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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.

Greenpeace exposes another foreign trawler in Senegalese waters

Press release | February 20, 2012 at 11:18

Dakar, 20th February, 2012 - Today Greenpeace protested against foreign overfishing in Senegalese waters. Activists from Europe and Africa confronted a Lithuanian-flagged super pelagic trawler, the “Irivinga” and unveiled a banner reading “Stop...

Greenpeace and Senegalese Fishermen Cooperate to Tackle Overfishing

Press release | February 16, 2012 at 11:05

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, has docked today at the port of Dakar, where they were welcomed by more fifty artisanal fishermen with their traditional pirogues.

Greenpeace Statement on the State of the Nation Address

Press release | February 10, 2012 at 8:54

In his annual State of the Nation address this evening, President Zuma showed a total disregard for sustainable energy, asking citizens to save power until the two coal-fired power stations – Medupi and Kusile – come onboard in two years time.

Response to the Global Sustainability Panel's report, "Resilient People, Resilient...

Press release | January 31, 2012 at 12:48

It's time to end the perversity of taxpayers paying for fossil fuels which destroy our future and to admit that 'tinkering at the edges will not do the job' of achieving a sustainable future for all (1).

Our Statement on the clashes in Senegal

Press release | January 30, 2012 at 9:39

According to reliable sources, several violent outbreaks occurred last night in Senegal’s capital Dakar and other towns across the country. This follows the announcement by the Constitutional Court that incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade (90...

Over 6,000 Senegalese fishermen challenge politicians to put communities first

Press release | January 19, 2012 at 14:42

Today, the “My voice, my future” caravan organized by Greenpeace and small-scale fishing communities ended with a call on Senegalese politicians to take into account their concerns over the depletion of fish stocks and the massive impact of...

Greenpeace and Local Fishermen Call for Sustainable Fisheries Management in Senegal

Press release | January 14, 2012 at 8:00

Dakar, January 14, 2012 – Greenpeace Africa and Senegalese fishermen are calling on future leaders to review fisheries management legislation and to establish sustainable policies. Greenpeace has launched a caravan that will tour main cities and...

GIVE THIOF A CHANCE , says Greenpeace

Press release | September 21, 2011 at 14:45

We have growing concerns about Senegalese Maritime Economy Ministry’s decision to reduce biological recovery period to benefit national industrial fleet.

Statement on the Explosion at a French Nuclear Facility

Press release | September 13, 2011 at 9:53

Our first thoughts are for the family of the worker who died and those who have been injured at the Marcoule nuclear facility in France today.

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