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Yes for a progressive fishery law in Senegal

Image gallery | March 6, 2015

Chimps' survival of little concern to agribusiness

Blog entry by Irene Wabiwa-Betoko | February 23, 2015

The chimpanzee is one of mankind's closest relatives. However there are many of us who do not treat them with what could be called familial affection. Chimps and other primates in Africa face an increasing number of threats to their...

Nuclear Action in Capetown

Image gallery | February 12, 2015

Cameroon timber trade: High risk, low reward

Blog entry by Hilde Stroot | January 23, 2015

The fight against illegal logging in Cameroon has been a long one – several decades long in fact. Therefore the conclusion from the influential think tank Chatham House that this process has all but stalled must have been hard to...

From "good to great": ecological farming is coming!

Blog entry by Iza Kruszewska | January 22, 2015

2014 has been a good year for ecological farming. Also called agroecology, this knowledge-rich type of farming which protects and sustains the diversity of life on earth is gaining recognition as farmers struggle to adapt to a changing...

People power, the only way to better manage Cameroon’s forests

Blog entry by Irene Wabiwa | January 22, 2015

Forests are one of the most critical resources in Cameroon. But sadly they are also one of the most mismanaged. They contribute to food security and, as in many developing countries, they are the primary source of energy, protein, oils...

Tropical deforestation is bad news – the science keeps telling us

Blog entry by Dr Janet Cotter | January 19, 2015

Deforestation is very bad news for the environment and for the climate. It is bad news for biodiversity and releases greenhouses gases into the atmosphere – we know that. But the science is increasingly certain that deforestation is...

Transnet's oil spill enshroud in secrecy

Blog entry by Delwyn Pillay | January 14, 2015

Disaster hit an upmarket housing complex on Durban's outskirts, December 23 rd 2014, when more than 200 000 litres of diesel poured out of an underground pipeline. The pipeline operated by Transnet, pumps fuel inland from the Durban...

No journey too far to protect Congo's forests

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula | December 11, 2014

The Democratic Republic of Congo is roughly the same size as Western Europe. However its infrastructure is a far different proposition, and as a result it is rare – verging on impossible – that people from different parts of the...

ACSA Rejects Nuclear Billboard at Cape Town Airport

Feature story | December 8, 2014 at 8:36

Greenpeace Africa is dismayed by the decision of Airport Company South Africa (ACSA) to reject nuclear billboards at the Cape Town International Airport amid growing anti-nuclear sentiment in South Africa.

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