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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...

West African fishing communities say “no” to monster-boats

Press release | September 9, 2013 at 15:24

Nouakchott, September 9th, 2013 - Fishermen's organizations and civil society have supported that predatory boats are not welcome in West African waters this Sunday in Nouakchott.

Cabinet decision on third mega coal-fired power station completely reckless:...

Press release | August 23, 2013 at 11:05

Johannesburg, 23 August 2013: Reacting to the news that cabinet has approved moving forward with the so-called ‘coal 3’ mega coal-fired power station[1], Greenpeace has said:

'Coal 3' Irresponsible

Press release | August 23, 2013 at 8:45

Greenpeace Africa's response to South African cabinet having approved a way forward on the so-called 'coal 3' mega coal-fired power station.

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.

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