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Activists close down the Department of Environmental Affairs, Pretoria

Press release | November 30, 2017 at 7:00

30 November, 2017: Greenpeace Africa and Earthlife Africa Jhb activists have today confronted the Department of Environmental Affairs by blocking the main entrance to the Department with nuclear barrels. The activists made a public demand that...

The Department of Environmental Affairs is selling our future to the highest bidder

Blog entry by Penny-Jane Cooke | November 29, 2017

The Department of Environmental Affairs is responsible for ensuring that our constitutional right to a healthy environment is realised, but recently the Department went against all of those principles when they granted an Environmental...

The Cost of Ocean Destruction

Publication | November 22, 2017 at 2:45

West Africa’s coastal waters lie within one of four of the world’s major ocean upwellings, all of which can be found on the eastern boundaries of the Pacifc and Atlantic oceans. This oceanographic phenomenon brings nutrient rich waters to the...

Urgent action needed to solve West African food security threat

Press release | November 21, 2017 at 8:41

Let the Moratorium be!

Blog entry by Victorine Che Thoener | November 20, 2017

With the recent confirmation that the Congo Basin forest hosts the world’s biggest tropical peatland, the importance of this forest is now drawing global attention. It has a huge role to play in the protection of our global climate. ...

Statement on the announcement that the government of Democratic Republic of Congo...

Press release | November 14, 2017 at 9:48

Bonn, 12 November 2017: We are alarmed that, as it speaks at COP23 on behalf of the Coalition for Rainforest Nations on the importance of protecting its forests, the government of DRC has held a meeting in Kinshasa on 10 November to start a...

Nuclear plans for South Africa will face resistance at all levels

Press release | November 14, 2017 at 8:58

Johannesburg, 13 November 2017: Earthlife Africa Jhb, Greenpeace Africa and SAFCEI have officially filed a notice informing the Department of Environmental Affairs that the three organisations intend to jointly appeal the environmental...

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