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Posted by 07/25/14

In late June, a team of RAN staff travelled to Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada to participate in the Tar Sands Healing Walk, which is organized and hosted by members of the local First Nations Communities. Walking amidst the tar sands destruction was a humbling and powerful experience. This blog post is one of a series, sharing our impressions...   Read more

Posted by 07/24/14

On the night of December 2, 2002, with temperatures below zero, two sisters and young Indigenous mothers from the Grassy Narrows First Nation drove from their reserve, located in the southern fringe of the vast Boreal Forest in northern Ontario, to a logging road just a few miles from their home and felled trees over the road to protest...   Read more

Posted by 07/22/14

In late June, a team of RAN staff travelled to Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada to participate in the Tar Sands Healing Walk, which is organized and hosted by members of the local First Nations Communities. Walking amidst the tar sands destruction was a humbling and...   Read more

Posted by 07/22/14

Some of the world’s largest producers and traders of palm oil have released a new initiative called the “Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto”. They claim to be “accelerating the journey to no deforestation” but at the same time they're refusing to halt their bulldozers while they continue to destroy rainforests and peatlands. ...   Read more

Posted by 07/17/14

On May 20, thousands of us united in a Global Day of Action to tell PepsiCo to eliminate Conflict Palm Oil. PepsiCo responded by announcing a Forestry Stewardship Policy and Palm Oil Commitment, but neither of these new promises are strong enough to guarantee that Pepsi’s use of palm oil is not driving rainforest destruction, species extinction and human and labor...   Read more

Posted by 07/17/14

Last Saturday morning, I woke up early to join the Bay Area refinery corridor Healing Walk. I joined with over a hundred local Bay Area residents to walk twelve miles through one of the largest oil refining corridors on the West Coast. For the past...   Read more

Posted by 07/17/14

Here are some examples of Pepsi-sponsored events and Pepsi venues to target this summer, but make sure you find out what's happening near you with a simple internet search! Read more

Posted by 07/14/14

In late June, a team of RAN staff travelled to Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada to participate in the Tar Sands Healing Walk, which is organized and hosted by members of the local First Nations Communities. Walking amidst the...   Read more

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