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The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement: one year on!

Feature story | May 18, 2011 at 21:35

A year after the signing and announcement of the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA), there has been significant progress on implementation.

New Greenpeace report slams biomass industry claims

Media release | November 2, 2011 at 17:37

2 November 2011, Washington, DC: Using forest timber for heating, electricity generation or liquid ‘biofuel’ could severely harm forests and accelerate global warming, according to a new report from Greenpeace.

Exploit, Deplete and Move On...

Feature story | April 13, 2004 at 18:00

The Canadian government has approved a massive expansion in the allowable catch for harp seals in Canada to a maximum of 350,000 animals in 2004. While "whitecoat" harp seals (under two weeks old) are still protected as a result of actions by...

Greenpeace Calls for Suspension of Canadian Seal Hunt

Media release | March 8, 2005 at 18:00

New findings released by Greenpeace reveal that the science presented by the Canadian government to justify its commercial seal hunt for the years 2003-2005 is inaccurate, incomplete and out of date. The report concludes that the only...

Cree Heritage Park a first step to save the Broadback Valley

Feature story | May 17, 2011 at 10:00

Greenpeace supports the announcement by Quebec to create the Assinica Cree Heritage Park over 3,000 square kilometers of Oujé-Bougoumou Cree Nation territory but points out it is only a first step in saving the Broadback Valley conservation hotspot.

Canada to Announce Seal Hunt

Feature story | March 14, 2006 at 10:06


Media release | May 18, 2010 at 9:55

Today 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement – the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement – that applies to 72 million hectares of...

Major Forestry Companies and Environmental Organizations to Announce Globally-Signific...

Media release | May 16, 2010 at 18:00

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) with 21 member companies including AbitibiBowater, West Fraser and Weyerhaeuser, and leading Canadian and International environmental organizations such as Canopy, ForestEthics, Greenpeace, Pew...

Celebration! Great Bear Rainforest protections a done deal!

Feature story | March 31, 2009 at 18:00

Greenpeace is celebrating an enormous victory: The government of British Columbia has announced the implementation of the most comprehensive rainforest conservation plan in North American history for the Great Bear Rainforest.

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