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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...

21 groups petition AER to reject CNRL's second application at troubled Primrose...

Blog entry by mhudema | March 14, 2014

Today 21-groups, representing a range of interests, sent an open letter to Alberta's Energy Regulator (AER) demanding that they turn down CNRL's most recent application to begin high pressure steaming it's beleaguered Primrose tar...

Group Leadership 101: An on-line skill share for volunteers around the world!

Blog entry by atzaras | March 14, 2014

Our global network of Greenpeace volunteers is feeling closer and closer as technology draws us in, giving us news ways to connect and communicate.  Things move and change fast in this new world, and our potential is exhilarating. ...

Why trees need to stand together

Blog entry by Dr. Janet Cotter is a Senior Scientist at the Gree | March 13, 2014

Tropical forests are home to more species than nearly any other ecosystem on the planet, but increasingly this biodiversity is threatened. When forest is cleared, there is a reduction in forest area, which affects biodiversity. There...

The European Parliament backs our vision for an Arctic sanctuary

Blog entry by Neil Hamilton | March 12, 2014

Tonight I’ll sleep well, knowing that there is finally something happening within the international community about protecting the Arctic. It’s not going to change things overnight, but it’s very positive, and something that our...

One down, one to go: Stop CNRL from adding to Cold Lake tar sands damage

Blog entry by mhudema | March 12, 2014

Please sign and share the petition!   Just two days after you helped secure the denial of CNRL’s application to re-start operations at the site of its four on-going, tar sands blow-outs , Greenpeace has learned that CNRL filed...

Congratulations! You stood up to tar sands giant CNRL and you won!

Blog entry by mhudema | March 10, 2014 2 comments

We won! (for now) CNRL pulls it's re-steaming application. Nine months ago the first of four unstoppable spills was discovered at CNRL’s Primrose site near Cold Lake, Alberta. A few weeks ago, even though the spills are...

What is a FAD? see the video and hear the explanation

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | March 9, 2014

A finance guy in the GP Korea office drew this explanation of Fishing Aggregate Devices...or FADS If you want the simple science explanation. Listen to our oceans campaigner Charles Latimer explained it on our podcast.

Who will stop the violence against Indigenous women in Canada?

Blog entry by Joanna Kerr | March 7, 2014

Tomorrow is International Women's Day. The world over there will be celebrations and parades, events and conferences honouring both women leaders and unsung heroines, and acknowledging the huge advances we've made for the rights of...

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