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Putting food security and forest protection first in Cameroon

Blog entry by Irène Wabiwa | April 19, 2013

As an African working for Greenpeace, I am often challenged when I speak out against the industrial exploitation of our continent’s natural resources, disguised as “development”. All too often, this simply creates huge profits for...

Food Security and Forest Protection in Cameroon

Feature story | April 18, 2013 at 10:29

Responding to a recent spate of industrial palm oil projects in Cameroon, Greenpeace Africa is working with a Cameroonian NGO to show how small-scale farming projects are a better development option -- for communities on the ground and Cameroon's...

Young explorers, Greenpeace plant flag on seabed at North Pole, call for global sanctuary

Feature story | April 16, 2013 at 9:02

In support of the global call for the protection of the Arctic, over 50 Greenpeace Africa supporters took part in a human banner on Saturday to echo the message that climate change has no borders. The human banner which read: " I ♥ ARCTIC" was...

Africa ♥ Arctic

Blog entry by Lerato Tsotetsi | April 15, 2013

It is 10 degrees at 8:30am in Johannesburg on the 13 th of April and I’m standing in a Melville field with fellow Arctic lovers and it’s cold . The ground is moist from last night’s rain and I’m wondering why I’m doing this to myself...

One Planet. One Arctic. One Voice.

Blog entry by Taahir Chagan | April 12, 2013

Starting this Saturday, and continuing on to the Global Day of Action a week later, thousands of people - from distinct cultures and diverse backgrounds - will come together to speak with one voice about saving a very special, unique...

Investigation raises doubts of legality of DRC timber held in Belgian port

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula | April 11, 2013

Last month Greenpeace Africa released a report on how the illegal logging sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is in a state of organized chaos, with numerous companies flouting regulations and threatening the country’s...

Carrying the warmth of Africa

Blog entry by Monica Davies | April 9, 2013

Africa and the Arctic. It seems like all those two places have in common is the same first letter. One is known for its abundant wildlife, almost year-round sunshine, and as the home of over 1 billion people. And the other, at...

The Great Bear Rainforest: Weaving a Rich Tapestry of Solutions

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | April 5, 2013

As we look to develop real, sustainable solutions for forest communities in the Congo Basin, it's inspiring to read the success of our Canadian colleagues in putting forests and people first. This amazing planet of ours has...

We are all "Thiof" defenders

Blog entry by Philippe Ahodékon, Greenpeace Africa Volunteer | April 4, 2013

Greenpeace's call for the preservation of the Senegalese "thiof" and the termination of its marketing by supermarkets, including the Casino Group, was a resounding success at the 14th International Fair of Agriculture and Animal...

Greenpeace Senegal goes solar!

Image gallery | April 4, 2013

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