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Food Security and Forest Protection in Cameroon

Feature story | April 18, 2013 at 10:29

Responding to a recent spate of industrial palm oil projects in Cameroon, Greenpeace Africa is working with a Cameroonian NGO to show how small-scale farming projects are a better development option -- for communities on the ground and Cameroon's...

Young explorers, Greenpeace plant flag on seabed at North Pole, call for global sanctuary

Feature story | April 16, 2013 at 9:02

In support of the global call for the protection of the Arctic, over 50 Greenpeace Africa supporters took part in a human banner on Saturday to echo the message that climate change has no borders. The human banner which read: " I ♥ ARCTIC" was...

Our Congratulations to Senegal's President, Macky Sall

Feature story | March 28, 2013 at 11:56

Greenpeace Africa congratulates President Macky Sall of Senegal on having won the "Excellence in National Stewardship of the Ocean" award in the 6th Edition of the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards.

Powering The Future: Renewable Energy Rollout in South Africa

Feature story | March 25, 2013 at 9:36

Our latest report, released on the eve of the BRICS summit in Durban, busts prevailing myths around green energy and reaffirms why renewables are the best option for powering South Africa.

Cut it out: How illegal logging in DRC threatens livelihoods, forests and trade

Feature story | March 4, 2013 at 12:43

Our latest report from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reveals how the country’s logging sector is in a state of “organised chaos”, with the DRC government’s so-called “battle against illegal logging” currently failing the Congolese people and...

Africa: Palm Oil's Final Frontier

Feature story | February 19, 2013 at 15:25

The palm oil industry has its eyes on new land in Africa's ancient rainforests, and it's not good news for local communities, biodiversity, or the climate.

State of the Nation ignores electricity crisis

Feature story | February 14, 2013 at 21:15

Today South Africans are faces sharply increasing electricity prices and an impending water crisis -- something the president seems to have missed in his State of the Nation Address.

NGOs Quit Stakeholder Forum Over Eskom Spying

Feature story | February 13, 2013 at 12:30

Environmental NGOs Earthlife, groundwork, and Greenpeace have suspended their participation in Eskom’s NGO forum following reports that Eskom contracted an intelligence company to spy on the organisations.

Eskom Spying: We Demand Answers

Feature story | February 1, 2013 at 8:36

Earlier this week it emerged that Eskom seems to have been spying on unions, employees, and environmental groups, including Greenpeace Africa, Earthlife Africa, and GroundWork.

Point of No Return in pictures

Feature story | January 23, 2013 at 14:07

The world is quickly reaching a point of no return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing on the current course will make it difficult, if not impossible, to prevent the widespread and catastrophic impacts of climate...

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