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Loud alarm bells for growth in environmental crime, who is listening?

Blog entry by Hilde Stroot | June 24, 2016

On the 4 th of June, on the eve of World Environment Day, UNEP and Interpol raised the alarm bells loudly: environmental crime is growing at an alarming pace, and has now become the world's fourth-largest crime after drug smuggling,...

The biggest sun plant in the solar orchard

Blog entry by Sphume Msomi | June 23, 2016

Last week the Solar Lovers participated in a Solar Expo in Wonderboom Junction North of the City of Pretoria from the 6 to the 19th of June 2016. Wonderboom Junction north of the city center is currently having the largest rooftop...

Take the better eating challenge

Blog entry by Sue Dibb and Davin Hutchins | June 17, 2016

It's back! Today is  #WorldMeatFreeDay,  a great time to  think about how the everyday choices we make about the food we eat can  impact our health and the health of the planet.  From  deforestation  to  water pollution  and climate...

Sight on the target - Tackling destructive fishing

Blog entry by Delwyn Pillay | June 17, 2016

Now that I’m back from my mission on our biggest, fastest Greenpeace ship the Esperanza as part of the #justnottuna expedition. I get a chance to reflect on my experience been on board the majestic Esperanza and been part of the...

The Shopper's Voice

Blog entry by Spume Msomi | June 14, 2016

The Solar Lover Dairy - Part 3  Being a Solar Lover is about meeting people and talking to them about renewable energy. It is about getting to know how people really feel about the electricity crisis in the country. When we...

Greenpeace France’s reaction to Michelin Zero Deforestation Commitment

Press release | June 13, 2016 at 16:53

Paris, June 13th 2016

12 Things You Can Do To Start Eco-Food Revolution

Blog entry by ltsotets | June 10, 2016

We literally have the power to change the world. When we tell our families and friends why ecological farming makes sense, we start to heal our bodies and the planet. We can make smarter food choices when we shop, cook or go out to eat...

The Sun is the center of it all…

Blog entry by Spume Msomi | June 6, 2016

The diary of a Solar Lover - Part 2 The sun has been around for more than 4.5 billion years and its mass is around 330,000 times that of Earth. It is three quarters hydrogen which is being converted into helium. The sun...

Greenpeace leaves the CECAF meeting with mixed feelings

Blog entry by Marie Suzanne Traoré | May 31, 2016

After four years without any annual meetings, the CECAF (Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic) got together. Millions of people depend on fish resources in the region and the common wealth that lies in our ocean...

Shopping on Sunshine

Blog entry by Spume Msomi | May 31, 2016

The diary of a Solar Lover - Part 1 The Renewable Energy Champions Campaign is a Greenpeace Africa campaign aimed at getting the country’s top five retailers, Woolworths, Pick n Pay, Spar, Massmart and Shoprite, to show solar...

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