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‘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...

President Macky Sall has been nominated for the Award "Excellence in National...

Press release | January 25, 2013 at 11:39

Dakar, 24 January 2013 - Greenpeace presents its congratulations to President Macky Sall who just won the award "Excellence in National Stewardship of the Ocean 1" IN the 6th Edition of the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards.

Government hypocrisy on major projects will lock in climate chaos

Press release | January 23, 2013 at 14:31

Sydney/Davos, January, 22, 2013 — Government hypocrisy on major energy projects is fueling climate change and placing populations at risk, Greenpeace International said as it released a new report revealing the alarming threat posed by a planned...

Levi’s bows to global people power: bans toxic fashion

Press release | December 13, 2012 at 14:22

Amsterdam, December 13, 2012 – The world’s largest denim brand, Levi’s, today committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020, following public pressure in response to...

New guidelines directions in fisheries policy of the federation of Russia in West...

Press release | December 12, 2012 at 11:38

Dakar, 11 December 2012 - Greenpeace is concerned about the new guidelines taken by the Russian authorities to strengthen their presence in the West African waters, and calls upon the wisdom of concerned West African to take in account the...

First "Sustainable Fishery Week" in Senegal

Press release | December 6, 2012 at 12:20

Dakar, December 5th, 2012: Greenpeace and the industrial and artisanal fishing actors, members of the Senegalese Association of ship owners and industrial processors (GAIPES), the Platform of the Artisanal Fishing Actors of Senegal (PAPAS), the...

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