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  • Which is the Antarctic's top penguin?

    Blogpost by Willie Mackenzie - January 20, 2018 at 13:16

    Not every penguin is up to the challenge of living in the Antarctic, but those that do are a special sort of awesome. Remember, they don’t have the luxury of being able to fly away again if the weather turns bad. Read more >

    In honour of Penguin Awareness Day to...

  • Setting sail to protect the Antarctic

    Blogpost by Will McCallum - January 15, 2018 at 10:51

    As I write this, the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, is sailing South. For the next three months, the crew will be working alongside a team of campaigners, photographers, film-makers, scientists and journalists from across the globe to build the case ... Read more >

  • March of the penguins

    Blogpost by Akshey Kalra - January 15, 2018 at 10:40

    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 Buenos Aires and fro...

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  • A cost that curses!

    Blogpost by Prudence Wanko - December 1, 2017 at 14:01

    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.

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    From authorised to il...

  • The Department of Environmental Affairs is selling our future to the highest bidder

    Blogpost by Penny-Jane Cooke - November 29, 2017 at 15:39

    The Department of Environmental Affairs is responsible for ensuring that our constitutional right to a healthy environment is realised, but recently the Department went against all of those principles when they granted an Environmental Authorisation f...

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  • Let the Moratorium be!

    Blogpost by Victorine Che Thoener - November 20, 2017 at 12:13

    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.

    The Democratic Re...

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  • We achieved a lot together during our forest ship tour

    Blogpost by Lerato Tsotetsi - November 15, 2017 at 12:30

    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 the most diverse assemblage...

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  • The Congo Basin forests made us dance

    Blogpost by Hermann Fondjo - November 7, 2017 at 15:20

    The Congo Basin forests made us dance

    My name is Hermann Fondjo and I am an environmentalist activist and a volunteer for Greenpeace Africa. As the journey of the Greenpeace ship the Esperanza takes it along the coast of the Congo Basin countries, an exceptional clip has been dedicated ... Read more >

  • My experience of a lifetime as a Greenpeace Africa Volunteer

    I saw a fully loaded truck of timber while I was travelling to Douala a year ago. I often see trucks like this carry three logs at a time but this one carried only two long logs. One of the... Read more >

  • Why we’re sailing into the Congo Basin forest!

    Blogpost by Mike Fincken - October 25, 2017 at 15:03

     By Mike Fincken

    A muddy carpet of water rolls out hundreds of miles into the ocean from the second largest river in the world. The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is touched by the Congo Basin long before land is sighted.

    We are not here to see chimpanze...

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