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Greenpeace: Trafigura fine a set-back for Africa’s environmental justice

Feature story | November 21, 2012 at 12:43

Greenpeace Africa condemns the weak fine given to Trafigura Beheer BV as part of a plea bargain. This comes after the Dutch company and its chairman Dauphin were charged with illegally exporting waste to the Ivory Coast in 2006.

Herakles Farms Continues Forest Clearing in Cameroon

Feature story | November 20, 2012 at 10:35

A US-owned company is clearing natural forest in the southwest of Cameroon to establish a large-scale palm oil plantation, heightening social tension as serious questions about the legality of the project persist.

Time to strengthen fisheries enforcement to stop pirate fishing and end overfishing...

Feature story | November 15, 2012 at 11:30

The monitoring of tuna fisheries must be strengthened and transfers of fish at sea banned to end the overfishing crisis in the Indian Ocean, Greenpeace International said on Monday after it again found illegal fishing operations in the region.

Join Greenpeace Africa to march for a nuclear-free South Africa

Feature story | October 31, 2012 at 10:47

Together with civil society, we want to gather as many people as possible to show our support for a just energy solution. Please join us as we march to a nuclear-free future!

Illegal Fishing Vessels Found in Chagos Marine Reserve

Feature story | October 25, 2012 at 10:12

Greenpeace has found two illegal Sri Lankan fishing boats inside the Chagos marine reserve and has called on the UK government to enforce protection of this Indian Ocean reserve from pirate fishing.

Eskom Protest Activists Charged for Trespass Only

Feature story | October 24, 2012 at 12:05

Fourteen activists from three campaigning organisations -- groundWork, Earthlife Africa, and Greenpeace -- have been fined for “admission of guilt” on the offence of “trespass” at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court following their peaceful protest...

Activists remain in detention after peaceful Eskom protest

Feature story | October 23, 2012 at 19:37

Today, Greenpeace Africa, groundWork and Earthlife Africa took action against Eskom's reckless coal expansion at the utility's headquarters in Johannesburg. 14 activists were placed in police custody after the peaceful protest and taken to...

Eskom has failed South Africans: it's time for new management

Feature story | October 23, 2012 at 10:00

Today, we joined forces with two other environmental organisation - Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and groundWork, to put South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom, under new management.

Eskom Set to Accelerate Water Crisis

Feature story | October 16, 2012 at 20:19

Coal-fired electricity is a major threat to South Africa’s already stressed water resources – and Eskom’s new mega coal plants are set to make matters even worse, further compromising water access for the poor. Currently almost a million South...

Rainbow Warrior in Key Tuna Hub, Mauritius

Feature story | October 12, 2012 at 12:05

Greenpeace will hold talks with the Mauritian government and key stakeholders about sustainable tuna fisheries this weekend following the arrival of the Rainbow Warrior in Port Louis today.

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