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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...

Ontario: stop targeting species at risk!

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, Forest Campaigner | January 18, 2013 1 comment

Last summer the Ontario government tried to sneak through changes to several environmental laws in its omnibus budget bill. One of the changes it attempted to make was an overhaul of the Endangered Species Act. The proposed changes...

Quebec’s Boreal Forest: Unions, Government and Greenpeace talk solutions

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville, Forest Campaigner | January 17, 2013

During a meeting held yesterday in Quebec, Unions representing  Resolute Forest Products  (Resolute) workers, the Ministers of both the Environment and Natural Resources and Greenpeace agreed to work jointly towards the protection of...

Benetton shows its true colours and commits to toxic free fashion

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | January 16, 2013

It’s about time the Detox campaign officially landed on the stylish streets of one of the world's most high profile fashion centres. Here in Italy we are celebrating the latest Detox commitment, announced today by the Benetton Group...

Idle No More in the Tar Sands

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | January 15, 2013 2 comments

The following is the text of speech I gave at the Idle No More rally in Edmonton on January 11: Tansi ~ Niya Melina Miyowapan Laboucan-Massimo. Niya Nehiyaw. Kinaskomtinowow. My name is Melina Mewapan Laboucan-Massimo. I am a...

It’s time we gave Shell the recognition they deserve

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | January 15, 2013

It’s not every day you’re asked to hand out an award. Especially not to Shell. But today, after a lengthy series of mishaps in the Arctic, the time has finally come. Do you, like us, think that Shell is the most irresponsible company...

Google grants over $2 million for energy policy reform

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | January 15, 2013

Google has begun 2013 with announcements of two significant investments to advance the future of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States. Marking a significant new milestone in its clean energy advocacy efforts,...

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