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From calling on Levi's and Carnival Corporation to stop using fossil fuels to power their factories and ships, to pushing Starbucks and Charmin to incorporate recycled paper into their coffee cups and toilet paper, to fighting the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure while championing a clean energy future across California, Washington, and British Columbia — we're always up to something. Read our latest blogs and opinion pieces here:

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Charmin Toilet paper is endangering the world's last remaining Caribou herds
08 Apr 2019
The Canadian boreal forest  is a vast landscape and has been referred to as the “Amazon of the North”, helping to regulate the effects of climate change and serving as a breeding ground for billions of North America’s songbirds and critical habitat for the threatened boreal woodland caribou. It is also the traditional territory and holds cultural significance for many First Nations, whose treaty rights to hunt and fish are under threat.  Despite this, the federal and provincial governments in Canada have failed for decades to protect the boreal from destruction. 
Toilet paper industry is destroying Caribou habitat
08 Apr 2019
In February 2019, Stand.earth released a report co-authored with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) that shines a spotlight on the crisis unfolding in the Canadian boreal forest. The report, called The Issue with Tissue, details how Americans are flushing forests down the toilet.
08 Apr 2019
Good afternoon Senators. Thank you for the opportunity to speak today. I want to respect and appreciate that we are here today on the unceded territory of the Musquem, Squamish and Tsleil Waututh peoples.  I am here today to urge you to resist the pressure from the oil and gas industry to weaken or outright kill Bill C-69. From my perspective this legislation is not perfect, but it is an improvement over what we have right now and essential to ensuring proper assessment, restore public confidence, and provide industry certainty.
Starbucks activists cheering
27 Feb 2019
By Jim Ace, Senior Campaigner, Stand.earth We did this.
Stop Oil Trains Week
26 Feb 2019
There is new hope on the climate front out of the Pacific Northwest, with an inspiring political move from the King County Council that is a harbinger of things to come. Forget about the denialist climate change rhetoric from President Trump and the federal government — cities and counties nationwide are picking up the slack in the global fight against the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure.

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