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Lifting DRC’s Moratorium on Logging Expansion Unacceptable

Press release | February 22, 2011 at 12:53

Greenpeace today expressed its serious concerns regarding the announcement made by the Democratic Republic of Congo Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism Minister José Endundo to legalise 15 additional logging titles in the Congo...

Go renewable, get more jobs, Greenpeace urges President Zuma

Press release | February 9, 2011 at 14:04

As President Zuma prepares for his State of the Nation Address tomorrow, Greenpeace urges him to put South Africa on track for a clean and sustainable energy future, thus providing a number of new jobs, as part of his move to declare 2011 the...

Greenpeace calls for solutions to Fishermen’s Plight

Press release | February 8, 2011 at 15:11

The recent strike by artisanal fishermen in Senegal’s Joal – Fadiouth community in Mbour is a clear indication of serious damage caused by industrial fishing fleets operating off the West African coast. Greenpeace continues to condemn fishing...

Let's Do it in Durban!

Press release | December 11, 2010 at 11:19

The climate summit in Cancun has built momentum, but much more work needs to be done to save the climate. Now Greenpeace looks ahead to next year's climate talks, urging South Africans and the world, to 'do it in Durban'.

Climate Refugee "Animals" Push Climate Change on to the Agenda

Press release | December 3, 2010 at 7:02

Greenpeace activists dressed as polar bears and the big five gathered today at Johannesburg's Gandhi square to highlight climate change. They held banners reading “My house in the Arctic melted” and “Water hole dried-up, need new home”.

Cancun Climate Talks

Press release | November 30, 2010 at 10:33

Greenpeace today challenged the South African government to build momentum for a strong climate deal at the climate talks in Cancun, Mexico.

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...

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