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Greenpeace Welcomes Durban as Host City for Climate Conference

Press release | November 16, 2010 at 10:58

Durban has been chosen as the host city for next November’s critical climate conference – a year before the historic Kyoto Protocol expires. Greenpeace Africa welcomes the announcement calling it a unique opportunity for South Africa in the fight...

Renewables way to go, says Greenpeace

Press release | October 8, 2010 at 15:20

Johannesburg, October 8 2010- - Greenpeace urges the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Energy (IMC) to consider an energy mix which among others calls for a nuclear free energy future. This follows the approval of the release of the Executive...

Greenpeace delivers Niger's waste at EU's Door

Press release | October 7, 2010 at 8:45

Brussels, October 7 2010 – Samples of radioactive waste from Niger were among those taken by Greenpeace today to the entry of the European Parliament as a reminder that there is no solution to nuclear waste. This comes as the parliamentarians...

Greenpeace Delivers Emergency Oceans Rescue Plan In Advance of Biodiversity Convention

Press release | October 4, 2010 at 10:55

Amsterdam, 4 October 2010 – As governments prepare for the meeting of Convention on Biological Diversity(1) later this month in Japan, Greenpeace is releasing its “Emergency Oceans Rescue Plan,” a roadmap for policy-makers to create a global...

Greenpeace witnesses DRC’s Oshwe Communities Protest Against Logging Company

Press release | September 23, 2010 at 11:23

Kinshasa, September 22, 2010: Greenpeace urges the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to clean up the industrial logging sector and to stop its expansion. This call echoes that of hundreds of community representatives from Oshwe...

Ivorian drivers ask Trafigura for apologies

Press release | September 10, 2010 at 15:36

Two of the Ivorians who transported poisonous waste from oil giant Trafigura in 2006 made several attempts this week to get in touch with the management at the head office in Amsterdam. The men wanted to ask the billion dollar company to...

Unjust Sentence for Anti-whaling Activists Condemned by Greenpeace

Press release | September 6, 2010 at 8:33

Pretoria, September 6, 2010 – Volunteers standing outside the Japanese Embassy in Pretoria have joined other Greenpeace activists in condemning as disproportionate and unjust a one year jail term, suspended for three years, imposed on two...

Arctic Drama as Greenpeace halts dangerous oil drill operation

Press release | August 31, 2010 at 9:48

Baffin Bay, Greenland - Campaigners have evaded a huge military security operation to scale a controversial oil rig in the freezing seas off Greenland. At dawn this morning four expert climbers in inflatable speedboats dodged Danish Navy...

Saving the climate equals thousands of new jobs in the energy sector, reveals Greenpeace

Press release | August 13, 2010 at 0:01

Johannesburg, 13 August 2010 – South Africans could see the creation of 78000 new jobs in less than 20 years if the government seizes the opportunity to go green, according to a report released by Greenpeace Africa and conducted by Australian...

Greenpeace delighted with conviction of Trafigura for exporting toxic waste

Press release | July 26, 2010 at 9:38

Oil giant Trafigura was convicted by the court in Amsterdam today for illegally exporting toxic waste from the port of Amsterdam to Côte d'Ivoire. Trafigura was also found guilty of concealing the nature of the waste when it was submitted to the...

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