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Solar Kickoff

Feature story | June 4, 2010 at 18:36

The world cup kicks off in six days time – but the benefits of this soccer spectacular will be felt for a long time afterwards, thanks to the innovative Solar public viewing area in Jericho, Brits. Next Friday June 11 2010, the world will hold...

The Future of Forest Resources in the Oshwe Territory, Bandundu Province

Feature story | June 1, 2010 at 8:20

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.

Sweet success for Kit Kat campaign

Feature story | May 17, 2010 at 14:00

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,...

Greenpeace demands climate leadership from SA parliament

Feature story | February 18, 2010 at 12:33

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...

Letter to the Danish ambassador

Feature story | January 6, 2010 at 11:30

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.

Climate change: Failure is not an option

Feature story | December 28, 2009 at 19:56

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 joins millions in global protest on climate

Feature story | October 23, 2009 at 22:00

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...

Greenpeace staff member wins alternative Nobel Prize

Feature story | October 13, 2009 at 9:58

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.

South Africa could save billions and climate by switching to renewables

Feature story | October 12, 2009 at 22:00

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...

Clean Energy Now

Feature story | September 1, 2009 at 11:36

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.

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