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Africa's Forests Under Threat

Publication | March 6, 2016 at 15:32

From chocolate spread to toothpaste, shampoo to Melba toast, palm oil can be found in countless everyday products.

Congo threatens to open world’s second largest rainforest to new industrial loggers

Press release | March 1, 2016 at 10:50

London/Kinshasa (Wednesday 2nd March, 2016: A tropical rainforest more than twice the size of France is at risk of being cut down, following news from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that the government is considering re-opening its forest...

Revelations on Bolloré group’s investment in plantations in Africa

Press release | February 23, 2016 at 14:26

A new Greenpeace France investigations on Socfin, a company owned 38.75% by Bolloré group, has revealed the impact of the company’s plantations on forests, communities and wildlife in Africa;

Commission slams weak implementation of EU law against illegal logging

Press release | February 18, 2016 at 15:51

Brussels, 18 February 2016 – In a review of legislation to combat illegal logging, the European Commission has said EU countries must significantly step up efforts to keep illegal timber off the EU market [1].

Volunteer Spotlight: Delwyn Pillay

Blog entry by imaerten | February 16, 2016

Hi my name is Delwyn Pillay, I completed my Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Management, in 2009 at The University of South Africa. I’m a well known full time volunteer activist for Greenpeace Africa, based in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal,...

SONA exposes lack of leadership on key environmental issues: Greenpeace

Press release | February 11, 2016 at 20:39

Johannesburg, 11 February 2016:

Greenpeace asks for investigation of the Modern Express’ cargo

Press release | February 5, 2016 at 15:38

Johannesburg, 05 February. The troubled car carrier Modern Express that was recently successfully towed away from the French coast, has safely entered the port of Bilbao, Spain. It was on its way to Le Havre, France. The ship is carrying a...

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