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We did it - Levi's commits to Detox!

Feature story | December 13, 2012 at 15:00

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

South Africans join the global call to Detox Levi's

Feature story | December 11, 2012 at 8:01

Over the weekend South Africans activists joined the global call for Levi's to Detox their fashion. Over 700 activists in 81 cities around the world made their voices heard and demanded that Levi’s eliminate all hazardous chemical from its...

Greenpeace Ship Responding to Philippines Humanitarian Crisis

Feature story | December 10, 2012 at 11:04

The Greenpeace ship M/Y Esperanza is leaving the port of Manila today to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Mindanao following the massive typhoon Pablo.

Sustainable Fishing Week launched in Senegal

Feature story | December 5, 2012 at 12:32

On Monday, Greenpeace Africa and several Senegalese fishermen’s associations launched Sustainable Fishing week. This joint initiative will be taking place throughout the country, until the 8th of December, to raise awareness about the urgent need...

Join the Greenpeace flashmob for toxic-free fashion!

Feature story | November 22, 2012 at 8:50

Toxic-free fashion is the new trend, and we want YOU to lead the way!

Greenpeace: Trafigura fine a set-back for Africa’s environmental justice

Feature story | November 21, 2012 at 12:43

Greenpeace Africa condemns the weak fine given to Trafigura Beheer BV as part of a plea bargain. This comes after the Dutch company and its chairman Dauphin were charged with illegally exporting waste to the Ivory Coast in 2006.

Herakles Farms Continues Forest Clearing in Cameroon

Feature story | November 20, 2012 at 10:35

A US-owned company is clearing natural forest in the southwest of Cameroon to establish a large-scale palm oil plantation, heightening social tension as serious questions about the legality of the project persist.

Time to strengthen fisheries enforcement to stop pirate fishing and end overfishing...

Feature story | November 15, 2012 at 11:30

The monitoring of tuna fisheries must be strengthened and transfers of fish at sea banned to end the overfishing crisis in the Indian Ocean, Greenpeace International said on Monday after it again found illegal fishing operations in the region.

Join Greenpeace Africa to march for a nuclear-free South Africa

Feature story | October 31, 2012 at 10:47

Together with civil society, we want to gather as many people as possible to show our support for a just energy solution. Please join us as we march to a nuclear-free future!

Illegal Fishing Vessels Found in Chagos Marine Reserve

Feature story | October 25, 2012 at 10:12

Greenpeace has found two illegal Sri Lankan fishing boats inside the Chagos marine reserve and has called on the UK government to enforce protection of this Indian Ocean reserve from pirate fishing.

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