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Environmental groups declare victory in endangered species protection case

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 17, 2014

Thanks to our lawyer friends at Ecojustice , at-risk species with habitat along the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker route are closer to receiving the full protection they need from the feds. Shining a light on...

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...

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