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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.

Global Wind Power Market Could Triple by 2020 - Greenpeace

Press release | November 15, 2012 at 8:15

Johannesburg, 14 November - Greenpeace International and the Global Wind Energy Council released their bi-annual report on the future of the wind industry in Beijing today. The fourth edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook shows that wind...

Gauteng Civil Society marches for Nuclear – free South Africa

Press release | November 12, 2012 at 8:54

Johannesburg, 10 November 2012 – Thousands of people from civil society groups across Gauteng today took part in a march to protest against South Africa’s nuclear expansion plans. The activists marched from Pieter Roos Park[1] to Beyers Naude...

Greenpeace calls for an immediate investigation into the dead marine life in the...

Press release | November 7, 2012 at 15:11

Greenpeace calls on the Senegalese government to immediately investigate the causes of dead animal species within its waters, which have occurred in the past few weeks. This follows a research by Greenpeace’s team that confirmed local fishermen’s...

Greenpeace’s comment on the statement by the Congolese Minister of the Environment

Press release | October 31, 2012 at 7:57

October 30, 2012. Greenpeace welcomes the announcement by the Congolese government to clean up the logging industry. This is a first step towards sustainable use and protection of the Congo Forest. However more needs to be done to ensure control...

Greenpeace launches Congolese youth’s book of forest poetry

Press release | October 26, 2012 at 18:00

A special event and ceremony in Kinshasa has marked the culmination of Greenpreace Africa’s “The Future of the Forests in poems” competition. A compilation entitled “Voix des Forêts ” , (Voices of the Forest) featuring 77 poems written by young...

groundWork, Earthlife Africa JHB and Greenpeace remain in detention for confronting...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 19:32

Johannesburg 8:30 pm, 23 October, 2012: 14 activists from three campaigning organisations have been placed under custody in johannesburg’s Sandton police station for confronting South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom. Among those arrested include...

groundWork, Earthlife Africa JHB and Greenpeace confront Eskom over bad choices:...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 8:01

Johannesburg, 23 October, 2012: Today, three campaigning organisations joined forces to put South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom, under New Management. Activists confronted the utility to publicly highlight that Eskom has failed to deliver clean,...

Greenpeace reaction to the statement of the Senegalese Minister of Fisheries and...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 6:54

Greenpeace welcomes the announcement by the Senegalese government that it will follow-up on the fishing authorizations that resulted in the plunder of pelagic resources of the country between 2010 and 2012.

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