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Not here, not anywhere

Blog entry by Farah Obaidullah | September 5, 2013

It’s been a year since   Greenpeace in Australia took action against the Margiris super trawler and to mark the anniversary – admittedly coincidentally – Greenpeace activists in Chile protested against the presence of the monster boat...

Harper’s Destructive Arctic Legacy

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | September 4, 2013

© Jason Ransom / PMO Making frequent appearances in news stories of Stephen Harper’s annual trip to the north last month was the word "legacy." For some time now, journalists and political junkies have been eyeing Harper’s northern...

Is being sued for $7,000,000 radical?

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | September 3, 2013

$7,000,000 . That’s a big number. It’s how much Canada’s largest logging company, Resolute Forest Products , is suing us for. By ‘us’ I mean me. And my colleague Shane. And Greenpeace Canada too. Why? Well, our jobs are to expose ...

Governments make slow progress on high seas protection but people’s wave of change is...

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | August 29, 2013

The  UN meeting in New York  discussing high seas protection ended last Friday without a splash for the oceans, but the wave of change generated by thousands of people around the world made an inspiring impact. The meeting in...

Tale of a broken love story

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, forest campaigner | August 29, 2013

I still remember the day as if it was yesterday. It didn’t start or end like any traditional love story. There were not any rolling meadows or hand holding by the crashing waves on the sandy beaches of Halifax where I grew up.  It...

Resolute’s Flawed ‘Controlled Wood’ threatens FSC’s credibility

Blog entry by Catharine Grant | August 29, 2013

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is a certification system designed to ensure that wood comes from socially and ecologically responsible practices. Because the FSC label helps consumers distinguish wood products from well-managed...

Clayoquot Sound: Searching for a Mine of Gold

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | August 28, 2013

As I write this blog, Neil Young's song, Heart of Gold keeps looping in my head. However what I have to write about couldn't be further from Neil's search for a heart of gold. Rather the quest I blog about here is for a mine of gold,...

GPC podcast: birds+plastic+ocean=gross, bees' needs,the big fish question

Blog entry by mambrose | August 28, 2013

The latest episode of the GPC podcast covers the birds and the bees. We look at what the buzz is around bees. Listen to the full podcast here These photos give you a clue. They are the prime pollinators for many of the...

Are compostable disposable coffee cups really green?

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, forest campaigner | August 27, 2013 1 comment

Last week MacLeans magazine started to do some digging on the “Eco-tainer” cups, which, unfortunately, is Canada’s only compostable paper coffee cup. The article asked the question of whether these cups are actually green, and found...

YouTube takes down Greenpeace Shell video

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | August 27, 2013 4 comments

The video of our rather hilarious hijack of Sunday's Shell-sponsored Formula 1 ceremony has been pulled by YouTube following a "Copyright" (AKA "Embarrassment") complaint. While the take down appears to have been ordered by the Formula...

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