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Apple’s clean energy plans still cloudy despite coal-free pledge

Feature story | July 13, 2012 at 10:29

Apple’s clean energy policies have significantly improved, but the company still gets low scores for its energy choices when compared with sector leaders, a new Greenpeace International analysis reveals.

Good news for tigers! Top Canadian buyer drops rainforest paper supplier

Feature story | July 9, 2012 at 8:00

Major Canadian office supplier White Paper Co. is severing ties with Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) because of its links to rainforest destruction. APP is the subject of a global campaign by Greenpeace for its involvement in illegal logging and...

First Canadian retailer stops selling farmed salmon!

Feature story | June 28, 2012 at 6:00

Three years after Greenpeace’s first ranking of Canada’s eight largest supermarket chains on seafood sustainability, Overwaitea Food Group has become the first chain to attain a “green” rating, in part due to its complete removal of open net-pen...

Stars launch international campaign to save Arctic

Feature story | June 20, 2012 at 15:40

Hollywood actors, business leaders, polar explorers and rock stars, including Canadian Bryan Adams, have joined with Greenpeace today to launch a bid for a global sanctuary in the Arctic. The campaign to "Save the Arctic" is demanding that oil...

Endangered Species Act not for target practice

Feature story | June 5, 2012 at 12:37

Greenpeace, with environmental groups Ontario Nature, David Suzuki Foundation, and Earthroots are calling on the Ontario government to stop punching holes in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) big enough to drive a mega quarry or massive clearcut...

Greenpeace campaign against pipeline has wind in its sails

Feature story | May 29, 2012 at 11:30

Two Greenpeace activists rappelled off Vancouver's iconic Lions Gate Bridge with a 12 by 35 metre “save our coast, no tar sands pipelines” banner this morning, as Western premiers meet in Edmonton to discuss tar sands. The activists hang above...

Thousands Join Black Out Speak Out Campaign

Feature story | May 25, 2012 at 14:38

Every day more Canadians and organizations stand with environmental groups against the federal government’s attacks on nature and democracy.

Exposed: KFC’s secret recipe for rainforest destruction

Feature story | May 23, 2012 at 7:35

Greenpeace unveils KFC’s dirty little secret with a global campaign exposing KFC’s links to rainforest destruction. KFC has been using products in packaging sourced from rainforests, supplied by the notorious Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). Forensic...

Greenpeace activists project supporters’ messages on the wall of Apple headquarters...

Feature story | May 15, 2012 at 9:13

Toronto, ON—Greenpeace activists projected Facebook posts, tweets, and photos from supporters onto a wall of the company’s Cupertino headquarters last night, asking Apple to clean their iCloud by powering those data centres with renewable energy...

Greenpeace activists stage ‘cloud cleaning’ demonstration at Toronto Apple store

Feature story | April 24, 2012 at 14:00

Today, Greenpeace activists staged a demonstration at the Apple store in Toronto’s Eaton Centre as part of a campaign to get the company to power its massive data centres with renewable energy instead of coal.

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