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Kinshasa, 10 May 2010 – On 26-28 April 2010, Greenpeace held a Forum in Oshwe (Bandundu Province) on “The Future of Forest in the Oshwe Territory, Bandundu Province”, bringing together key civil society groups and forest communities.
A big 'Thank You!' to the hundreds of thousands of you who supported our two-month Kit Kat campaign by e-mailing Nestlé, calling them, or spreading the campaign message via your Facebook, Twitter and other social media profiles. This morning,...
Cape Town, 10 February 2010 - On the eve of the opening of Parliament, Greenpeace activists projected a 1500m² banner onto the Athlone cooling towers to remind South Africa’s decision makers that urgent domestic action is required to reduce...
Your Excellency: I write to you in the immediate aftermath of the disappointing conclusion of the Copenhagen climate summit to ask for your assistance with regard to the fate of four Greenpeace campaigners detained by the Danish police.
The following is a letter from Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, to our supporters at the conclusion of negotiations by heads of state at the Copenhagen climate summit.
Greenpeace activists in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Pietermaritzburg today placed banners on statues of famous South African leaders to urge President Jacob Zuma and other heads of state around the world to take leadership during the critical...
We are thrilled to announce that one of our staff members, René Ngongo, has today been named a recipient of the 2009 Right Livelihood award.
Aggressive investment in renewable power generation and energy efficiency could provide three quarters of South Africa’s electricity by 2050, slashing over 200 million tons of CO2 emissions annually, the equivalent of 10 coal-fired power stations...
This weekend over 60 supporters of Greenpeace Africa created a human banner, which reads “Clean Energy Now” to mark the start of the final countdown to the Copenhagen climate talks in December.
Barack Obama's grandmother now has solar panels on the roof of her home in Kenya, compliments of Greenpeace.
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