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March of the penguins

Blog entry by Akshey Kalra | January 15, 2018

This morning, people around the world are waking up to pictures of penguin sightings across the globe. The penguins have been spotted travelling on trains, arriving at international airports and at iconic landmarks. From Sydney to...

Recent engagements between Minister of Energy and civil society organisations

Press release | December 7, 2017 at 11:59

Below we set out key events in recent engagements between Minister of Energy David Mahlobo and civil society organisations around the Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity and the Energy Indaba scheduled for 7-8 December 2017.

A cost that curses!

Blog entry by Prudence Wanko | December 1, 2017

On November 21st, s the World was celebrating Fisheries Day, Greenpeace Africa chose this symbolic date to publish its report” The cost of ocean Destruction” The cost is huge, the damages numerous and difficult to quantify. ...

Activists close down the Department of Environmental Affairs, Pretoria

Press release | November 30, 2017 at 7:00

30 November, 2017: Greenpeace Africa and Earthlife Africa Jhb activists have today confronted the Department of Environmental Affairs by blocking the main entrance to the Department with nuclear barrels. The activists made a public demand that...

Urgent action needed to solve West African food security threat

Press release | November 21, 2017 at 8:41

Let the Moratorium be!

Blog entry by Victorine Che Thoener | November 20, 2017

With the recent confirmation that the Congo Basin forest hosts the world’s biggest tropical peatland, the importance of this forest is now drawing global attention. It has a huge role to play in the protection of our global climate. ...

We achieved a lot together during our forest ship tour

Blog entry by Lerato Tsotetsi | November 15, 2017

It must be said over and over, that the Congo Basin forest is the second largest rainforest in the world ! It is majestic and beautiful, it is a home and the doctor’s office to animals and humans alike. This forest harbours...

Statement on the announcement that the government of Democratic Republic of Congo...

Press release | November 14, 2017 at 9:48

Bonn, 12 November 2017: We are alarmed that, as it speaks at COP23 on behalf of the Coalition for Rainforest Nations on the importance of protecting its forests, the government of DRC has held a meeting in Kinshasa on 10 November to start a...

Nuclear plans for South Africa will face resistance at all levels

Press release | November 14, 2017 at 8:58

Johannesburg, 13 November 2017: Earthlife Africa Jhb, Greenpeace Africa and SAFCEI have officially filed a notice informing the Department of Environmental Affairs that the three organisations intend to jointly appeal the environmental...

Congolese officials stop Greenpeace Africa awareness campaign about the importance of...

Press release | November 13, 2017 at 16:19

Pointe Noire, 10 November 2017. Greenpeace’s ship – the Esperanza was barred on Tuesday from berthing at the port of Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo. For two days, the ship had anchored in Congolese waters. But port and government...

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