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It’s not our fault says Resolute.

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | December 15, 2013

It’s not our fault - Resolute avoids taking responsibility for losing FSC certification for 8 million hectares of forest Talk about avoiding responsibility. This week it was announced that Canada’s largest logging Resolute Forest...

Join us in Ottawa: Arctic 30 Solidarity Vigil

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | December 13, 2013

Join our upcoming Arctic 30 Solidarity Vigil in Ottawa and show your love for the Arctic and support for these brave individuals that still need our help. The Arctic 30 are a courageous group of people who were illegally detained in...

FSC suspends three of Resolute's certificates

Blog entry by Grant Rosoman | December 12, 2013

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) was created in 1993 to allow companies and the public to identify products coming from responsibly managed forests. In order to protect the world’s last remaining intact forests, consumers and...

You did it! Palm oil giant commits to No Deforestation

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | December 10, 2013

‘Effective immediately, Wilmar will not engage in development of HCS (High Carbon Stock), HCV (High Conservation Value), or peat, nor knowingly source from suppliers engaged in development of HCS, HCV, or peat.’ Wilmar...

New study on “unburnable oil”: Arctic oil and tar sands must stay in the ground

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | December 9, 2013 1 comment

The January 2014 edition of the well-respected academic journal Energy Policy will include a study entitled “Un-burnable oil: An examination of oil resource utilization in a decarbonized energy system”. The study looks at what the...

Battle over new rules for oil by rail heats up

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | December 6, 2013

The fight over tougher oil-by-rail safety rules is getting heated south of the border, but is worth following because whatever happens there will likely have to be copied in Canada. Prior to the tragedy at Lac Megantic, no one was...

Hamba Kahle Nelson Mandela: with our deepest gratitude

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 6, 2013

"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead."   – Nelson Mandela speaking at the 90th birthday...

Latest Updates from the Arctic Sunrise activists and crew members

Feature story | December 4, 2013 at 9:00

UPDATED: From peaceful action to dramatic seizure: a timeline of events since the Arctic Sunrise took action September 18 (CET).

Five Signs of a Greener More Affordable Energy Plan

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | December 2, 2013

Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli will release his government’s latest Long Term Energy Plan (LTEP) today.   But this will be more than just an energy plan.  With an election expected in the spring this LTEP will be a plank in...

Groups urge swift passage of Ontario Bill 83

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner | November 29, 2013

A range of environmental, civil liberties and social justice organisations today urged Ontario Attorney General John Gerretsen to ensure the passage of Bill 83: The Protection of Public Particiaption Act 2013 . The law is widely...

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