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Greenpeace Rolls Out the Green Carpet

Feature story | October 16, 2014 at 8:36

Greenpeace activists, together with community members from the coalfields around Witbank, have rolled out a green carpet outside the Department of Environmental Affairs, urging the National Air Quality Officer to reject Eskom’s application for...

Power from the Sun

Feature story | July 22, 2014 at 10:20

After months of hard work and long hours, the community-owned solar grid was finally unveiled just after midday. And as the switch was flicked to “ON”, the community went into a euphoric frenzy as if we were at a cricket ground during the world...

Greenpeace Partners With Greenpop at Platbos Reforest Fest

Feature story | June 4, 2014 at 9:19

"It's no secret that our planet is under a lot of stress, and good news about the environment can be pretty scarce at times. Greenpop's Reforest Fest is a fun, hands-on antidote to all that: a feel-good opportunity for us to reconnect with nature...

Huge Whale Meat Shipment Skips Port of Durban Because of South African Outrage

Feature story | April 14, 2014 at 10:27

A ship carrying 2,000 tons of endangered fin whale meat from Iceland, has decided not to enter the South African port of Durban.

Amnesty for the Arctic 30

Feature story | December 18, 2013 at 11:20

The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief after the Russian parliament voted to grant them amnesty. But they also declared: "There is no amnesty for the Arctic."

Stand firm, Mr. President

Feature story | December 5, 2013 at 10:30

The courageous steps taken by the Senegalese President to save his country’s fisheries, livelihoods of local communities, and to ensure food security of the population, need to be strengthened and supported.

Drumming for Justice Cape Town

Feature story | November 18, 2013 at 9:31

30 people face serious jail time after a peaceful protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. We can’t be silent in the face of such injustice.

To Zuma, with love: the Arctic 30

Feature story | November 18, 2013 at 9:00

Today, Greenpeace International Executive Director and former anti-Apartheid activist, Kumi Naidoo, called on South Africa's leader, President Jacob Zuma to speak up for the release of 30 men and women arrested for a peaceful protest in Russia.

Drumming For Justice

Feature story | November 13, 2013 at 15:51

30 people face serious jail time after a peaceful protest against oil drilling in the arctic. We can’t be silent in the face of such injustice. So we’re raising our voices. We’re lifting our vuvuzelas. We’re beating our drums for justice!

Eskom apologises for spying on NGOs

Feature story | November 12, 2013 at 9:22

In February this year, three environmental NGOs - groundWork, Earthlife Africa Jhb, and Greenpeace Africa quit Eskom's NGO forum following reports that Eskom contracted an intelligence company to spy on the them.

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