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Greenpeace France’s reaction to Michelin Zero Deforestation Commitment

Press release | June 13, 2016 at 16:53

Paris, June 13th 2016

12 Things You Can Do To Start Eco-Food Revolution

Blog entry by ltsotets | June 10, 2016

We literally have the power to change the world. When we tell our families and friends why ecological farming makes sense, we start to heal our bodies and the planet. We can make smarter food choices when we shop, cook or go out to eat...

The Sun is the center of it all…

Blog entry by Spume Msomi | June 6, 2016

The diary of a Solar Lover - Part 2 The sun has been around for more than 4.5 billion years and its mass is around 330,000 times that of Earth. It is three quarters hydrogen which is being converted into helium. The sun...

Greenpeace leaves the CECAF meeting with mixed feelings

Blog entry by Marie Suzanne Traoré | May 31, 2016

After four years without any annual meetings, the CECAF (Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic) got together. Millions of people depend on fish resources in the region and the common wealth that lies in our ocean...

Shopping on Sunshine

Blog entry by Spume Msomi | May 31, 2016

The diary of a Solar Lover - Part 1 The Renewable Energy Champions Campaign is a Greenpeace Africa campaign aimed at getting the country’s top five retailers, Woolworths, Pick n Pay, Spar, Massmart and Shoprite, to show solar...

How Cameroon’s Stolen Wood Reaches International Markets

Press release | May 26, 2016 at 10:20

Yaoundé, 26 May 2016 - A Greenpeace Africa investigation into illegal logging operations in Cameroon has uncovered a trail of stolen timber leading to Cameroon’s main log exporter Compagnie de Commerce et de Transport (CCT), and has reportedly...

Greenpeace slams Eskom CEO's anti-renewable energy propaganda

Press release | May 17, 2016 at 12:49

Johannesburg, 13 May 2016: Reacting to claims made by Eskom CEO Brain Molefe during his State of the System briefing in Cape Town yesterday, that Renewable Energy is a ‘disappointment’, Greenpeace has said:

Break Free 2016: The Largest Global Civil Disobedience Action of the Climate Movement

Press release | May 16, 2016 at 14:55

GLOBAL -- Twelve days of unprecedented world-wide action against fossil fuels have just concluded, showing that the climate movement will not rest until all coal, oil and gas is kept in the ground. The combined global efforts of activists on six...

Cooperation urgently required to ensure a future for West African fisheries

Feature story | May 9, 2016 at 15:06

We humans love drawing lines on maps. Over many centuries borders have been created by our peoples or have been imposed on them, separating our languages, our cultures, our traditions. But fish knows no borders, they migrate from the waters of...

The new name behind the threat to Cameroon’s Forests

Feature story | May 6, 2016 at 9:49

After the slowdown of the destructive Herakles Farms palm oil project in Cameroon, following extensive environmental and social opposition, we had hope for the future. However, it now looks like the infamous operation is being resurrected under a...

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