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Ghana's decision to fight destructive overfishing timely

Press release | August 8, 2013 at 12:00

Greenpeace reacts to reports that the Ghanaian government has decided to fight vigorously against rampant looting and overfishing; and has subsequently imposed a fine of US dollars 3.1 million on 10 companies for illegal, unreported and...

US palm oil project would destroy endangered chimpanzee habitat in Cameroon

Press release | August 8, 2013 at 7:00

Johannesburg, 8 August 2013- The endangered Chimpanzee stands to have swathes of its forest habitat in Cameroon destroyed if a US company’s controversial plans to establish a palm oil plantation in the area are not stopped.

Ship capsizes in Senegalese Marine Park

Press release | August 6, 2013 at 10:26

Dakar, August 5, 2013 - Greenpeace Africa calls on the government of Senegal to act swiftly to preserve protect the marine species of the National Park of Madeleine Island, after a Spanish purse seiner capsized in this protected marine area...

Greenpeace statement on Senegalese government decision to maintain freeze on fishing...

Press release | June 24, 2013 at 8:40

Dakar, 21 June 2013 — Greenpeace welcomes the commitment of the Government of Senegal following its decision to maintain the freeze on the pelagic fishing authorizations previously granted to foreign trawlers. This announcement was made after an...

Greenpeace and the artisanal fishermen of Senegal celebrate World Oceans Day, as a...

Press release | June 10, 2013 at 8:21

Joal, June 08, 2013 - Today, Greenpeace Africa and the artisanal fishermen of Joal, a Senegalese fishing village, celebrate World Oceans Day as a symbol of hope and responsibility.

Greenpeace Africa deeply concerned by the lifting of suspension on Herakles Farms'...

Press release | June 6, 2013 at 15:38

Amsterdam - Greenpeace and the Oakland Institute are deeply concerned by the Cameroonian government’s decision to lift their suspension of Herakles Farms’ forest clearing activities.

Sun rises on South Africa’s clean energy future – Greenpeace

Press release | May 28, 2013 at 14:38

Johannesburg, May 29 2013: Greenpeace Africa today, unveiled its new solar electrification project which will power the organisation’s office in Johannesburg on clean renewable energy. The installation which includes over 40 solar panels and an...

Cameroonian Ministry for Forestry Orders Herakles Farms to Suspend Forest Clearance

Press release | May 22, 2013 at 15:30

Johannesburg, May 22nd 2013 -- After years of controversy surrounding Herakles Farms’ proposed palm oil plantation, the Cameroonian Ministry for Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF) has ordered the company to suspend all logging at its main worksite at...

Greenpeace Africa welcomes FSC decision to disassociate from timber company Danzer...

Press release | May 21, 2013 at 10:02

Johannesburg, 21 May 2013 – Greenpeace Africa welcomes the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) decision to disassociate from the timber multinational Danzer Group following a complaint that one of the company’s former subsidiaries was involved in...

Greenpeace calls on President Macky Sall to keep on freezing fishing licenses of...

Press release | May 17, 2013 at 8:50

Dakar, May 15, 2013: On the occasion of the official ceremony of “Peter Benchley Ocean Awards”, and particularly with the prize awarded to President Macky Sall for his decision to freeze fishing licenses to foreign trawlers, Greenpeace calls on...

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