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Greenpeace and Senegalese fishermen unite to tackle overfishing

Feature story | February 16, 2012 at 8:00

One of our ships, the Arctic Sunrise, has just arrived in Dakar. It was welcomed by more than fifty local fishermen, eager to tackle the problem of overfishing in their waters.

Marking One Year Since Fukushima at Universities across South Africa

Feature story | February 15, 2012 at 10:13

This March will mark one year since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. A year on, people are still suffering the effects of this catastrophe, proving that governments and the nuclear industry have not been honest about the risks of...

6000 Senegalese Fishermen tell their Government, "Make Fishing a Priority Now!"

Feature story | January 24, 2012 at 9:18

We asked Senegalese fishermen what they want their government to do for the local fishing industry. Instead of one answer, we received a shout, a cry, a unanimous chorus – “Make sustainable fishing a priority!”

Politicians Listen to the Polluters at UN climate talks

Feature story | December 11, 2011 at 4:42

UN climate talks in Durban have ended the same way they began, in failure. Governments at the UN climate talks have chosen to listen to the polluters over the people and failed to reinforce previous climate saving measures and have steered clear...

Kumi Naidoo and Greenpeace Activists Removed From COP17 and Banned From Building

Feature story | December 9, 2011 at 17:42

Kumi Naidoo of Greenpeace has been removed from the Durban conference centre and has been banned from the building.

Greenpeace Occupies Global Business Day Conference

Feature story | December 4, 2011 at 12:54

Seven Greenpeace climbers who peacefully occupied the World Business Council on Sustainable Development conference were arrested during an attempt to hang a banner demanding “Listen to the People, not the Polluters”.

Greenpeace Gives Climate Change A Face

Feature story | November 30, 2011 at 13:05

Today, Greenpeace will show the true face of the problem in "The Weather Gods", a hard hitting documentary that tells the story of the people in the front line of climate change; rural communities in Mali and Kenya and South Africa.

Durban Climate Talks: SA Must Show Leadership

Feature story | November 27, 2011 at 12:14

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our Governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

Intact Forest Landscapes: Why it is crucial to protect them from industrial exploitation

Feature story | November 25, 2011 at 11:03

Following the release of a new report compiling the latest science about large intact forests landscapes (IFLs), their critical importance for people, biodiversity and climate, and the consequences of fragmenting them (in particular via logging...

‘Polluticians’ Occupying the Climate

Feature story | November 22, 2011 at 13:39

Our latest report, entitled ‘Who’s Holding us Back?’, reveals how a handful of major corporations are adversely influencing governments, and polluting the political process on climate legislation.

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