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The People Vs. Oil

Blog entry by Inderjit Deogun | May 15, 2015

Even before Shell’s oil rig, the 400-foot-tall Polar Pioneer, arrived in Seattle it was met with outrage. Six Greenpeace volunteers protested Shell’s plans to drill in the Arctic by boarding the vessel en route. The bold individuals...

Shredding documents can't paper over environmental problems in the tar sands

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 14, 2015

Bureaucrats don’t get a lot of thanks, but I’d like to extend mine to those true public servants who blew the whistle on document shredding at Alberta’s environment ministry. While watching Alberta’s election results come in, I...

ᐅᓛᓯᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᑐᖃᖅ ᓯᕗᓕᐅᖅᑎᖓ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ

Blog entry by ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᖏᑦ ᐊᓕᒃ ᔅᐱᐅᔅ−ᕉᔅ, ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᔭᐅᑎᑦᑎᔨᖓᑦ | May 12, 2015

ᐃᓱᖅᐸᓯᐊᓂ ᐄᐳᒥ, ᒍᓖᓐᐲᓯᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐅᓂᒃᑲᖅᑎᑦᑎᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ, ᓄᓇᕗᒥ, ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒥᖓ ᓂᑯᓚᐃ ᕋᑦᓯᐊᕝᒥᒃ, ᐊᖓᔪᖄᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᔅᕚᑕᔅᓯᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ, ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓄᖁᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᔅᒫᒥ, ᑰᒥᒥᒃ. ᑕᐃᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᔅᒪᒥ ᑰᒦᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᑐᖃᐅᖕᒪᑕ ᐅᓛᓯᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖅᐸᓯᐊᑕ ᓄᓇᖏᓐᓂ. ᐃᓅᓯᖏᑦ ᐱᓗᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᑐᖓᕕᖃᖅᑐᑦ...

Russian Indigenous Leader Talks Arctic Oil in Nunavut

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | May 11, 2015

At the end of April Greenpeace hosted a speaking event in Iqaluit, Nunavut, featuring Nikolay Rochev, the head of Izvatas, an organization that advocates for the rights of the Izhma Komi.   The Izhma Komi are an Indigenous...

Two Progressive Weeks in Canada's Tarsands Province

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 9, 2015

I’ve lived in Alberta most of my life. When I’ve travelled to other places in Canada to attend progressive gathering and I say I’m from Alberta most people either roll their eyes or they give me a sympathy hug.  Despite my...

Why I volunteer to save the Arctic.

Blog entry by Inderjit Deogun | May 8, 2015

When Natalie Caine, volunteer organizer at Greenpeace Canada, approached me about becoming an Act for Arctic community campaigner I jumped at the chance. Why? Because the crisis in the Arctic is real, it's abhorrent and I wasn't going...

A Historic Day for Alberta and the Power of People:

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 6, 2015

It's absolutely incredible. Never in my life did I think I would cheer a speech from the Premier of Alberta but, after a historic NDP victory, there I was, with hundreds of others, doing just that. Yesterday the NDP swept...

Podcast: Eat like you mean it; sustainable food

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | May 4, 2015

A recent market research study found that most people come to environmentalism via food. You may have found this too...talk to a woman with a toddler and you are soon into a chat about toxins and preservatives. Talk to a gardener and...

Greenpeace calls for full investigation after releasing FOI documents on bird deaths...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 1, 2015 1 comment

Greenpeace released internal document and evidence gathered by Alberta Energy Regulator (AER)  investigators today as part of an effort to get the AER to re-open its investigation into a November 2014 incident when at least 94 birds...

Volunteer Spotlight: Inderjit Deogun

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | April 30, 2015

Volunteer Name:   Inderjit Deogun Volunteer Role:  Arctic Community Campaigner Age:  35 Location:  Toronto, Ontario 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace as a place...

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