Recent Greenpeace stories from Canada and around the world.

The latest updates

 

6 myths this Indonesian logger didn't want busted

Feature story | July 7, 2014 at 22:00

A new study published last week shows Indonesia's forests are disappearing faster than anywhere else in the world. In Sumatra and Kalimantan, much of this destruction is in forested peatlands. Draining and clearing peatland forests has a...

LEGO putting cash before kids, says Greenpeace as it kicks off global campaign

Feature story | July 1, 2014 at 7:30

Greenpeace has launched a major new global campaign targeting the world’s biggest toy company, LEGO. The campaign will mobilize more than 5 million Arctic defenders and thousands of activists to take creative action in six continents as part of...

Tar sands crude means much risk, little reward for Quebec

Feature story | June 2, 2014 at 12:30

An economic analysis has demolished oil industry claims that tar sands pipelines means jobs and economic prosperity for Quebec.

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...

Greenpeace questions whether links between the Conservative Party and Ethical Oil...

Feature story | April 8, 2014 at 11:00

It’s one thing to cooperate – it’s another thing entirely to collude in order to get around laws that help make our democracy work.

Mount Royal Cross transformed into scales of justice: Greenpeace protests the...

Feature story | March 18, 2014 at 6:00

10 Greenpeace activists and a group of volunteers transformed the iconic Mount Royal Cross into immense scales of justice representing the imbalance between the destructive practices of Canada’s largest logging company, Resolute Forest Products,...

Canadian Greenpeace activists held in Russia for three months arrive home

Feature story | December 27, 2013 at 14:36

The final scene of a near hundred day saga is taking place this weekend as Canadian activists Paul Ruzycki and Alexandre Paul return to Canada after being held in Russia for more than three months following a peaceful protest at an Arctic oil...

Russian parliament votes to grant amnesty to Arctic 30

Feature story | December 18, 2013 at 11:38

The Russian parliament has today formally adopted an amnesty that will end legal proceedings against the Arctic 30. The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief, but they...

Thirty snow-people line gates of Russian embassy in Ottawa as call for Canadian...

Feature story | December 17, 2013 at 13:06

Greenpeace volunteers placed 30 snow-people in front of the Russian embassy in Ottawa today along with signs reading “Free the Arctic 30 – Bring them home for the holidays” calling for the disproportionate charges against the “Arctic 30” to be ...

Latest Updates from the Arctic Sunrise activists and crew members

Feature story | December 4, 2013 at 9:00

UPDATED: From peaceful action to dramatic seizure: a timeline of events since the Arctic Sunrise took action September 18 (CET).

1 - 10 of 449 results.