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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...

Join us: Open boat aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza

Blog entry by Sarah Wilbore | April 30, 2015

You’re invited to visit the Greenpeace ship Esperanza this Sunday for a group tour and an opportunity to meet the captain and crew! After a long journey across the Pacific, the ship is docked in Vancouver while she gets re-stocked,...

“Don’t mention Arctic oil”: How Shell’s latest bid to get young people hooked on...

Blog entry by Trillia Fidei | April 29, 2015

Shell knows it’s losing the fight against Arctic drilling, and here’s why. A few weeks ago, we got an email from an outraged filmmaker saying that he’d been invited to enter a  viral video competition sponsored by Shell . The...

Is this the environmental leadership we can expect from a Jim Prentice gov’t?

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 28, 2015

During the leader’s debate, Premier Jim Prentice tried to reassure Albertan’s about his party’s highly-criticized environmental record by saying he was in the ‘environment business.’ It sure looks like one of the candidates running...

Act for Arctic: Ordinary People taking extraordinary action

Blog entry by Markus Power | April 24, 2015

When launching the Act for Arctic campaign last May, we tried something that we hadn’t tried before: we asked people all around the world to take a stand in their communities to help lift the call for Arctic protection. Their mission:...

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