Government must protect orca habitat: court
by By Judith Lavoie,
"I think it has to affect it," said Margot Venton, staff lawyer for Ecojustice, which acted for a coalition of conservation groups, including the David Suzuki Foundation, Greenpeace, Wilderness Committee, Georgia Strait Alliance, Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Sierra Club and Dogwood Initiative.
Greenpeace ad labels Asia Pulp & Paper a tiger killer
Greenpeace launched an advertising campaign today illustrating the consequences of Asia Pulp & Paper’s (APP) rainforest destruction on the critically endangered Sumatran tiger in Indonesia. The tiger-themed advertisement, appearing in locations across Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, features a striking image of a Sumatran tiger skull along with the title ‘Extinct Sumatran Tiger Exhibit: brought to you by Asia Pulp & Paper.’
Victory! Pacific Leatherbacks Gain Protected Habitat
Jann 20 - As of today, the ocean’s largest sea turtle now has 41,914 square miles of Pacific Ocean it can call its own.
Oceana has been working for five years to protect habitat critical to the survival and recovery of the endangered Pacific leatherback sea turtle, and it paid off. Thanks to a decision by the National Marine Fisheries Service, these magnificent reptiles will now be safeguarded off the U.S. West Coast.