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BRICS 2013: “Is the future of Renewable Energy in good hands?“ questions Greenpeace

Press release | March 25, 2013 at 11:16

Durban, March 25, 2012: Wrong energy choices, informed by vested interests in coal and nuclear are stopping millions of South Africans from accessing electricity. According to a new Greenpeace report released today, misconceptions around...

FV Margris super trawler out of Port Melbourne

Press release | March 18, 2013 at 11:08

Dakar, March 15 2013 – Greenpeace Africa today reminded the super Trawler Margiris that it is not welcome in the West African waters after it was yesterday escorted out of Australia’s Port Melbourne (by Greenpeace activists carrying banners...

South African teen creates captivating design

Press release | March 15, 2013 at 12:50

In a contest that inspired youth from around the world to create a flag that would symbolise peace, hope and global community, Greenpeace Africa supporter Margot Maritz was one of the top five entries; her design (below) was described as colorful...

Dongwon industries face criminal charges in Liberia

Press release | March 14, 2013 at 8:09

Dakar, 13 March 2013 -- Korea's largest tuna company, Dongwon Industries, is facing criminal charges in Liberia for forging official government documents, as well as penalties for its illegal fishing activities in African waters. In response,...

Fukushima Commemoration: Greenpeace demands transparency and improved liability...

Press release | March 11, 2013 at 9:49

Johannesburg, March 11, 2013 – Greenpeace Africa today commemorated the 2nd anniversary of the Fukushima disaster with a call to the South African government to ensure transparency and accountability in the nuclear build process.

‘Organised Chaos’ in DR Congo’s Logging Sector Threatens Livelihoods, Forests and Trade

Press release | March 4, 2013 at 10:30

Kinshasa, 4 March 2013 -- The logging sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is in a state of “organised chaos”, according to a new report from Greenpeace Africa, which details how the DRC government’s so-called “battle against illegal...

Greenpeace launches new campaign to protect the iconic Senegalese "thiof" (white...

Press release | February 22, 2013 at 15:00

Dakar, 22 February 2013 – Greenpeace Africa today inaugurated a new campaign called "Save the "thiof" , as a reminder not only to Senegalese but also to the world to conserve this threatened fish. Overexploited, the "thiof" whose scientific name...

Cameroon’s Forest Communities Threatened by Monster Palm Oil Project

Press release | February 19, 2013 at 15:00

Johannesburg, 19 February 2013 – A controversial proposed palm oil plantation in Cameroon by New York-based agribusiness Herakles Farms, threatens the livelihoods of communities living in the coastal rainforest of Cameroon, and would release...

Fukushima suffering continues, but nuclear regulations make the public pay - a case...

Press release | February 19, 2013 at 12:47

Johannesburg, February 19, 2013 – The fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster continues for hundreds of thousands of victims in Japan still denied fair compensation from a regulatory system that allows the nuclear industry to evade its...

Major breakthrough in protection for Indonesia’s remaining rainforests

Press release | February 5, 2013 at 20:57

Jakarta, Indonesia, 5 February 2013 - Greenpeace hailed today’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests, after a decade of public pressure and recent...

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