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Greenpeace Statement on the Election of Senegal's Next President

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 19:10

Greenpeace takes this opportunity to congratulate President-elect Macky Sall following his successful bid to become the fourth president of the Republic of Senegal.

Scandal over coastal pelagic fishing licenses

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 11:51

Dakar, March 22, 2012 – Greenpeace today reminded the Senegalese Maritime Economy minister to ensure that fishing license laws are strictly enforced. This follows reports of impunity and the granting of illegal fishing to foreign pelagic...

New Greenpeace Research: Washing Big Name Brands Makes Consumers Polluters

Press release | March 20, 2012 at 13:31

Amsterdam, 20th March 2012 – Greenpeace today released evidence (1) that hazardous chemical residues in clothing items sold by major brands (2) are released into public waterways when they are washed by consumers. Once entering our rivers, lakes...

Greenpeace stops super trawler emptying African waters as EU ministers prepare to...

Press release | March 15, 2012 at 11:44

Nouadhibou - Brussels, 15 March 2012 – Greenpeace today took action at sea in West Africa, as European ministers prepare to meet Monday and Tuesday next week to discuss the reform of the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) (1) and its impact on...

Massive plunder of Africa’s future

Press release | March 13, 2012 at 13:35

Nouakchott/Mauritania, 13 March 2012 – Activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise today painted four floating fish factory trawlers with “PLUNDER!” The vessels Margiris, Franziska, Dirk Diederik and Willem van der Zwan are Lithuanian,...

Greenpeace declares West African waters as no-go zone for illegal fishing vessels

Press release | March 9, 2012 at 10:32

Dakar, March 08, 2012—Greenpeace acknowledges efforts by the Senegalese authorities to summon serial offender “Oleg Naydenov” and impose a bail corresponding to the maximum fine of 30 million FCFA, following information submitted by activists who...

Nuclear Energy not now, not ever, says Greenpeace

Press release | March 5, 2012 at 6:58

Cape Town, 5 March 2012 – Activists from Greenpeace Africa have today placed look-a-like radioactive barrels on Three Anchor Bay beach in Sea Point, Cape Town to highlight the risks and true costs associated with nuclear power. Through the...

Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | March 1, 2012 at 15:32

Xerox, National Geographic, Danone and many more implicated Jakarta, march 1st 2012 -- A year long Greenpeace investigation into the world’s third largest pulp and paper producer, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), has found that the company is...

Greenpeace statement on Water and Enivronmental Affairs Minister’s announcement on...

Press release | February 29, 2012 at 15:21

Melita Steele, Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace Africa said: “Greenpeace believes that the South African government is interpreting the water crisis in an interesting manner: the investments in mega coal-fired power stations like...

Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel’s lack of leadership exposed

Press release | February 28, 2012 at 11:02

New Delhi/Bangalore, Feb 28th, 2012: With the Mobile World Congress 2012 underway at Barcelona where top telecom corporate leaders from emerging markets are addressing a tech gathering, Greenpeace today released the briefing paper on...

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