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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...

Climate change is now reality; Doha talks must spark clean energy revolution

Press release | November 28, 2012 at 12:51

Doha, November 26, 2012 - As governments meet for climate talks in Doha, Greenpeace warned on Monday that they must wake up to the reality that climate change is already gripping the planet and take urgent action to avoid catastrophic global warming.

Greenpeace congratulates Green Scorpions on exposing Eskom’s environmental crimes

Press release | November 23, 2012 at 12:56

Greenpeace congratulates the Green Scorpions on their exposure of Eskom as the organ of state with the highest rate of non-compliance with environmental legislation. This report adds to the body of evidence already uncovered by Greenpeace on...

Greenpeace Africa's statement on the conflict in DRC's Goma

Press release | November 22, 2012 at 9:29

Greenpeace Africa is appalled at the recent upsurge in violence in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo and is calling for the UN and the international community to help bring an immediate end to the conflict.

Greenpeace: Trafigura fine a set-back for Africa’s environmental justice

Press release | November 21, 2012 at 8:42

Johannesburg, 20, November 2012 -- Greenpeace Africa condemns the derisory fine levelled on Trafigura Beheer BV as part of a plea bargain. The Dutch company and its chairman Dauphin had been charged with illegally exporting waste to Cote d’Ivoire...

Greenpeace lodges complaint with Public Protector and the SA Human Rights Commission

Press release | November 19, 2012 at 11:29

Johannesburg, 18 November 2012 – Greenpeace Africa and the South African History Archives have lodged a formal complaint with both the Public Protector and SA Human Rights Commission with regards to the second refusal by the Minister of Energy...

Electronics companies still to eliminate dirty energy from supply chain - Greenpeace

Press release | November 19, 2012 at 8:16

San Francisco, November 19, 2012 — Global electronic companies must do more to end the use of climate changing dirty energy in their manufacturing and supply chains, according to a report released today by Greenpeace International.

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