Greenpeace

Rockin’ Meryl Streep, creepy 'Gift', the Vancouver birth of Greenpeace and brilliant 'Shaun the Sheep'

There’s also deadpan humour from Norway in "1001 Grams" and a mystery dud, "Dark Places", undone by too much plot.

Activists hang off Portland bridge to protest Arctic drilling [Update]

"The inspiring action underway to block Shell from drilling in the Arctic gives me hope and strength as an activist and Indigenous person,” said Vancouver's Audrey Siegl.
Audrey Siegl addresses the Shell oil rig platform. Greenpeace photo

Local artist-activist confronts Shell Arctic drill rig off Vancouver Island

Swimmers also occupy the waters and Greenpeace vessel attempts to intercepts the Shell oil rig off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Oil companies are the real radicals, says Jane Fonda

Academy Award-winner Jane Fonda tells Vancouver Observer what she thinks about the tar sands.
Best Buy does Better for Canada’s Forests, Commits to Sustainable Paper

Best Buy commits to using "sustainable" paper, saying they wish to protect Canadian forests

For its paper purchases from Canada, Best Buy will shift business away from Resolute Forest Products and now require Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper from this supplier.