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Eskom makes full disclosure and apologises to Greenpeace, groundWork and Earthlife...

Press release | November 11, 2013 at 15:25

Monday, 11 November 2013: Non-governmental groups groundWork, Earthlife Africa Jhb and Greenpeace Africa today agreed to re-join Eskom’s Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) forum after Eskom disclosed the extent, process and outcome of the...

Greenpeace responds to Hooliganism Charge

Press release | October 24, 2013 at 9:22

Amsterdam, October 23rd 2013: Commenting on reports that piracy charges against the Arctic 30 are to be dropped and replaced with a charge of hooliganism, Vladimir Chuprov of Greenpeace Russia said:

30 days of injustice: a wall of solidarity in South Africa to free the Arctic as part...

Press release | October 18, 2013 at 10:30

Johannesburg, 18th of October 2013 — Over 300 people in Johannesburg, today stood in solidarity with the Arctic 30 as they face their 30th day of detention by Russian authorities. This event is part of a global day of solidarity with nearly 10...

Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners write to Russian President Vladimir Putin over...

Press release | October 17, 2013 at 9:07

Johannesburg, 17th October 2013 - Eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu from South Africa, have written a joint letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin offering their support to twenty eight Greenpeace...

Greenpeace response on the vote of the EU-Mauritania Fisheries partnership agreement

Press release | October 15, 2013 at 8:03

Following the European Parliament’s vote on Tuesday October 8th 2013 for the new EU-Mauritania Fisheries partnership agreement, Greenpeace acknowledges that it is a significant step towards the defense of the interests of the Mauritanian...

Solidarity activities to Free the Arctic 30 take place in 140 cities worldwide

Press release | October 6, 2013 at 10:04

Over a hundred people around the country today took part in the global day of solidarity demanding the release of 28 Greenpeace activists and 2 freelance journalists detained in Russia after they were detained aboard a Greenpeace ship in the Arctic.

Emergency global day of solidarity planned in 80 cities to free the Arctic 30

Press release | October 4, 2013 at 13:54

Johannesburg/Dakar– On Saturday October 5th, thousands of people in South Africa and Senegal will take part in an emergency global day of solidarity with the Arctic 30, organised by Greenpeace.

Stop building new coal-fired power stations to avoid climate chaos, says Greenpeace

Press release | September 27, 2013 at 12:29

Pretoria, 27 September 2013 – On the same day as the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) [1] releases its Fifth Assessment Report dealing with the science behind climate change (AR5) [2], activists from Greenpeace Africa have staged a...

Greenpeace Africa opposes stifling of free speech over Herakles Farms Project, Cameroon

Press release | September 26, 2013 at 9:00

Johannesburg -- Greenpeace Africa strongly disagrees with the decision of Cameroonian authorities to forbid local NGO Nature Cameroon from informing residents of the threats posed by Herakles Farms palm oil project to their livelihoods and...

Reactive: MV SMART coal dump in Richards Bay

Press release | September 11, 2013 at 14:28

The situation at Richards Bay clearly illustrates South Africa's continued coal addiction and shows that coal is dirty however it is used, and wherever it goes. The impacts of coal are often difficult to predict, but are usually devastating both...

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