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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...

Asia Pulp & Paper: from confrontation to engagement

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar, Greenpeace International | November 29, 2013 1 comment

28 February 2012 : Peat Swamp Forest in Sumatra © Kemal Jufri / Greenpeace I’m usually concerned about speaking too soon, but it feels to me like the risk of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) now reneging on its zero deforestation pledge is...

GPC podcast: To the North Pole! (and why we need a frozen Arctic)

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | November 27, 2013

In spring of 2013 Greenpeace organized 16 people to go on a trek to the North Pole as part of our campaign to Save the Arctic, since as a planet, we need the Arctic and we need it frozen. Arctic campaigner Farrah Khan explains why in...

Greenpeace arrests show attempts to silence environmentalists continue

Blog entry by David Suzuki | November 27, 2013 7 comments

Early November marked the 18th anniversary of the tragic murder of outspoken writer and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight colleagues by the Nigerian government. Saro-Wiwa and the others had waged a long campaign to stop...

Out of prison, but not yet free.

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | November 26, 2013

Last week in Russia was one of the best weeks in over two months. All of the Arctic 30 have been granted bail and released from prison in St. Petersburg. Already, heartwarming images are coming out of some of the emotional reunions...

Forbidden pictures: Dima's undercover story

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | November 26, 2013 1 comment

It's dark in Murmansk. A railway security guard yawns, his breath visible in the frigid air, and waves through one of the workers arriving for the early morning shift. He barely glances at him. Had the guard looked closer, he might...

Twenty tar sands companies responsible for one sixth of all man-made global warming...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 21, 2013

Twenty members of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) are jointly responsible for almost one sixth of all CO2 and methane emitted by human activity since the dawn of the industrial age. And the fact that we now know...

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