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Saturday Rally in Vancouver A "Critical Moment" in Enbridge Campaign
Nov 14, 2013
First Nations leaders, politicians, environmentalists, and citizens from all walks of life will gather this Saturday, November 16 in Vancouver to send a loud and clear message against the Enbridge...
With Alberta Premier Alison Redford in Washington, environmentalists pen an open letter to the U.S. State Department on Alberta and industry’s failure to restrict air pollution from the tar sands
Nov 12, 2013
Environmental groups send an open letter to the US State Department about the failures of the tar sands industry and the Alberta government to reduce the direct impacts of tar sands on the...
Media Advisory - Clayoquot Conversations: The Legacy and Future of Clayoquot Sound
Nov 7, 2013
On Tuesday, Nov 12, the Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance is marking the 20-year anniversary of the Clayoquot blockade with an engaging panel discussion
New Report Calls on Christy Clark Not to "Flip Flop" on the Enbridge Pipeline
Nov 5, 2013
Ben West says, "Premier Clark should show some leadership, quit this flip flopping and stand up for British Columbia like she said she would during the election."
B.C. Court to hear challenge over Coastal Douglas-fir today
Oct 30, 2013
Province breaking its own law in failing to protect old-growth forest, environment groups say
Soda Giants Targeted in Tastes Like Tar Sands USA Today Ads
Oct 23, 2013
"Major companies like Coke and Pepsi cannot afford to be associated with some of the most toxic oil on the planet,” says Todd Paglia, ForestEthics' executive director.
Town Hall Meeting in Marpole Tonight on Risks to Democracy from Harper’s “Pipeline Agenda”
Oct 22, 2013
Campaigner Ben West says, "Stephen Harper has launched a systematic attack on environmental regulations and public participation in consultation processes, and he is undermining if not outright...
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Greens slam Coke, Pepsi for oil sands crude in trucks
Oct 23, 2013
"The environmental groups are running ads in USA Today this week that call on Coca-Cola and Pepsi to end their reliance on fuel derived from Canadian oil-sands crude when shipping their products...
Protesters hang giant 'Post-it Note' off Mpls. bridge
Oct 8, 2013
"Forestethics spokesman Jim Ace says 3M needs to 'stop using outdated practices, and clean up their act' when it comes to buying paper supplies that are eco-friendly"
Activists launch suit in federal court over ability to oppose proposed pipeline projects
Aug 13, 2013
"ForestEthics Advocacy and an activist named Donna Sinclair have asked the court to strike down provisions of the National Energy Board Act...that they say unreasonably restrict public comment on...
Environmentalists’ Complaint Exposes Rift Between ‘Green’ Certification Groups
Jun 1, 2013
Todd Paglia: “We believe it is a really strong signal the F.T.C. agrees with us that S.F.I. is operating in an illegal manner, deceiving individuals and companies by not disclosing their close ties...
Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification
May 30, 2013
"The complaint to the FTC...alleges that the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, or SFI, deceptively fails to make clear the extent of the timber industry's role in developing the initiative's logging...
ForestEthics group: ‘Green’ seal not worth paper it’s printed on
May 29, 2013
"An environmental group, ForestEthics, plans to file a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission that says one of the largest organizations that certify forestry practices misleads...
More Brands Dump Sustainable Forest Initiative’s Paper Certification Program
May 2, 2013
The Triple Pundit: "SFI can indulge in all the legalese it wants–but SFI’s ties with pulp and paper companies leave it with a huge perception problem. Instead of hiring lawyers, SFI should start by...
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Is Christy Clark Flip Flopping on the Enbridge Pipeline?
Nov 5, 2013
The Premier must stand up for the people of BC and stop this pipeline from being built
Report on BC Conservation: Drawing the Line
Feb 20, 2013
Findings from ForestEthics Solutions show gaping holes in the province's conservation
Tar Sands Report: Not For Sale
Feb 6, 2013
Increasing BC’s slice of oil revenues wouldn’t compensate for the costs of oil spills, fuel hikes and the impacts of climate change.
