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Are you being SLAPPed? How corporations and governments try to silence public debate

Blog entry by Karianne Bruning, Legal Coordinator | May 23, 2014

The lawyers at Greenpeace International are a creative, dedicated team who tackle a wide range of duties. Part of our work is preparing legal strategies and defence for cases against Greenpeace International. We also monitor legal...

Greenpeace at Resolute’s AGM: will Richard Garneau be part of the solution?

Blog entry by Ioana Cotutiu and Nicolas Mainville | May 23, 2014

We are at the Annual General Meeting of Resolute Forest Products, held for the first time in Saint-Félicien, in the heart of Quebec’s forest industry. We’re asking Resolute CEO Richard Garneau today if he will be part of the...

Environment Canada memo contradicts Prime Minister’s rationale for delaying oil...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 23, 2014 2 comments

An  internal memo  to the federal Minister of the Environment, obtained by Greenpeace via Access to Information legislation, contradicts Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s publicly-stated reason for delaying the long-awaited greenhouse...

Ocean heroes in a half shell: it’s World Turtle Day!

Blog entry by Willie | May 22, 2014

All rights reserved . Credit: © Greenpeace / Paul Hilton Sea turtles live in the ocean. They don’t loiter around so much as cruise the whole sea, taking in shallow coastal lagoons, stopping by  seamounts ,...

Greenpeace activists standing up for belugas against big oil

Blog entry by Patrick Bonin | May 22, 2014

Greenpeace has sent a team of observers to monitor the work of the pipeline company Transcanada that wants to build an oil port near a beluga nursery near Cacouna, on the Saint Lawrence River. On May 20 th , they observed over a dozen...

Mr. Garneau, will you be part of the solution? 60,000 citizens stand for forests!

Feature story | May 22, 2014 at 6:00

More than 60,000 people, represented by an enormous petition tree, called on the CEO of Resolute Forest Products this morning to change his approach and work toward solutions. The enormous work of art was lifted by Greenpeace activists more than...

Celebrating island (wild) life

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | May 21, 2014

Today is the  International Day for Biological Diversity . That’s a bit of a mouthful, but put simply it’s a day officially set aside to celebrate the world’s wealth of wildlife. For 2014 the theme is Island Biodiversity. Isolated...

Help us turn people power into real-world results!

Blog entry by Farrah Khan | May 20, 2014

Despite our best efforts, and the support of over 5 million people like you around the world, we've been unable to stop arctic drilling. The first shipment of oil from the Arctic's icy waters made it's way to Rotterdam, and I was...

Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, keepers of the lands and water

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | May 20, 2014

Two weeks ago, First Nations stood up for Canada’s coastal waters and lands in a courageous manner.  The Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the “People of the Inlet”, launched a legal challenge of the National Energy Board’s (NEB) review of the...

Canadian Chamber of Commerce launches US-style pro-oil astroturf group

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 19, 2014

Canada is finally getting its own U.S.-style pro-oil astroturf group, courtesy of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. In a rookie mistake, however, when you download the materials as instructed by your friendly local Chamber of Commerce...

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