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No Nuclear in Africa!

Feature story | May 28, 2012 at 13:03

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 11:52

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.

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

Feature story | May 8, 2012 at 12:41

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 12:50

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 12:25

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 13:16

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 11:50

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 14:16

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...

The Human Costs of Foreign Fishing

Feature story | March 19, 2012 at 9:43

The effects that foreign trawlers are having in African waters are not simply confined to our fisheries. They are having strong ripple effects in local communities as well.

Activists stop Mega Trawler Emptying African Seas

Feature story | March 8, 2012 at 17:10

Activists onboard a Greenpeace ship have stopped the fishing activities of a massive German trawler by chaining an inflatable boat between the fishing net and the trawler.

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