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Rainbow Warrior in Key Tuna Hub, Mauritius

Feature story | October 12, 2012 at 12:05

Greenpeace will hold talks with the Mauritian government and key stakeholders about sustainable tuna fisheries this weekend following the arrival of the Rainbow Warrior in Port Louis today.

South Korea again bars Greenpeace staff from country to silence nuclear critics

Feature story | October 8, 2012 at 13:13

Greenpeace International nuclear campaigners have again been denied entry to South Korea, making it crystal clear the government in Seoul is trying to silence nuclear critics.

Two-week Surveillance with Mozambique Govt Comes to an End

Feature story | September 24, 2012 at 8:48

Today our cooperation with Mozambique’s Ministry of Fisheries comes to an end after two weeks. We have been patrolling a large portion of Mozambique’s waters and facilitating inspections of foreign fishing vessels that are targeting mainly tuna...

Japan Announces Nuclear Phase-Out by 2030

Feature story | September 15, 2012 at 8:08

Japan’s announcement that it is committing to phase out nuclear energy by 2030 and increase renewable energy by 30% is very welcome news – and another wake-up call for the South African government.

Industrial palm oil expansion in Africa: not to be at the cost of forests and people

Feature story | August 24, 2012 at 7:26

Industrial scale palm oil plantation is rapidly expanding in Africa. After a first expansion of palm oil in West Africa, major palm oil companies are now investing in Central Africa, in Cameroon in particular, a country considered as a model by...

Senegal's Catch of a Lifetime

Feature story | August 23, 2012 at 10:46

A heart-warming David and Goliath-type story from our oceans campaign in West Africa (with a happy ending).

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

Before a nuclear reactor lands on your doorstep, let's start at the very beginning with ten questions to get you clued up on what nuclear power is all about.

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