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Fame Drain, Toxic Relationships & more!

Feature story | December 5, 2011 at 9:00

Greenpeace’s GP In Touch uses humour and a little star power to bring home a big point. Fact is, the ridiculously cozy relationship between our publicly elected officials and the private oil industry is a scandal worthy of the trashiest gossip rags.

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Feature story | November 25, 2011 at 16:48

28 November 2011 (Ottawa) — At dawn on the opening day of the UN climate summit in Durban, South Africa, Greenpeace took to Parliament Hill to brand the Harper government a “climate fail” of epic proportions. Activists used hundreds of LED...

Canadian government conspires with big polluters to prevent climate solutions

Feature story | November 23, 2011 at 7:00

Greenpeace released a report today singling out the Canadian government’s collusion with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and tar sands companies like Shell and their intentions of derailing clean energy legislation in the US and...

Greenpeace Releases Shocking Video of Tuna Industry’s Wasteful Fishing Practices

Feature story | November 17, 2011 at 10:00

17 November 2011 (Vancouver) – Shocking video footage captured by a tuna industry whistleblower was released by Greenpeace today. The video reveals the routine and careless slaughter of marine species, including whale sharks, rays and whales [1].

HP ranked top of latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Feature story | November 9, 2011 at 2:00

Greenpeace released a new version of its Guide to Greener Electronics (www.greenpeace.org/rankingguide) today, which finds consumer electronics company HP scoring top marks for its sustainable operations, taking the lead over Dell and Nokia.

Jobs, wildlife and forests chipped and burned in Toronto ‘power plant’

Feature story | November 8, 2011 at 8:15

Greenpeace activists gathered near Queen’s Park today to expose current biomass projects and new plans to burn forests for energy. On site with a wood chipper and a simulated power plant, the activists showed how the emerging forest bioenergy...

Saving Canada’s Boreal Forest

Feature story | November 6, 2011 at 8:50

Greenpeace today joined eight other environmental groups and forest companies in the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) to announce the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA), an historic pact that will lead to large-scale protection...

Major companies cut ties with Indonesian rainforest destroyer Asia Pulp and Paper:...

Feature story | November 3, 2011 at 14:12

3 November 2011 (Toronto) – Greenpeace revealed today that another group of global customers of Canadian pulp mill owner and major paper manufacturer Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) have cancelled contracts with the company. Among the latest companies...

Burning trees for energy puts Canadian forests and climate at risk: Greenpeace

Feature story | November 2, 2011 at 10:10

Greenpeace released a science-based report today that highlights the dangers of the large-scale use of wood and tree harvesting for heating, electricity generation or liquid biofuels. The report, entitled ‘Fuelling a Biomess’, argues that burning...

Short film : Crees and Greenpeace urge minister to save ancestral Broadback Valley Forest

Feature story | October 27, 2011 at 18:23

« What is South of our land has been entirely clearcut or fragmented. The Broadback Valley is all that we have left and we need to protect it immediately» Paul Gull, Chief of Waswanipi Cree Nation during the launch of the film in Quebec city...

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