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San Francisco Bay residents organize healing walks to oil & chemical refineries

Blog by Cassady Sharp | July 9, 2014

The following is a guest post from Pennie Opal Plant, member of Gathering Tribes & organizer of the Refinery Corridor Healing Walks. Photo credit to Steve Nadel. Prior to organized healing walks in the San Francisco Bay area, many residents had...

Busted! Rainforest Destroyer and Its US Customers Exposed

Blog by Amy Moas | July 8, 2014

Customers are suspending contracts with Indonesia’s second largest pulp and paper company APRIL, which is part of the Royal Golden Eagle Group, as photographic evidence from Greenpeace shows continued destruction of rainforests and fire-prone...

VIDEO: Everything is NOT awesome

Blog by Cassady Sharp | July 8, 2014

This morning we released a new video asking much-loved toy company LEGO, to ditch its partnership with Shell. The film depicts an Arctic made entirely of LEGO, and imagines an oil spill in this beautiful and pristine part of the world. In real...

One year after Lac-Megantic, residents gather to stop oil trains

Blog by Cassady Sharp | July 7, 2014

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Lac-Megantic oil train explosion that tragically killed 47 innocent people in Quebec. Not only is oil drilling itself hazardous and the cause of national emergencies like the BP Deepwater Horizon...

LEGO responds to Greenpeace’s campaign for them to drop Shell

Blog by Ian Duff | July 7, 2014

LEGO says they’re saddened Greenpeace have used its famous brand as a tool in our campaign to stop Shell drilling in the Arctic. We’re sad too. We’re sad to see such a popular, well-loved brand like LEGO being used by Shell, with the willingness...

Activists Hold Mock Fundraiser For Wannabe Coal Exporter

Blog by Brian Manning | July 3, 2014

On July 1st, activists held a mock fundraiser for the troubled Australian coal company Ambre Energy at their Portland, Oregon office. The creative protest was part of an ongoing campaign to expose the truth about the company. Despite its desire...

Drought Won’t Stop July 4th Fireworks in Some Dry States

Blog by Cassady Sharp | July 3, 2014

Brandon Baker, EcoWatch Reposted with permission from EcoWatch It’s so dry around Phil Griego’s New Mexico village that grass crunches when ranchers like himself shift horses, cattle and other animals from one field to another. That’s why...

Three Tips for Sourcing Sustainable Seafood This 4th of July

Blog by Christina Dawn Morgan | July 3, 2014

Happy Birthday, America! It’s the big 238! Exciting, and particularly great for all of us getting a little extra time off work to relax and enjoy the summer this weekend. YES!  Now, within all of the fantastic festivities like fireworks and pool...

Court stops plans for Colorado coal mine on climate change concerns

Blog by Joe Smyth | July 3, 2014

The federal coal leasing program has many flaws, such as cheating taxpayers out of billions of dollars, increasing mining that damages nearby land and water resources, and subsidizing the coal mining industry’s efforts to boost exports. But the...

What does the “Instagration” mean for you?

Blog by Cassady Sharp | July 3, 2014

Everything about your Instagram photos has changed. Facebook, who owns the photo sharing platform Instagram, recently moved all Instagram data to its own servers, away from Amazon Web Services, which had previously hosted Instagram. In case...

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