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Volunteer Spotlight: Stéphanie Cotnoir

Blog entry by Aspa Tzaras | October 14, 2015

1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace at a place to offer you time and energy? It has now been almost two years that I have been volunteering for Greenpeace with the local group in...

Maker of Post-It Notes Lives Up to Promise, Begins to Eliminate Resolute Forest...

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | October 12, 2015

Sustainability policies announced by corporations have been capturing quite a lot of headlines recently and for good reason too: new sourcing policies focussing on the environment and indigenous rights are good for our forests and...

#NotJustTuna supplied by Thai Union Group to Trusted Brands and Companies

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | October 8, 2015

Is your company’s canned tuna supplied by Thai Union Group (Thai Union)? If so, consider this a warning. Greenpeace has launched a global campaign targeting the world’s largest producer of canned tuna for its shady and destructive...

How to Talk to Your Conservative Uncle at Thanksgiving

Blog entry by miwilson | October 8, 2015

It’s Thanksgiving weekend. Your family is gathered around the dining table and you’re on your second helping of dinner when your Conservative uncle starts spouting one of his usual political rants. Before you choke on your mashed...

Wastewater in the St. Lawrence River in Montreal: let’s talk about it!

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | October 7, 2015

The recent news of the imminent spill of 8 billion litres of untreated sewage water into the St. Lawrence River in Montreal has sparked outrage from concerned citizens. After an initial announcement of a moratorium, Montreal’s Mayor,...

How the Federal Parties Rate on Climate

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | October 7, 2015 2 comments

Short Version: What You Need to Know  Conservatives:  The Conservatives are at least clear: they don’t even pretend to care about climate change or that they will really do anything about it. Liberal:  The Liberal platform is...

Clyde River fights oil and reaches for the Arctic sun

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson and Farrah Khan | October 6, 2015

Late last month, we set off on a journey to Clyde River, Nunavut , after an inspiring and eventful fifteen months of supporting their fight against dangerous oil exploration in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. The community is still...

Podcast: Designing around climate change

Blog entry by Mary Ambrose | October 5, 2015

We hear so much about climate change that sometimes it can feel like we are doomed!  But humanity is trying to cope with the new normal. How we deal with increased flooding in some places or increased drought in others, is now...

5 Ways that People Power Helped Defeat Shell

Blog entry by Trillia Fidei | October 5, 2015

All rights reserved . Credit: © Greenpeace Shell  just announced  it’s giving up on drilling for oil in the Alaskan Arctic. This is a huge victory for millions of people all around the world who opposed the...

OMFG Arctic Victory FTW

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | October 1, 2015

Holy s%*#T. You did it.   Do you want to know what victory tastes like? Sweet, sweet triumph ? Of course you do. Just Google “Shell” and “Arctic” right now, and you’ll get a delicious taste. You’ll see phrases like...

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