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Exxon Valdez 25th anniversary: the North deserves a better future

Blog entry by Kiera-Dawn Kolson | March 24, 2014

It’s March 24, 1989, and off the coast of Alaska, one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in history has just struck. The Exxon Valdez supertanker hit Prince William Sound's Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m., spewing oil into...

Study: effect of car sharing on car buying is huge. One man's struggle to ditch his...

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | March 21, 2014 1 comment

Ignoring that this article is mostly about Zipcar and all the stats are American, it contains this nugget: "According to the study, which surveyed 1,000 licensed drivers in 10 developed metropolitan car-sharing markets in the U.S. and...

4 reasons we all should #StandForForests

Blog entry by Greg Norman, Forests Communications Coordinator | March 21, 2014 3 comments

We cannot sustain life without healthy, thriving forests. That is why Greenpeace campaigns for their protection and on this International Day of Forests, we want to share with you a few reasons why you should help. 1. 300 million of...

So Glad You Asked, Part 3! Greenpeace response to some well worn questions.

Blog entry by mhudema | March 20, 2014

Argument 3: You want us to get our oil from countries like Saudi Arabia that have atrocious human right records? Canada’s oil is ethical oil! Answer: If people actually believed this argument then: a)    They would oppose...

Reclaiming My Muchness

Blog entry by Christine Bruce, volunteer | March 19, 2014 1 comment

Yesterday was a blissfully sunny day, unusual here in Kingston during this long, cold winter. That seemed a sign: today, I’m taking advantage of the weather to do some guerilla advocacy on behalf of Greenpeace Canada. At seven-thirty...

Mount Royal Cross transformed into scales of justice: Greenpeace protests the...

Feature story | March 18, 2014 at 6:00

10 Greenpeace activists and a group of volunteers transformed the iconic Mount Royal Cross into immense scales of justice representing the imbalance between the destructive practices of Canada’s largest logging company, Resolute Forest Products,...

Have you tied your #StandForForest green ribbon yet? March 21st deadline!

Blog entry by agomm | March 17, 2014

Just over three weeks ago, I wrote a message asking individuals across Canada to show their solidarity and #StandForForests, by tying a green ribbon around a tree and sending in their photo. I wanted to take the time to thank the...

Message to Resolute: You can collaborate with us. Others have.

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | March 17, 2014 2 comments

“ We’ve done it before, we can do it here. ” It’s a mantra that we have been saying over and over again in our campaign to protect the Boreal Forest. We can put in place lasting solutions that protect the forest and the wildlife...

Is there a future for Greenland without Arctic oil?

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | March 17, 2014

For the past four years I've been visiting the beautiful country of Greenland, trying to prevent dangerous oil drilling that would cause havoc to the unique and fragile wildlife and nature here. But ever since I started working in...

Winter expedition into the Broadback Valley “Endangered Forest”

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | March 14, 2014

The Cree Nation of Waswanipi, with the support of a team from Greenpeace, organized a media expedition to the Cree ancestral lands in the Broadback Valley “Endangered Forest”. Joined by journalists from Agence France Presse (AFP), the...

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