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Shell’s retreat from Canadian Arctic creates space for Arctic protection

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | June 10, 2016

Earlier this week on World Oceans Day we were greeted with some wonderful and exciting news : Shell announced it was giving up all its offshore exploration permits in the Canadian Arctic!     This is a big deal...

Five Things we like about Ontario's Climate Plan

Blog entry by Keith Stewart and Shawn-Patrick Stensil | June 8, 2016 1 comment

The Wynne government deserves kudos for its Climate Action Plan .  While naysayers will nitpick - and there is always room for improvement -  the plan sincerely tries to confront the greatest contemporary threat to humanity:...

It’s “Not Just Tuna” in Walmart’s Value Brand

Blog entry by Rommel | June 1, 2016

On May 21st, the Greenpeace  Toronto Local Group joined the #NotJustTuna campaign in a global day of action targeting Walmart’s Great Value tuna brand. Here is a special blog by a leader of the group about their action:  ...

Exxon increasingly isolated in its determination to be a climate villain

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 25, 2016

Exxon’s management successfully defeated all of the shareholder resolutions on climate change at their Annual General Meeting today (though one resolution did pass that may lead to change in the longer term). The climate...

This is BIG! The seafood industry & major brands like McDonald's commit to safeguard...

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | May 25, 2016

Amazing news! Today an entire industry including major global brands  McDonald’s ,  Tesco ,  Young’s Seafood  and Iglo agreed to push back against destruction of our pristine Arctic waters.   Together with the Norwegian Fishing...

Ottawa Local Group "Break Free" from Energy East

Blog entry by Dave Beddoe & Sara Whitteker | May 20, 2016

On May 15th, the Ottawa-Gatineau Local Group  of volunteers joined the Break Free campaign, as part of global wave of resistance against fossil fuels, by showcasing the impacts of the Energy East pipeline. Here’s a special blog about...

Toronto volunteers "Break Free" from Line 9

Blog entry by Cassia Pahim | May 19, 2016

Last weekend the Greenpeace Toronto Local Group of volunteers joined the Break Free campaign, as part of global wave of resistance against fossil fuels, with a local action to spotlight Line 9 pipeline. Here’s a special blog by...

Cats love tuna, just a little too much

Blog entry by Kate Simcock | May 18, 2016

Every day, all around the world, people and their pets eat tuna sourced from a Thai seafood conglomerate that has been condemned for destructive fishing methods and a connection to slave labour, including the locking of indentured...

#BreakFree2016: an unprecedented wave of people power.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 16, 2016

BreakFree2016 was an unprecedented wave of people power.  Over 12 days, on 6 continents, in countries all around the world people acted. In Germany thousands shut down Europe’s largest coal plant occupying it for over 48hrs,...

ACTION IN PROGRESS! Follow #BreakFreeCAN live updates!

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | May 14, 2016

Today in Metro Vancouver, First Nation and Indigenous leaders along with people from all walks of life are surrounding the Kinder Morgan Terminal with art, a sit-in and a mass flotilla of kayaks and canoes. We have one clear message:...

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