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Cameroon: An example of the work needed to combat illegal logging

Blog entry by Eric Ini | March 20, 2015

Policy wonks, experts, campaigners and other stakeholders  met in Brussels this week  to discuss progress under the European Union's Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action plan. Yet the effectiveness of the...

A lesson from Fukushima: A safe, clean energy future will be nuclear-free

Blog entry by Kendra Ulrich | March 11, 2015

Today, the 11th of March 2015, marks the fourth year since beginning of one of the world's worst nuclear disasters: the triple reactor core meltdowns and catastrophic containment building failures at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power...

Kumi Naidoo demands urgent meeting with Minister of State Security over leaked spy tapes

Press release | February 27, 2015 at 8:44

In response to the Al Jazeera story regarding the South Korean government asking for information from the South African government about Kumi Naidoo ahead of the G20 summit in 2010, the executive director of Greenpeace International said:

Chimps' survival of little concern to agribusiness

Blog entry by Irene Wabiwa-Betoko | February 23, 2015

The chimpanzee is one of mankind's closest relatives. However there are many of us who do not treat them with what could be called familial affection. Chimps and other primates in Africa face an increasing number of threats to their...

Agribusiness companies destroying vital rainforest habitat of Chimpanzees and other...

Press release | February 23, 2015 at 10:44

Johannesburg, 23 February 2015- Endangered great ape species are having their rainforest habitat destroyed and threatened by the expansion of agribusiness projects in central Africa according to new evidence from Greenpeace Africa.

Greenpeace activists protest at Nuclear Industry Congress: Demand urgent...

Press release | February 12, 2015 at 10:40

Cape Town, February 12, 2015: Greenpeace activists today protested at the opening of the two-day long ‘2nd Nuclear Industry Congress Africa 2015’, demanding a halt to shortsighted nuclear plans and the prioritisation of renewable energy...

Nuclear Action in Capetown

Image gallery | February 12, 2015

Greenpeace welcomes the commitment of the Mauritanian President for transparency in...

Press release | January 26, 2015 at 15:13

Dakar, January 26, 2015: Greenpeace today salutes the commitment of the Mauritanian president for transparency in the field of marine fisheries, aimed at stopping the plundering of marine resources in Africa. This follows the Nouakchott...

Cameroon timber trade: High risk, low reward

Blog entry by Hilde Stroot | January 23, 2015

The fight against illegal logging in Cameroon has been a long one – several decades long in fact. Therefore the conclusion from the influential think tank Chatham House that this process has all but stalled must have been hard to...

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