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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...

Finger Lickin’ Good News: KFC Pledges a Better Bucket

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | April 4, 2013 3 comments

This week, we’ve got some good news for Indonesia’s rainforests, and the endangered tigers living there. Thanks to pressure from Greenpeace supporters around the globe, Yum! Brands, the largest restaurant company in the world and...

The Great Bear Rainforest: Weaving a Rich Tapestry of Solutions

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | April 4, 2013

This amazing planet of ours has so many special places of great natural beauty, especially those enmeshed within a web of ecological relationships. I have been privileged to work in one such place of beauty and power: the Great Bear...

Over 40 groups now looking for answers from Alberta government on Suncor spills

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 3, 2013 3 comments

A mounting number of groups are petitioning Alberta’s Minister of the Environment Diana McQueen for answers regarding two spills from tar sands giant Suncor Energy.  The letter comes just over a week after eleven groups sent an...

Warming up for the North Pole, keeping a promise we made

Blog entry by Iris Andrews | April 3, 2013 3 comments

Last June, as we launched our campaign to  save the Arctic , we made a promise. We promised that if a million joined our movement, we would take their names to the North Pole and plant them on the seabed 4km beneath the ice as...

Another tar sands spill you never heard about

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 2, 2013

As we still wait for very basic answers regarding the Suncor burst pipe that for 10 hours spewed toxic water into the Athabasca river, the Government of Alberta released information late Thursday of another startling toxic incident...

NEW PHOTOS: Exxon pipeline oil spill in Arkansas

Blog entry by Cassady Sharp | April 2, 2013

A worker carries used absorbent material after attempting to pick up oil from Exxon pipeline spill near Mayflower, Arkansas. Nearly 12,000 barrels of crude oil spilled out of Exxon Mobil’s Pegasus pipeline into a Mayflower,...

‘Monsanto Protection Act’ adopted in the US

Blog entry by Éric Darier, Senior Campaigner on Sustainable Agri | March 28, 2013

Imagine a democratic government adopting legislation that would instruct its own Agriculture Department ‘to ignore any judicial rulings that block the planting of crops that the court determines to be illegal’ (according to Senator...

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