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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...

Cut from Congo

Publication | October 5, 2017 at 16:30

From 2000 to 2013, the global area of intact forest landscapes (IFLs) decreased by 7.2%, a reduction of 90 million hectares, with industrial timber extraction as the lead driver behind this fragmentation and degradation globally. In Africa,...

UMOJA

Publication | September 22, 2017 at 8:08

This edition is packed with victories, from the Congo forest to supermarkets in Australia phasing out single use plastics.

Deepening green roots in Africa

Publication | August 2, 2017 at 16:08

For Greenpeace Africa, 2016 was critical in defining a new pathway, a new trajectory and a new beginning for Greenpeace on the continent. We initiated the process of a new Three Year Strategic Plan 2017-2019, where every team and individual was...

Norway and France threaten DRC’s forests

Publication | July 12, 2017 at 16:40

An area of rainforest the size of Italy is at risk of being cut down by loggers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), if the Norwegian government approves a French Development Agency (AFD) proposal to expand industrial logging there starting...

Hope in West Africa Ship Tour Briefer

Publication | April 8, 2017 at 18:05

This spring, the Greenpeace ship ‘Esperanza’ and its crew set course to West Africa to document the beauties of these rich waters, and bear witness to a growing threat to food security from decades of overfishing.

DRC donors release 40million dollars after illegal award of 4000km2 of forest

Publication | February 7, 2017 at 13:27

Only a month after he was forced to cancel three logging concession contracts that his predecessor signed last year in violation of a 2002 freeze on new allocations, DRC’s ex-Environment Minister Robert Bopolo Mbongeza awarded a new permit to an...

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