Recent Greenpeace stories from Canada and around the world.

The latest updates

 

Five years on and the Fukushima crisis is far from over

Blog entry by Shaun Burnie | February 26, 2016

Five years ago the Rainbow Warrior sailed along the Fukushima coast conducting radiation sampling. Now it's back, and has Japan's ex-Prime Minister on board. Greenpeace Ship Rainbow Warrior Sailing past the destroyed Fukushima...

ExxonMobil fights the future. The future is winning.

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 25, 2016

As the battle over climate change shifts from the court of public opinion to actual courts and securities regulators, Exxon’s long history of opposing action on climate change is casting a shadow over the company’s future. In...

Indigenous Peoples of northern Russia in the fight against Big Oil

Blog entry by Elena Sakirko and Konstantin Fomin | February 25, 2016

This month the fate of a Russian jewel will be decided in a small town in Western Siberia. The town is Beloyarsky and the jewel is the Numto nature preserve. The oil company Surgutneftegas already extracts oil from the park but now...

Volunteer Spotlight - Portrait d'un Bénévole: Rommel Bellosillo

Blog entry by jlevin | February 18, 2016

*** français à suivre *** Volunteer Name:  Rommel Bellosillo Location:  Toronto 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...

Federal government faces growing calls to halt Site C dam

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | February 11, 2016

Organizations from across Canada are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take immediate action to halt construction of the Site C dam in northeastern British Columbia. In an open letter released today, more than 25...

Bombshell report on oil contamination in Quebec raises red flags for oil export plans

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 10, 2016 1 comment

In the days just prior to the Paris climate summit, the Quebec government quietly posted a devastating report on the ongoing ecological impacts from the oil spilt during the Lac Mégantic disaster. Entitled Train tragedy in...

Solar For All – Why support for small-scale renewables in Alberta makes better...

Blog entry by Emilia Kennedy | February 9, 2016

“ A reed before the wind lives on, while mighty oaks do fall.”   In the fable of the Oak and the Reeds, the many low-lying and pliable reeds appear to waver and be ruffled by the slightest breeze, compared to the mighty oak tree...

Overcoming the Impossible: Safeguarding the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | February 8, 2016

It’s Monday and I am standing in a room, waiting to speak at the media conference that announces the completion of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements – safeguarding an area of forest larger than Vancouver Island, bigger than...

Celebrating twenty years of campaigning to safeguard the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | February 1, 2016

At long last, today we celebrate the culmination of over twenty years of campaigning to safeguard the Great Bear Rainforest. We started with conflict in the mid-1990s: exposing to the world through blockades, protests, and...

Great Bear to the Boreal: 7 Ways to Shorten a Campaign for Forest Protection

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | January 29, 2016

We are getting much closer to the end of the long and winding road that has been the Great Bear Rainforest campaign. As I mentioned in a recent blog , along the way to completing the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements we have...

81 - 90 of 2089 results.