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Ridiculous tax break sought by Resolute in the Boreal Forest

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | April 10, 2013

It’s emerged this week that Resolute Forest Products, the lead logging company clearcutting  Endangered Forests in Ontario and Quebec is seeking a tax break from the city of Thunder Bay. If successful, the break which would be...

Declaring the Arctic a global sanctuary

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | April 9, 2013

On skis across the ice, towing their packs and equipment on sleighs during a week-long expedition to reach the geographic North Pole, a team of 16 campaigners are braving the remoteness of the Arctic to declare it a global sanctuary.

Protest rallies across Canada: April 9 is a day of action to Stop GM Alfalfa

Blog entry by Michael O'Morrow | April 8, 2013

Organic farmers in Ontario are facing a new threat that has the capacity to destroy their crops and livelihoods. Monsanto, the massive worldwide biotechnology corporation, has developed a new genetically modified (GM) Roundup...

Alison Redford's Half-Truth Tour

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 8, 2013

Dear Premier Redford: I think Americans and Albertan’s deserve honesty. It’s part of the reason that I wrote you this letter after your very misleading USA Today ad. But rather than be honest about Alberta’s poor environmental...

The stars align over the North Pole

Blog entry by Josefina Skerk | April 8, 2013

Today is the day we have been all been waiting for, and we have some exciting news to share with you. When we planned this expedition, our ambition was big already — to ski to the North Pole to lower a special pod and a flag for the...

In Pod We Trust

Blog entry by Jess Wilson | April 7, 2013

Every couple of months, something bizarre happens at work that convinces me I must have one of the strangest jobs on the planet. And these moments often come in the form of a question. Questions like, “Did One Direction’s tweet...

New study shows importance of conserving old-growth Boreal forests

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, Forest Campaigner | April 5, 2013 1 comment

A new study published by Lakehead University indicates that climate change will likely have a greater impact on younger forests in the Boreal, which highlights the importance of conserving older intact forests. The scientists say...

Team Aurora rides North

Blog entry by Anna Jones | April 5, 2013

I've just said goodbye to Team Aurora at Svalbard. Feeling like I might burst with love, respect and awe for them. For these last few months and days I've had the honour and privilege to help prepare with Renny, Kiera, Josefina, Ezra...

Greenpeace volunteers across Canada survey tuna sustainability

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | April 4, 2013

Greenpeace Canada has supporters and volunteers across Canada that are invaluable to our success.  People that support and take actions on our campaigns online and offline, donate to Greenpeace and participate in our volunteer programs...

On May 26th join the Ride for Renewables

Blog entry by Sarah Sherman, Greenpeace volunteer | April 4, 2013

Love cycling? Love green energy? We need your help! On May 26th, break out your bicycles and rally together with Greenpeace volunteers, concerned citizens, cycling enthusiasts and others who want a green energy future for Ontario...

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