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Neil Young and Petropolis

Blog entry by Laura Severinac | January 16, 2014

Canadian musician Neil Young has created a media storm around his Canadian tour to help defend First Nation land against the unbridled expansion of the tar sands. Called  'Honor the Treaties ', all profits of the four-city tour will...

Can Statoil wash its hands of the Tar Sands?

Feature story | May 14, 2009 at 0:00

The largest industrial project in the world. The largest capital investment in history. The world’s second largest oil field. The Canadian Tar Sands show just how desperate the oil industry is to feed its carbon habit. Now, thanks to a Greenpeace...

When will companies learn that suing campaigners won't silence us?

Blog entry by Richard - Greenpeace UK | June 26, 2013

Resolute Forest Products, one of the most destructive logging companies in Canada, is suing my colleagues for $7 million . It thinks this will make them shut up about its destruction of Canada's Boreal Forest. It won't work - and I...

Petropolis

Blog entry by nick | May 5, 2009

In a nice mix of cutting-edge and good ole traditional bearing witness, Greenpeace launched a 43 minute documentary this past weekend on the Canadian Tar Sands called Petropolis . It is a non-traditional documentary (less than 5...

The World Energy Congress kicks off with a splash

Blog entry by Julien Vincent | September 13, 2010

This is how all energy industry events should begin. The World Energy Congress kicks off today in Montreal and as delegates arrived at the conference venue, hundreds of demonstrators were there to tell them that the industry needs...

The long, hard slog to protect Canada's Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Nick | April 6, 2009

A victory we won in 2006 has come to fruition this month. Tamara Stark, now the communications director at our office in the UK was one of the Greenpeace forest campaigners who won protection for Canada's Great Bear rainforest. She...

The World’s Biggest Carbon Bomb

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | September 21, 2011

Deep Green is Rex Weyler's monthly column, reflecting on the roots of activism, environmentalism, and Greenpeace's past, present, and future. The opinions here are his own. And the fuses that threaten to set it off Three...

Obama stands up to Big Oil and polluter politicians

Blog entry by Phil Radford and Daryl Hannah | January 20, 2012

Yesterday, President Obama stood up to Big Oil and its puppets in the US Congress, denying a permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This is encouraging news for the communities whose air and water would have been directly...

Sea mounties outside the Canadian embassy

Image | October 29, 2006 at 1:00

Sea mounties outside the Canadian embassy in Wellington New Zealand hold a banner saying "Shame on Canada - Stop deep-sea destruction"

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