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6000 kilometers of shame – Feds allow endangered whale meat to cross Canada

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 14, 2014

Join us and urge federal ministers to stop the transit of endangered whale meat through Canada. Take action Two weeks ago, Greenpeace received a tip that a dozen containers of meat from endangered fin whales have arrived in...

$7 million lawsuit won’t keep us down : #StandForForests now!

Feature story | February 14, 2014 at 13:00

The battle for healthier forests is ongoing and the actions one can take are many, but every once in a while the need to act is more urgent than ever before. Many of you were part of the solidarity movement that helped release the Artic 30 from...

Tie a green ribbon around your favourite tree!‏

Blog entry by Amanda Gomm | February 14, 2014 2 comments

I'm Amanda, an organizer here at Greenpeace and this #standforforests campaign is particularly close to my heart. You see, I have a deep-rooted love of trees. This passion for our world’s leafy giants goes back as long as I can...

Top ten reasons to LOVE the ocean

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | February 14, 2014

It’s Valentine’s Day. To offer you a sugar-free, non-commercialised way of celebrating here are our top ten reasons to LOVE the ocean. 1. A whole lotta heart Octopuses have  three hearts.  That’s good news when you’re a sucker...

Resolute Forest Products will not tolerate dissent, job posting, lawsuit suggest

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner | February 14, 2014 2 comments

The mask has slipped. Resolute Forest Products made a rare public misstep lately when the company advertised for the position of Specialist in Social Media and Public Affairs . Remarkably, the prospective candidate is explicitly...

Top 15 Climate inspired pick-up lines just in time for Valentine's Day

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 13, 2014

Yesterday the creative folks at the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition launched a very innovative twitter campaign to help raise funds for Power Shift - a youth led convergence on climate change. Check out some of the...

The Guardian Tree: Where art and the forest come together

Blog entry by Richard Brooks, Forest Campaign Coordinator | February 12, 2014 2 comments

The importance of Canada’s Boreal Forest transcends geographical, cultural and physical boundaries: it has global significance. The Boreal Forest plays a critical role in mitigating global climate change and holds some of the highest...

Nine months and still spilling: A recap of the on-going Cold Lake tar sands spills

Blog entry by mhudema | February 12, 2014 1 comment

It’s been almost nine months. You can do a lot in nine months. In nine months you can make and give birth to a baby. For Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL), all they’ve done at their Cold Lake tar sands in-situ site is spill...

Climate change missing from federal budget

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 12, 2014

The words “climate change” never appear in yesterday’s 427-page federal budget . The costs of climate change are there, albeit unacknowledged as connected to global warming. On page 228, the government notes it will spend “$2.8...

Bill 83 to protect free speech “a priority” for Kathleen Wynne

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner | February 11, 2014

With the Ontario legislature set to get back to work in one week, not long after Valentine’s day, Premier Kathleen Wynne showed some love for Bill 83 on Reddit today, describing the key free speech legislation as “a priority” of her...

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