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New findings: Millions of hectares of customary land stolen for logging

Feature story | July 30, 2012 at 11:01

A massive land grab has occurred in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the impact on communities across the country has been devastating. Greenpeace has produced a new report that details the extent of the damage.

Solar-powered radio launched in Oshwe, DRC

Feature story | July 11, 2012 at 11:15

Today Greenpeace launched Africa's first solar-powered radio station in Oshwe, in the DRC. Hundreds of community members and leaders came out to witness the event. Authorities applauded efforts to increase this remote community’s access to basic...

No Nuclear in Africa!

Feature story | May 28, 2012 at 12:03

Greenpeace activists protested this morning outside a pro-nuclear conference in Sandton where South Africa’s Deputy President and the Minister of Energy were due to talk.

A Beginner's Guide To Nuclear Power

Feature story | May 17, 2012 at 10:52

Nuclear power, once the domain of scientists in labs and far away from the thoughts of the rest of us, is fast becoming a debate held between every day people.

An Open Letter to the Congolese Government: Stop Oil Exploration in Virunga National Park

Feature story | May 8, 2012 at 11:41

A British oil company, SOCO, and others including Total, are looking to explore for oil reserves in the Virunga National Park.

Senegal cancels fishing licenses for 29 foreign trawlers: our congratulations to the...

Feature story | May 4, 2012 at 11:50

An open letter of congratulations to the Senegalese Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, from Greenpeace Africa.

Sustainable Intensification in Africa feeds the greedy agribusiness

Feature story | May 4, 2012 at 11:25

There is an old ironic saying that goes ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’. There is a broader social truth to it: that people, if well fed and nourished, tend to be more content with life.

Is Eskom prepared to act to save South Africa’s water? Challenge them now!

Feature story | April 25, 2012 at 12:16

We hear the word ‘crisis’ regularly in South Africa at the moment. It’s easy to start thinking that perhaps analysts are over-reacting – surely things can’t possibly be that bad?

Foreign vessels sucking the life from Africa’s fisheries

Feature story | April 10, 2012 at 10:50

As West African leaders becoming increasingly outspoken about overfishing, we are continuing our protest against European factory trawlers that are emptying seas and putting the future of local coastal communities at risk.

Greenpeace Staff Blocked From Entering South Korea

Feature story | April 3, 2012 at 13:16

Yesterday morning, three senior Greenpeace staff members were denied entry to South Korea. They were accompanying the organisation’s International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo as part of a delegation going to meet with political and NGO leaders...

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