Media Room
Jul 23, 2014
[Bellingham, WA] Today, in response to growing public safety concerns nationwide, the Obama Administration issued new draft regulations for trains carrying crude oil.   Matt Krogh, ForestEthics...
Jul 15, 2014
Today, two national environmental organizations filed a formal legal petition to compel the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation to issue an emergency order prohibiting the use of...
Jul 7, 2014
Today the citizens group ForestEthics launched www.Blast-Zone.org, a website that allows users to see the routes of trains carrying millions of gallons of crude oil and assess the threat of accidents...
Jun 17, 2014
The Harper government announced its long-awaited decision on Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline today. The approval comes as no surprise to environmental groups who say the fight is far...
Jun 5, 2014
Tar sands are Canada’s fastest growing source of greenhouse gas pollution and the largest contributor to global warming pollution in the country
Jun 2, 2014
National Environmental Campaign Against 3M’s Destructive Practices Escalates with Multiple Protests
May 10, 2014
Thousands will gather tomorrow (Saturday) in Vancouver for a major rally against the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline
Aug 19, 2014
With millions of litres of crude oil being shipped on trains throughout North America, the Lac-Megantic disaster could have struck elsewhere, including in some of the country’s most densely-populated...
Jul 23, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed an overhaul of safety standards for carrying crude oil and ethanol by rail after a series of accidents in...
Jul 9, 2014
Between Canada's tar sands and the US fracking boom, North America is pumping out a record amount of oil. All that oil needs to be transported, often across thousands of miles, from wellhead to...
Jul 7, 2014
Ever worry about the safety of rail cars carrying crude oil shipments through your neighborhood or city? If you live within a half-mile of the route, perhaps you should worry, given the increase in...
Jun 20, 2014
June 20 (Bloomberg Businessweek) -- When Restoration Hardware recently delivered to millions of doorsteps its biggest-ever annual catalog—13 different “source books,” as it calls them, shrink-wrapped...
Jun 17, 2014
VANCOUVER/OTTAWA, June 17 (Reuters) The Canadian government approved the construction of Enbridge Inc's Northern Gateway pipeline on Tuesday, setting the stage for a barrage of lawsuits and...
Jun 17, 2014
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper conditionally approved the Northern Gateway Pipeline Tuesday, a major hurdle for the 731-mile twin pipeline system that will carry tar sands oil from Alberta to...
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.
Oct 2, 2012
Investor report exploring the risks Canada faces if it moves forward Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project
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
Aug 19, 2014
On Tuesday (August 19, 2014) the National Energy Board (NEB) ruled that not only could Kinder Morgan access public land like parks without permission that they could also access private property...
Aug 7, 2014
The Sacred Headwaters: Beautiful and rich with culture and wildlife; Safe from oil and gas; Threatened by mining. Looking forward we hope to see BC and the Tahltan First Nation come to an agreement...
Jul 23, 2014
Today after months of study and, unfortunately, time spent listening to the oil industry, President Obama proposed weak new standards for oil trains. How weak? Well, they give the oil industry a...
Jul 7, 2014
As an anti-pipeline campaigner I find myself being asked the same question over and over these days, “Yes, but what about the exploding trains, aren’t pipelines safer?” The answer is neither—rail...
Jul 3, 2014
Last weekend, I traveled further north than I’d ever been in my life, to Fort McMurray, Alberta for the 5th annual Tar Sands Healing Walk. At this time of year in “Fort Mac” (as they call it up there...
Jul 1, 2014
Meet BEN, a program that trains activists and community leaders to challenge corporate policies and attitudes on social justice and environmental protection. Sounds familiar, right? We thought so,...
Jun 20, 2014
Harper's Conservative Government may have approved Enbridge's Northen Gateway pipeline, but the battle isn't over!