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Greenpeace intercepts super trawler Margiris in southern Australia

Press release | August 30, 2012 at 10:48

At 8.45am CST (time in Adelaide) Greenpeace activists on an inflatable boat intercepted the world's second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, and are blocking the monster ship's attempt to sneak into Port Lincoln in South Australia.

Greenpeace launches award-winning film on the increase of catch in Senegalese waters

Press release | August 24, 2012 at 15:59

Dakar, August 24th, 2012 -- Greenpeace today launched a ground-breaking documentary on the increase of catches by artisanal fishermen, three months after the new Senegalese government cancelled 29 fishing authorizations granted to foreign pelagic...

Greenpeace International head boards Gazprom Arctic oil platform

Press release | August 24, 2012 at 7:15

Pechora Sea, 24 August, 2012 — This morning a team of Greenpeace International activists - including Executive Director Kumi Naidoo - boarded Gazprom’s ‘Prirazlomnaya’ Arctic oil platform to demand that the Russian company abandon its...

The Marikana protests - Greenpeace condolence message

Press release | August 22, 2012 at 11:25

Our thoughts go out to the families and friends of those that lost their lives in the recent protests at the Marikana Platinum Mine.

SA consumers can make eco-friendly decisions, says Greenpeace as it launches new campaign

Press release | August 21, 2012 at 9:31

Johannesburg – Greenpeace Africa today launched a new campaign aimed at getting South African consumers to make greener and cleaner decisions in their day-to-day life. An online hub accompanies this campaign, driving the focus on consumers’ green...

Greenpeace Africa welcomes Rainbow Warrior to South Africa

Press release | August 13, 2012 at 8:45

Cape Town, August 10, 2012: Greenpeace’s latest and most environmentally friendly ship – the Rainbow Warrior is docked at Cape Town’s V & A Waterfront in South Africa. The ship arrived in the country ahead of schedule on Friday due to extreme...

Greenpeace launches solar-powered radio in DRC’s Oshwe community

Press release | July 11, 2012 at 10:59

Oshwe — Hundreds of Oshwe’s community members, today witnessed the launch of the first-ever solar-powered radio station in their province; a project supported by Greenpeace. In attendance were national, provincial and territorial authorities who...

Greenpeace blocks departure super trawler Margiris in IJmuiden

Press release | June 28, 2012 at 11:45

Dakar - Greenpeace currently blocks the super trawler Margiris in the Dutch port of IJmuiden, to prevent the ship leaving for Australia to empty vulnerable fishing grounds. Activists have put a chain around the screw and two climbers hang at the...

Greenpeace: Eskom and SA government responsible for threatening water crisis

Press release | June 25, 2012 at 11:24

JOHANNESBURG -- A water crisis is looming in South Africa, communities are at risk of losing access to water, and coal is right in the middle of it, according to a report released by Greenpeace today. This latest briefing is a stark reminder to...

Greenpeace Africa’s Response to Medupi Boiler Test

Press release | June 8, 2012 at 13:52

Today marks the first boiler pressure test at Medupi coal-fired power station – an event graced by SA President Zuma. Medupi's first unit is expected to start delivering electricity to the national grid by mid-2013.

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