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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.

Apple, Amazon and Microsoft choose dirty energy to power growing cloud

Feature story | April 17, 2012 at 7:00

As more people around the world use cloud computing to store and share their data on the Internet, major IT companies are resorting to dirty energy like coal and nuclear power to accommodate the demand, according to a Greenpeace rep­ort released...

Mackenzie Financial Investments linked to illegal rainforest destruction

Feature story | April 11, 2012 at 6:00

UPDATE: Mackenzie Investments has announced that it will no longer be investing in Asia Pulp and Paper’s (APP) pulp operations. Until APP stops destroying rainforests and critically endangered Sumatran tiger habitat, it will keep shedding...

Independent science shaped the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements

Feature story | March 30, 2012 at 14:50

Fundamental to the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements of 2006 and 2009 was the role that independent science played in determining the requirements to safeguard its ecological integrity . The letter below was released today by a group of thirteen...

Canadian tuna brands start following international wave of change

Feature story | March 26, 2012 at 6:30

As leaders convene in Guam today to discuss the future of Pacific tuna stocks, Greenpeace Canada’s second annual canned tuna ranking finds some Canadian brands are joining a growing industry transition towards sustainability. Greenpeace gave a...

Federal review of new reactors neglects Ontarians’ health and financial safety

Feature story | March 23, 2012 at 15:36

As the Ontario government prepares to announce a provincial budget that will likely see significant cuts to services, Greenpeace and other environmental groups are challenging the federal review of Premier McGuinty’s plan to build new nuclear...

Activists Occupy Charest’s Office to Demand Closure of Gentilly-2

Feature story | March 5, 2012 at 8:12

Greenpeace activists are occupying Premier Jean Charest offices in Quebec City to demand he close Quebec’s only nuclear reactor Gentilly-2 as part of an international day of action in the run-up to the first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear...

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