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Seizing the Moment in the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa, Senior Forest Campaigner | February 12, 2013

This past week marked the seventh anniversary of the announcement of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements by First Nations, the BC Government, the logging industry and environmental organizations including Greenpeace. The landmark...

What would the Enbridge pipeline hearings be like if we heard the truth?

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 8, 2013

The tar sands may be visible from space but they have been rendered invisible to the environmental review panel assessing Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline.  That’s an impressive feat, as it ensures that the review panel won’t...

APP commits to end deforestation!

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | February 5, 2013 5 comments

Today was a day I have at times feared might never come, but I’ve just emerged from a packed press conference in Jakarta for the launch of Asia Pulp & Paper’s new ‘Forest Conservation Policy’ aimed to end its involvement in...

Tigers catch a break. Breakthrough in protection for Indonesia’s rainforests

Feature story | February 5, 2013 at 7:00

Greenpeace hailed today’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest producers of paper and packaging, to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests.

Leaked Arctic Council oil spill agreement weak and puts Canadians at risk

Feature story | February 4, 2013 at 7:00

On the eve of the Arctic Council environment ministers' meeting in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, a leaked copy of the Council’s oil spill response agreement entitled, “Co-operation on Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic” reveals...

Safeway brand greener canned tuna in stores now!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Oceans campaign coordinator | January 28, 2013

After months of anticipation, Canada Safeway has officially unveiled its new line of SAFEWAY brand canned skipjack (chunk light and flaked light) tuna. And why should you fellow ocean-lovers care? Because the skipjack isn’t sourced...

And the winner is...Shell!

Feature story | January 24, 2013 at 1:00

Today, within eyeshot of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Greenpeace and the Berne Declaration (BD) presented the Public Eye Awards, thus denouncing particularly glaring cases of companies' greed for profit and environmental sins. The public award...

Victoria’s Secret: From Fallen Angel to Detox Leader?

Blog entry by Tommy Crawford | January 22, 2013 1 comment

Limited Brands – owner of iconic underwear labels Victoria’s Secret and La Senza – has today bowed to public pressure and committed to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020. That makes it three...

Three weeks in the Spessart forest

Blog entry by Mélanie Dupuis, activist and volunteer | January 21, 2013 5 comments

In the heart of Heigenbrücken, a small German village in the province of Bavaria, a group of twenty motivated and enthusiastic people were getting ready to confront autumn in the Spessart forest in pursuit of one common goal: Stop the...

Message for Enbridge: I was staring into this huge eye

Blog entry by Barbara Stowe | January 18, 2013

Oral Statement given by Barbara Stowe to the Joint Review Panel on the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline. Thursday, January 17th, afternoon, 2013.  When I was thinking about what I wanted to say here, the words of...

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