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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • 7 things you can do for the planet this Earth Day

    Blogpost by Dawn Bickett - April 22, 2016 at 11:42

    More than 45 years ago – on the very first Earth Day – tens of millions of people decided to do something about environmental destruction. They rallied against pollution, oil spills, pesticides and deforestation… issues that continue to resonate with ...

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  • Honourable Minister, it is not too late to fix the situation!

    Blogpost by Prudence Wanko - April 11, 2016 at 14:07

    Your predecessors have legitimized a form of illegal unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU), by allowing fishing companies to underreport the gross tonnage of their industrial vessels for more than thirty years in Senegal. They have enabled these ve... Read more >

  • Chinese firms are importing large quantities of wood which may be illegally cut from African rainforests – according to an ongoing Greenpeace investigation into one of the leading Cameroonian suppliers of logs.

    The investigation comes after various... Read more >

  • Evening on the Esperanza

    Blogpost by Sarah Visser - March 18, 2016 at 14:46

    After driving two hundred kilometers in a car with no air-con and hardly any fresh air, I finally found my way around a rather confusing harbor till I saw that familiar bright green color that we all know brands Greenpeace’s boats. Despite the grasp... Read more >

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