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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...

Lessons from Fukushima nuclear disaster point at similar risks in SA

Press release | February 28, 2012 at 10:21

Johannesburg, February 28, 2012 - Greenpeace today released “Lessons from Fukushima”, a new report which shows that it was not a natural disaster which led to the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant on Japan’s east coast but the...

Greenpeace: EU subsidized fishing fleets plundering West Africa’s water

Press release | February 27, 2012 at 15:56

Noakchott / Mauritania, 27th of February 2012 – A report released by Greenpeace today highlights the industrial-scale overfishing by European vessels in West African waters as a result of failed European Union (EU) fishing rules (1). At the same...

Fukushima Accident Proves that Nuclear is Dangerous: Greenpeace

Press release | February 27, 2012 at 10:39

Johannesburg, 27 February 2012 – Greenpeace today urges the South African government to learn from the lessons of Fukushinma and to stop the use of nuclear in South Africa’s energy mix. Almost a year after the Fukushima nuclear disaster...

Greenpeace Statement on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Budget Speech

Press release | February 22, 2012 at 15:04

Greenpeace applauds proposals outlined by Pravin Gordhan in the budget speech today, aimed at revamping the economy and improving the lives of South Africans.

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