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UN honours Greenpeace

Feature story | October 10, 2007 at 17:00

The vital role that Greenpeace has played in protecting the ozone layer was recognized by United Nations Environmental Programme on the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty to reduce the use of chemicals that deplete...

Orca whales threatened by government inaction to investigate diesel spill wreckage

Feature story | September 26, 2007 at 17:00

Greenpeace, along with the Living Oceans Society, continues to put pressure on the federal and provincial governments to investigate a diesel spill that took place inside an ecological reserve, threatening a population of orca whales. Despite...

Thousands tour Arctic Sunrise

Feature story | September 24, 2007 at 17:00

The Greenpeace ship, the Arctic Sunrise, was welcomed warmly as she plied her way through Canadian waters this summer on a mission to promote clean, renewable energy and to highlight the ongoing destruction of the Boreal Forest. As she sailed up...

Greenpeace and First Nations oppose uranium exploration

Feature story | September 23, 2007 at 17:00

While in Kingston in September as part of the tour of the Arctic Sunrise to promote renewable energy, Greenpeace met on board ship with First Nations and local citizens to oppose uranium exploration in the Sharbot Lake area.

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise stops coal shipment

Feature story | August 29, 2007 at 17:00

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has stopped shipment of coal from reaching the Nanticoke Generating Station on Lake Erie today, preventing the coal freighter Algomarine from delivering its dirty cargo. Greenpeace activists then painted the...

Greenpeace demands government investigate diesel spill in ecological reserve

Feature story | August 27, 2007 at 17:00

Government inaction on a diesel spill in an ecological reserve northeast of Vancouver Island has caused Greenpeace to prepare to take investigative action into our own hands. The wreckage, including a diesel truck, from a capsized barge remains...

Greenpeace names the names behind forest destruction

Feature story | August 19, 2007 at 17:00

A new Greenpeace report released on August 20th reveals that Canadian, American, and European corporations are fueling the destruction of Canada’s Boreal Forest to create everyday consumer products.

600 strip naked on glacier in global warming protest

Feature story | August 17, 2007 at 17:00

An emergency provokes extreme responses: human beings in danger will abandon social niceties, etiquette, and the norms of acceptable behaviour to raise an alarm any way they can when lives are in danger. Today, six hundred people shed their...

Questions and answers about the Alberta Tar Sands

Feature story | July 26, 2007 at 17:00

Greenpeace has started a campaign to oppose the unsustainable development of the Alberta Tar Sands. We are keeping the larger details of the campaign under wraps for now, but Geeta Sehgal, one of our new campaigners, answered a few of our...

Kashiwazaki nuclear plant - report from the scene

Feature story | July 23, 2007 at 17:00

After last week's earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant, we were hearing conflicting information from the industry. Quickly, we put together a team to help our Japan office make sure the radiation leak was not worse than official...

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