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#BridgesNotWalls, It’s Time for Solidarity, Love and Hope

Blog entry by Greenpeace Africa | January 18, 2017

This Friday, January 20th, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, after a year when the politics of hate, fear and division blossomed around the world. We at Greenpeace are rejecting the message...

It’s 6 goals to green o’clock!

Blog entry by Lerato Tsotetsi | January 12, 2017

This very smart 4 year old inspired me to think differently of fulfilling the sometimes scary “new year’s resolutions”. With a new year, most of us feel inspired and empowered to change, stop and/or start new habits, what if we did...

How does ‘organic food’ affect your body?

Blog entry by Kenji Ishihara | January 4, 2017

Is the food you and your family eat everyday really free from synthetic chemical pesticides?  Join us. Challenge yourself to switch to organic food  and help promote pesticide-free food for families everywhere. Together, we can fix the...

2016, a year of Pioneering and Trailblazing

Blog entry by Sphume Msomi | December 13, 2016

At our staff end of the year party, our Finance Director, Gert, summarized our 2016 as “ the year of many changes .” Yes, I remember, I had to pack my desk within 3 week’s notice, and get ready to leave our cozy home in Melville...

Waste no time - start volunteering!

Blog entry by Thato Mokale | December 5, 2016

Thato is a Greenpeace volunteer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She’d like you to do the same, to ACT for a cause close to your heart and here’s why! “I decided to volunteer for Greenpeace Africa because of the environmental...

Black Anniversary to SGSOC!

Blog entry by Chief Ejeba Ewane Joseph & Chief Ekue John Epimba | November 25, 2016

Sithe Global Sustainable Oils Cameroon (SGSOC), your provisional grant began on the 25th of November 2013 and today November 25 marks the end of your provisional grant. Thus, we the chiefs of Ikoti and Babensi II would like to present...

New trade protections for sharks - but are they enough?

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | November 18, 2016

All rights reserved . Credit: BBC, Carlos Aguilera Hoo-RAY! A Mobular ray leaps from the ocean after hearing about the new CITES protection for sharks. Like it or not, around the world many species of...

What to expect during COP22 - our expectations for the results

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan | November 7, 2016

With the Paris Agreement coming into force the week before this big  UN climate meeting , the timing couldn’t be better for swiftly moving forward. Paris accelerates the transition to the zero carbon economy that is already...

The inevitable transformation - why swift action is needed to stay below 1.5

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan | November 7, 2016

Last year, 197 countries adopted the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. Today (November 4th) it comes into force, in one of the fastest ratifications of any international agreement. In 2015 at COP21 in Paris,...

Whale Fail – no new sanctuary in the South Atlantic (again).

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | October 25, 2016

All rights reserved . Credit: Twitter Bad news from the 2016 International Whaling Commission meeting – as the first significant vote was another disappointment for whales and supporters of conservation.

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