Media Room
May 14, 2015
IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The new safety standards issued by the Department of Transportation take too long to get dangerous tank cars off the tracks and contain loopholes that leave too many vulnerable.
May 6, 2015
For Immediate Release
Apr 28, 2015
New Tar Sands Industry Plans Threaten Millions, Putting Hundreds of Communities, Waterways, and Natural Landmarks at Risk.
Mar 23, 2015
(Vancouver)—The fight for Canadians ’right to be heard on major energy decisions is headed toward the Supreme Court. A group of landowners, business people, academics, and other concerned Canadians...
Mar 20, 2015
(Vancouver)—The fight for public participation in the climate change debate will move forward on Monday.  The next steps in a high level legal challenge by a group of landowners, business people,...
Mar 17, 2015
[Bellingham, WA] ForestEthics today filed formal appeals with federal agencies that have refused to provide records on oil and rail industry lobbying on new oil train safety rules.
Mar 9, 2015
For Immediate Release NEW INFORMATION: ForestEthics calculates that a quarter of Santa Barbara residents (125,000) live inside the oil train blast zone, the one mile evacuation area in the case of a...
Apr 20, 2015
...The theme was emphasized during a pre-march press conference at Hôtel Château Laurier by leading climate activist and ForestEthics co-founder Tzeporah Berman.
Mar 23, 2015
Vancouver - An environmental organization and a group of concerned citizens are asking the Supreme Court of Canada to hear a complaint that the National Energy Board is violating their rights to free...
Mar 9, 2015
Pressure from a little-known environmental group has led to a new policy on paper sourcing at Twin Cities-based 3M. ForestEthics argued the maker of Post-it notes was working with suppliers linked to...
Mar 6, 2015
A new pulp and paper sourcing policy, aimed at protecting forests and respecting human rights, announced Thursday by 3M in collaboration with the environmental group ForestEthics, could have...
Feb 20, 2015
...Forest Ethics pointed out that an estimated 25 million Americans live along rail routes that carry crude shipments and that, since 2008, rail shipments have increased by 4,000 percent. Its oil...
Feb 18, 2015
...“This is just yet another example of the total lack of safety in moving crude in increasing volumes by rail,” Matt Krogh, a campaign director for Forest Ethics, an environmental group based in San...
Sep 30, 2014
Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline project faces substantial obstacles ahead, making it unlikely to ever be built. This briefing for investors highlights the First Nations legal risks, political...
Mar 12, 2014
New and proposed fossil fuel development puts Northwest in peril
Dec 12, 2013
Industry drafted energy board rules, report reveals
Nov 5, 2013
The Premier must stand up for the people of BC and stop this pipeline from being built
Feb 20, 2013
Findings from ForestEthics Solutions show gaping holes in the province's conservation
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.
Dec 10, 2012
A summary of missing Enbridge evidence during the pipeline hearings, highlighting the lack of information provided by the energy giant.
Coke ad by ForestEthics and Sierra Club
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 ad by ForestEthics and Sierra Club
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.
Sacred Headwaters ad in the Toronto Star
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
Dec 12, 2012
  The following ad by ForestEthics Advocacy ran in the Prince Rupert Northern View. Learn more about CN's proposed project.
Oct 29, 2012
Ad in the Ottawa Citizen questions the FIPA trade agreement and its implications for Canadian sovereignty
Sep 25, 2012
Our way of saying 'thanks' to all municipalities and political leaders who have stood up for BC's coast
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...
Dec 8, 2011
Sometimes censorship speaks louder than words.
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
Mar 3, 2011
ForestEthics and environmental groups are calling on the BC government to prioritize the ecological integrity of our parks and protected areas
May 13, 2015
Fortune Minerals’ Arctos Anthracite coal mine in the Sacred Headwaters was suspended for ten years in order for the Tahltan and Provincial government to come to an agreement on how the Sacred...
May 11, 2015
Rachel Notley's new leadership in Alberta looks hopeful for the environment and dim for big oil.
May 8, 2015
It’s not too late to reject this tar sands invasion. This dirty oil is more expensive, it’s more explosive, it’s more carbon-intensive, and we simply don’t need it. The time is now to stop the West...
May 1, 2015
Secretary Foxx and President Obama have chosen to roll the dice instead of writing strong rules that protect the 25 million of us living in the blast zone. ForestEthics responds to new safety...
Apr 22, 2015
Special Earth Day edition. Excerpt from "Forest Lungs" by Andrew G. Zubinas and photograph of a forest in the Pacific Northwest by nature photographer Frances Freyberg Blackburn.
Apr 13, 2015
On April 8, 2015, toxic bunker oil spilled in the the Vancouver Harbor. The emergency response took six long hours. Vancouver doesn’t have the spill response resources to deal with the existing...
Mar 23, 2015
Introducing Karen Mahon, ForestEthics Advocacy Director, and her top five list of rules for social and environmental change.