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Counting Down – 15 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

Solar Street Lighting Project in Diepsloot Friday, 17 October 2014 After months of waiting for approval from City Power and other stakeholders, we have received the go-ahead for our solar street lighting project in Diepsloot.

Counting Down – 16 & 17 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

25 000 People Say No to Eskom’ Pollution Application Wednesday, 15 October 2014 & Thursday, 16 October 2014 Greenpeace Africa  activists and members of coal-affected communities presented a petition, signed by more than 25 000...

Counting Down – 18 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

R250 x 1000 donations Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Raising R250 000 for a solar energy project in Diepsloot was always going to be a challenging and ambitious objective to achieve. But if we break it down, it requires only a 1000...

Counting Down – 19 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

Join the Movement Monday, 13 October 2014 I have been working with  Greenpeace Africa  since early this year in developing and implementing a fundraising and awareness-raising campaign in support of its work linked to my...

Counting Down – 19 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

Join the Movement Monday, 13 October 2014 I have been working with  Greenpeace Africa  since early this year in developing and implementing a fundraising and awareness-raising campaign in support of its work linked to my...

Counting Down – 19 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

Join the Movement Monday, 13 October 2014 I have been working with  Greenpeace Africa  since early this year in developing and implementing a fundraising and awareness-raising campaign in support of its work linked to my...

We're using GPS trackers to expose illegal logging in the amazon

Blog entry by Richard George | October 20, 2014

My colleagues - and friends - in Brazil spent two months placing GPS trackers on illegal loggers in the Amazon. It's dangerous - but it helps us expose their crimes to the world. Greenpeace activists in Brazil spent monitoring...

Greenpeace Rolls Out the Green Carpet

Feature story | October 16, 2014 at 7:36

Greenpeace activists, together with community members from the coalfields around Witbank, have rolled out a green carpet outside the Department of Environmental Affairs, urging the National Air Quality Officer to reject Eskom’s application for...

Counting Down – 21 & 20 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 15, 2014

My 100km Training Weekend Saturday, 11 October 2014 & Sunday, 12 October 2014 This was my last weekend in South Africa before travelling to San Francisco, and from there onwards to Antarctica for the Last Desert Race. After...

Counting Down – 22 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 15, 2014

Four Deserts – Two Done, Two to Go Friday, 10 October 2014 The start of the 2014 Last Desert Race in Antarctica is fast approaching, and with only three weeks to go, there is not much time left for final training and...

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