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The Monster Boat Diaries

Feature story | November 21, 2014 at 13:57

This week fishmongers, consumers, fishers, ocean lovers, divers, and cooks from Australia via Indonesia, Senegal and Poland to Canada are calling for the crisis of our oceans to be tackled with urgency.

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.

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...

Power from the Sun

Feature story | July 22, 2014 at 9:20

After months of hard work and long hours, the community-owned solar grid was finally unveiled just after midday. And as the switch was flicked to “ON”, the community went into a euphoric frenzy as if we were at a cricket ground during the world...

Greenpeace Partners With Greenpop at Platbos Reforest Fest

Feature story | June 4, 2014 at 8:19

"It's no secret that our planet is under a lot of stress, and good news about the environment can be pretty scarce at times. Greenpop's Reforest Fest is a fun, hands-on antidote to all that: a feel-good opportunity for us to reconnect with nature...

Huge Whale Meat Shipment Skips Port of Durban Because of South African Outrage

Feature story | April 14, 2014 at 9:27

A ship carrying 2,000 tons of endangered fin whale meat from Iceland, has decided not to enter the South African port of Durban.

Amnesty for the Arctic 30

Feature story | December 18, 2013 at 10:20

The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief after the Russian parliament voted to grant them amnesty. But they also declared: "There is no amnesty for the Arctic."

Looking Back on 2013

Feature story | December 12, 2013 at 13:21

Thank you to each and every one of you for partnering with us this year! It is through working together that we can continue to tackle the challenges facing our environment and strengthen the voice of the community of committed people who share...

Stand firm, Mr. President

Feature story | December 5, 2013 at 9:30

The courageous steps taken by the Senegalese President to save his country’s fisheries, livelihoods of local communities, and to ensure food security of the population, need to be strengthened and supported.

Drumming for Justice Cape Town

Feature story | November 18, 2013 at 8:31

30 people face serious jail time after a peaceful protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. We can’t be silent in the face of such injustice.

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