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Fishing for answers from Dongwon

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | March 14, 2013

We know that the industrial fishing industry can often skirt the law in search of profits. In my decade of campaigning to rescue our oceans, I have seen dozens of ships fishing illegally, seen fish hidden in the inner bowels of fishing...

Whole Foods will label GE food in US & Canada

Blog entry by Eric Darier | March 13, 2013 1 comment

Whole Foods Market, an important food retailer, has announced ( The New York Times ) that it will start to label all food made from genetic engineering (GE) within 5 years. As the US (and Canada) is one of the rare so-called...

Stop Harper from spending millions more of your money to greenwash the tar sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | March 12, 2013 6 comments

Greenpeace is launching a petition that calls on the Harper government to stop spending millions of tax dollars on ads that greenwash the tar sands and instead direct this money to climate solutions like support for energy efficiency...

Hope from Fukushima

Blog entry by Junichi Sato, Executive Director.Greenpeace Japan | March 11, 2013 1 comment

As we mark the second memorial of the March 11, 2011 disaster, we see tragedy, but also hope in Japan. While people mourn for the mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents and children who were lost in the earthquake and tsunami,...

Greenpeace Women on International Women’s Day

Blog entry by Szabina Mozes | March 8, 2013 1 comment

Although we should do it every day, today – International Women's Day – we are taking special care to celebrate and applaud the tireless and inspiring work of women to overcome injustice and for a better tomorrow. We have come a...

Latest score: Arctic 2 - Oil industry 0!

Blog entry by Truls Gulowsen | March 8, 2013

Shell’s spectacular series of mishaps in Alaska has definitely not been going down unnoticed in the oil industry. The Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil is slowing down plans to drill for oil in US Arctic waters after Shell’s...

What does the giant Arctic camel tell us about climate change?

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | March 7, 2013

In my line of work the chances to flex my paleontological muscles are few and far between, which is why the news from scientists that they’ve discovered the remains of a giant camel that lived in Canada’s high Arctic millions of...

Nuclear companies must pay for their disasters says Greenpeace

Feature story | March 7, 2013 at 10:00

Greenpeace Canada activists used a blimp at the uranium processing facility of General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GE Hitachi) in downtown Toronto this morning to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.

Shell's Arctic Failure Is Obama's Chance to Act

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | February 28, 2013

An unexpected thing happened last night: One of the biggest oil companies in the world -- Shell -- made a big decision acknowledging that the oil industry cannot operate safely in the Arctic. A decision that means one year of relief...

Four things you should know about the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | February 28, 2013

The Fukushima nuclear disaster that began on March 11, 2011 was a scary time for the whole world. Some early reports even warned about radiation being carried on the wind as far as the west coasts of the USA and Canada, and many...

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