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We’re a campaigning organisation that's working for an Africa where people live in harmony with nature, in a peaceful state of environmental and social justice.

Our mission is to nurture environmental awareness so that together we create a prosperous future to the benefit of humans, biodiversity, and the planet.

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Caught in the Battle Against Congo’s Irresponsible Loggers

Feature story | November 13, 2014 at 9:19

“It’s too far away”, “there’s nothing to see or do there”, “it’s too hard to get to...” The reasons people find to avoid the long journey to some of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s many remote forested areas are numerous.

Illegal Logging in the DRC

Image gallery | November 13, 2014

Plastic has no business here

Blog entry by Nafeesa Amod | November 12, 2014

During Marine Month this past October, NGO volunteers, scholars from Westville Girls High School and Westville Boys High School, and concerned local citizens, partook in a successful ''Rethink the Bag Campaign'' - aka Boot the...

David Barnard's Last Desert Race for Greenpeace Africa

Video | November 7, 2014 at 10:45

David Barnard is a Greenpeace supporter, just like you – with one little difference. He’s training for a 250km run through the Antarctic wilderness

Monster Boat Criteria

Publication | November 4, 2014 at 11:07

‘Monster boats’ are vessels characterised by large size, massive capacity to catch fish, severe impact on the marine environment, weak compliance record and other concerning characteristics.

We're using GPS trackers to expose illegal logging in the amazon

Blog entry by Richard George | October 20, 2014

My colleagues - and friends - in Brazil spent two months placing GPS trackers on illegal loggers in the Amazon. It's dangerous - but it helps us expose their crimes to the world. Greenpeace activists in Brazil spent monitoring...

Greenpeace Rolls Out the Green Carpet

Feature story | October 16, 2014 at 7:36

Greenpeace activists, together with community members from the coalfields around Witbank, have rolled out a green carpet outside the Department of Environmental Affairs, urging the National Air Quality Officer to reject Eskom’s application for...

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