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Counting Down – 12 & 11 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 29, 2014

Fundraising Appeal Greetings from San Francisco! The Last Desert Race in Antarctica is getting close, very close, too close for comfort! With a few days to go before the start of the race I would like to make a special...

Counting Down – 14 & 13 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | October 21, 2014

Final Days in South Africa Saturday, 18 October 2014 & Sunday, 19 October 2014 Greetings from San Francisco I have just arrived in San Francisco after a 30 hour trip from Johannesburg. The past few days have been a hectic...

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...

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