animal Defense | September 18, 2013 4 comments

On 23 May, Greenpeace was served a $7 million lawsuit by logging giant Resolute Forest Products. We believe this is a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) . This type of lawsuit burdens Greenpeace with massive...

140 groups call on Ontario to make public advocacy bill top priority

Feature story | September 18, 2013 at 6:55

Over 140 groups, including environmental organizations, unions and freedom of expression advocates, are calling on the Ontario legislature to adopt strong legislation to prevent Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) from being...

Quebec government hires mediator because it can't talk to Resolute

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | September 17, 2013

News today is that the Quebec government which owns the vast public forests of province, which sets the laws and regulations, which oversees how businesses operates, which sets the rules... is having a difficult time talking to ...

Alberta: A Spill-Filled Summer

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 17, 2013

ALBERTA: A SPILL FILLED SUMMER: It’s been another spill-filled summer in the spill-prone province of Alberta. With Alberta averaging over two oil spills a day over the past 37 years , there are many spills that we don’t know...

Volunteer on the Rainbow Warrior! October 8-20, 2013

Blog entry by atzaras | September 16, 2013

Greenpeace’s fabled ship is coming home to B.C where the organization began! Public tours and special events onboard the new Rainbow Warrior, one of the most environmentally friendly ships ever made, will include an opportunity to meet...

She's Coming Home

Blog entry by Cole McLean | September 16, 2013

We're bringing her to where Greenpeace started over forty years ago, and while she's never been there before, she's coming ‘home’ to Vancouver. By she, of course, I mean the new Rainbow Warrior, one of the most awe inspiring ships in...

The day the world came together to defend the Arctic

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 16, 2013

On Sunday, something incredible happened. I got on my bike. I cycled around Washington, DC and 14,000 people came with me, in over 106 cities, in 36 countries, in every continent around the world. I joined the biggest demonstration...

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