New Enbridge Report: Pipelines and Promises
Dec 10, 2012
A summary of missing Enbridge evidence during the pipeline hearings, highlighting the lack of information provided by the energy giant.
Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines: A Dead-End Investment
Oct 2, 2012
Investor report exploring the risks Canada faces if it moves forward Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project
Infographic: In British Columbia, salmon economy creates double the jobs at fraction of carbon costs
Sep 21, 2012
New report shows that oil and gas projects are heavy on carbon emissions, light on job creation
Tar Sands Refineries: Communities at Risk
Sep 17, 2012
New report warns of health risks from US tar sands refineries
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Coca-Cola Called Out for Shipping Pop with Tar Sands Fuel in USA Today Ads
Oct 23, 2013
USA Today ad asks Coke to stop using oil derived from dirty tar sands and to increase the fuel efficiency of the tens of thousands of cars and trucks it has on the road
Pepsi Called Out for Shipping Pop with Tar Sands Fuel in USA Today Ads
Oct 23, 2013
USA Today ad asks Pepsi to stop using oil derived from dirty tar sands and to increase the fuel efficiency of the tens of thousands of cars and trucks it has on the road.
Toronto Star Ad: CSR the Fortune Minerals Way in the Sacred Headwaters
Jun 26, 2013
Fortune Minerals has its eyes set on mining for coal in the heart of British Columbia's Sacred Headwaters, even after the provincial government ban oil and gas development
Prince Rupert Ad: Pipeline de-Railed?
Dec 12, 2012
The following ad by ForestEthics Advocacy ran in the Prince Rupert Northern View. Learn more about CN's proposed project.
Advertisement challenging sweeping China-Canada trade agreement
Oct 29, 2012
Ad in the Ottawa Citizen questions the FIPA trade agreement and its implications for Canadian sovereignty
Ad: British Columbia's coast is priceless
Sep 25, 2012
Our way of saying 'thanks' to all municipalities and political leaders who have stood up for BC's coast
Ad: BC government could protect Sacred Headwaters and salmon economy permanently
Jul 18, 2012
The British Columbia government is trying to promote its jobs creation plan. But allowing Shell to frack in the pristine Sacred Headwaters would not only be bad for the environment, it would also...
The Sacred Headwaters ads that Shell didn't want you to see
Dec 8, 2011
Sometimes censorship speaks louder than words.
USA Today ads: Dole and Chiquita, drop tar sands fuel
Aug 17, 2011
Ads call on companies to reject extreme fossil fuels from Canada's tar sands, embrace cleaner transportation; Chiquita has since cleaned up its act
Advertisement: Running on Empty
Mar 3, 2011
ForestEthics and environmental groups are calling on the BC government to prioritize the ecological integrity of our parks and protected areas
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Naughty or Nice? Which Companies are On Which List When It Comes To Their Paper Policies
Dec 9, 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, let’s take a look at who’s been naughty and who’s been nice when it comes to how big American brands use paper
10 “Another (blank) Against Enbridge” Memes We Just Love
Dec 3, 2013
The diversity of individuals joining this movement on a daily basis is at the heart of a new meme that has rapidly been taking on a life of its own
It Takes a Movement: Celebrating our People Power Against Enbridge
Nov 27, 2013
Politicians issue permits, but only the people can issue permission.
Global Deforestation Map Tells Sobering Story. Here’s How To Create A Happier One.
Nov 25, 2013
Fascinating and incredibly detailed, this new Google Earth satellite map reveals where trees have been cut down in the last ten years.
What a Giant Fortune Cookie Has to Do With BC’s Sacred Headwaters
Nov 23, 2013
Getting Shell out of the Sacred Headwaters was a critical victory. But the story doesn't end there.
Weyerhaeuser Admits It: SFI Puts a Green Label on Business-as-Usual Logging
Nov 19, 2013
Weyerhaeuser's VP of “sustainable” forestry admits that the Sustainable Forestry Initiative certification program approves “conventional commercial forestry.”
Wait a minute. Who benefits from crude by rail?
Nov 15, 2013
In between the tar sands and oil fields and our beautiful America coastlines, there are communities at stake
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