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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

Finger Lickin’ Good News: KFC Pledges a Better Bucket

Blog entry by Amy Moas | April 4, 2013

We’ve got some good news for Indonesia’s rainforests, and the endangered tigers living there. Thanks to pressure from Greenpeace supporters around the globe, Yum! Brands, the largest restaurant company in the world and parent...

A (South African) Flag for the Future

Blog entry by Margot Maritz | April 3, 2013

Margot Maritz, a sixteen-year-old eco activist from Pretoria, was recently honoured for coming in the top 5 of our " Flag for the Future " competition. We asked Margot to write something for us about her awesome design, and this is her...

Our Congratulations to Senegal's President, Macky Sall

Feature story | March 28, 2013 at 11:56

Greenpeace Africa congratulates President Macky Sall of Senegal on having won the "Excellence in National Stewardship of the Ocean" award in the 6th Edition of the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards.

The decision that Senegal, and Africa needs

Blog entry by Ahmed Diame | March 28, 2013

A message to Macky Sall, Senegalese President: Your Excellency: Greenpeace wishes to congratulate you for your decision to ban monster boats from accessing our precious Senegalese waters. Indeed, this is not only a courageous...

Deforestation is Dehumanisation

Blog entry by Amir Bagheri, Greenpeace Africa Volunteer | March 25, 2013

In many cases we tend to separate the well-being of the environment from the well-being of ourselves as a human species, not realising that a healthy environment is connected to human dignity, and therefore is a human right. On the...

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