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  • One million stand up for the Tapajós River!

    Blogpost by ltsotets - July 13, 2016 at 10:20

    The global campaign for the protection of the Tapajos River and Munduruku people has received the support of one million people coinciding with the visit of Greenpeace International Executive Director, Bunny Mcdiarmid.

    Bunny McDiarmid is in the heart... Read more >

  • Loud alarm bells for growth in environmental crime, who is listening?

    Blogpost by Hilde Stroot - June 24, 2016 at 14:59

    On the 4th of June, on the eve of World Environment Day, UNEP and Interpol raised the alarm bells loudly: environmental crime is growing at an alarming pace, and has now become the world's fourth-largest crime after drug smuggling, counterfeiting and ... Read more >

  • The biggest sun plant in the solar orchard

    Blogpost by Sphume Msomi - June 23, 2016 at 12:21

    Last week the Solar Lovers participated in a Solar Expo in Wonderboom Junction North of the City of Pretoria from the 6 to the 19th of June 2016.

    Wonderboom Junction north of the city center is currently having the largest rooftop solar plant in Sout...

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  • Take the better eating challenge

    Blogpost by Sue Dibb and Davin Hutchins - June 17, 2016 at 13:26

    It's back! Today is #WorldMeatFreeDay, a great time to think about how the everyday choices we make about the food we eat can impact our health and the health of the planet. 

    From deforestation to water pollution and climate change, the mark that ind... Read more >

  • Sight on the target - Tackling destructive fishing

    Blogpost by Delwyn Pillay - June 17, 2016 at 13:04

    Now that I’m back from my mission on our biggest, fastest Greenpeace ship the Esperanza as part of the #justnottuna expedition. I get a chance to reflect on my experience been on board the majestic Esperanza and been part of the #justnottuna 2016 ex...

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  • The Shopper's Voice

    Blogpost by Spume Msomi - June 14, 2016 at 18:09

    The Solar Lover Dairy - Part 3 

    Being a Solar Lover is about meeting people and talking to them about renewable energy. It is about getting to know how people really feel about the electricity crisis in the country.

    When we introduce the campaign, t... Read more >

  • 12 Things You Can Do To Start Eco-Food Revolution

    Blogpost by ltsotets - June 10, 2016 at 15:26

    We literally have the power to change the world. When we tell our families and friends why ecological farming makes sense, we start to heal our bodies and the planet. We can make smarter food choices when we shop, cook or go out to eat.

    When we work... Read more >

  • The Sun is the center of it all…

    Blogpost by Spume Msomi - June 6, 2016 at 19:12

    The diary of a Solar Lover - Part 2

    The sun has been around for more than 4.5 billion years and its mass is around 330,000 times that of Earth. It is three quarters hydrogen which is being converted into helium.

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    The sun will be burning for a very ...

  • Greenpeace leaves the CECAF meeting with mixed feelings

    Blogpost by Marie Suzanne Traoré - May 31, 2016 at 17:19

    After four years without any annual meetings, the CECAF (Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic) got together. Millions of people depend on fish resources in the region and the common wealth that lies in our ocean ecosystems is being stead... Read more >

  • Shopping on Sunshine

    Blogpost by Spume Msomi - May 31, 2016 at 17:19

    The diary of a Solar Lover - Part 1

    The Renewable Energy Champions Campaign is a Greenpeace Africa campaign aimed at getting the country’s top five retailers, Woolworths, Pick n Pay, Spar, Massmart and Shoprite, to show solar energy some love by maki...

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