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In a gentle way, we can shake the world

Blog entry by Taahir Chagan | September 10, 2013

I still find it remarkable that this global organisation, which operates in over 40 countries, is funded by individuals - and only individuals. It was Margaret Mead who said that we should ‘never doubt that a small group of...

West African Communities Rally to Protest Monster Boats

Blog entry by Ahmed Diame | September 10, 2013

Just one week after Chilean fishermen and Greenpeace vigorously protested against the Margiris mega trawler, Mauritanian fishermen and fishing communities in West Africa are also raising their voices against monster boats in their...

AGRA: helping African farmers, or helping agribusiness conquer African agriculture?

Blog entry by Glen Tyler | September 6, 2013

Finally, we have confirmation of what we have long suspected: AGRA, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, has been created to facilitate the corporate takeover of African agriculture, not support African smallholder farmers...

The Suniversity comes to Cape Town!

Image gallery | September 5, 2013

Community power is ending the age of coal in Turkey

Blog entry by Pinar Aksogan and Melita Steele | September 5, 2013

In Turkey, we woke up this week to hear the news that a proposed 1,200 MW coal-fired power plant on a lovely coast of the Black Sea is dead, and now our hope for a better future grows. This is a historic victory for local communities...

Chasing Monster Boats

Blog entry by Farah Obaidullah | September 4, 2013

It’s been a year since we took action against the Margiris super trawler in Australia. To mark the anniversary – admittedly coincidentally – Greenpeace activists in Chile protested against the presence of the monster boat in their...

Margiris Trawler Action in Chile

Image gallery | September 2, 2013

Let's Have Healthy Food for All Africa's People

Blog entry by Glen Tyler | August 27, 2013

When I think about farming in Africa, one of our major goals is to see local farmers being able to grow safe and healthy food in balance with nature. Greenpeace calls it ecological farming , and it would not only feed Africa’s...

Coal 3 Dangerously Irresponsible

Feature story | August 23, 2013 at 9:04

Yesterday the South African government agreed to “act immediately” on steps toward the procurement of what it calls ‘Coal 3’ – yet another mega coal-fired power station.

Message to governments: Three strikes and you are out!

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | August 20, 2013

The game is on for the oceans this summer. So far the outlook for the high seas is not very good, for a number of reasons: The first strike was the shocking failure of governments to protect fragile marine areas in Antarctica due...

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