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To Zuma, with love: the Arctic 30

Feature story | November 18, 2013 at 8:00

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 14:51

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 8:22

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.

Desmond Tutu joins the call to free the Arctic 30

Feature story | October 17, 2013 at 10:27

Today, Archbishop Desmond Tutu added his voice to the global choir calling for the immediate release of the 28 Greenpeace International activists and two freelancers - the Arctic 30, who are detained in Russia following a peaceful protest to draw...

Kumi Naidoo asks for meeting with President Putin

Feature story | October 9, 2013 at 8:12

Today, Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin, offering to travel to Moscow as soon as possible to meet with Putin, in an effort to end the continued incarceration of 28 peaceful...

Taking Parliament to the Oceans

Feature story | October 7, 2013 at 12:06

As West African oceans face unprecedented pressure from international fishing vessels, Greenpeace is holding a workshop with Senegalese parliamentarians to discuss the impending crisis – and ways to turn it all around.

PICS: Day of Solidarity to Free the Arctic 30

Feature story | October 7, 2013 at 8:30

This weekend, over a hundred people around the country took part in the global day of solidarity demanding the release of 28 Greenpeace activists and 2 freelance journalists detained in Russia after a peaceful protest in the Arctic.

Coal 3 Dangerously Irresponsible

Feature story | August 23, 2013 at 9:04

Yesterday the South African government agreed to “act immediately” on steps toward the procurement of what it calls ‘Coal 3’ – yet another mega coal-fired power station.

More secrets, more money, less accountability

Feature story | July 29, 2013 at 5:00

In a recent article in the Mail and Guardian it was revealed that President Zuma has taken over as the chairperson of the National Nuclear Energy Coordinating committee.

Change Your Tuna

Feature story | July 15, 2013 at 8:26

Tuna is in trouble. It's is one of the world’s favourite fish, and the staple protein of millions, but it is overfished globally.

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