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  • News worth celebrating! Megadam in the heart of Amazon cancelled

    Blogpost by Danicley Aguiar - August 8, 2016 at 10:34

    This Wednesday, I had barely had breakfast when I was surprised by some absolutely amazing news: the Brazilian environmental agency – IBAMA – announced it would cancel the process for licensing the São Luiz do Tapajós (SLT) megadam in the heart of t... Read more >

  • My vote will change the world

    Blogpost by Sphume Msomi - August 1, 2016 at 11:04

    I have voted once in my life, this will be the second vote I am casting, I will vote for the same political party as I did the first time I voted. Voting in 2016 is worth it. I am afraid but I can see the events are calling for my vote. What I make of...

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  • It’s election time! Since 1994, what progress?

    Blogpost by Stanley Mbatha - August 1, 2016 at 10:49

    Eish! Its Local Election time again… What do they mean to me? I have voted in every single election since 1994, it’s all about bread and butter issues unlike national elections.

    I remember voting for the first time, having been born and lived in the ... Read more >

  • Mandela, an instrument of hope

    Blogpost by Spume Msomi - July 21, 2016 at 16:05

    Mandela

    Yes, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was an incredible man. He lived his life with his fist constantly held up high ready for battle, fighting for the sustainability of all mankind, the Black, Colored, Indian living in South Africa. He challenged the whit...

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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 >

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