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Statoil exploration threatens biodiversity of Algoa Bay

Press release | September 19, 2017 at 9:43

Johannesburg, 19 September - Norwegian multinational oil and gas company, Statoil’s a newly acquired East Algoa exploration licence is located just a few kilometres east of Algoa Bay in the Eastern Cape, an area labelled as a marine biodiversity...

Nuclear plans for South Africa will face resistance at all levels

Press release | November 14, 2017 at 8:58

Johannesburg, 13 November 2017: Earthlife Africa Jhb, Greenpeace Africa and SAFCEI have officially filed a notice informing the Department of Environmental Affairs that the three organisations intend to jointly appeal the environmental...

Durban to Host Climate Conference

Feature story | November 16, 2010 at 11:29

Durban has been chosen as the host city for next November’s critical climate conference – a year before the historic Kyoto Protocol expires. Greenpeace Africa welcomes the announcement calling it a unique opportunity for South Africa in the fight...

Nuclear testing is not a path to security and peace

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | August 29, 2016

Today marks the  International Day against Nuclear Tests.  Since 1945, more than 2000 nuclear tests have been carried out at more than 60 locations around the globe. Nuclear weapons were designed and tested to be the ultimate doomsday...

7 things you can do for the planet this Earth Day

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | April 22, 2016

More than 45 years ago – on the very first Earth Day – tens of millions of people decided to  do something  about environmental destruction. They rallied against pollution, oil spills, pesticides and deforestation… issues that continue...

Will the World Bank act boldly?

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | June 20, 2013

Unprecedented heatwaves, widespread food shortages, more intense cyclones and shifting rain patterns causing floods or droughts are just some of the future problems outlined in the World Bank's latest climate report today. ...

Let the Moratorium be!

Blog entry by Victorine Che Thoener | November 20, 2017

With the recent confirmation that the Congo Basin forest hosts the world’s biggest tropical peatland, the importance of this forest is now drawing global attention. It has a huge role to play in the protection of our global climate. ...

Arrest of forest rights activists symbolic of what's wrong in India

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | August 1, 2014

It was just past midnight when Indian police hauled two Greenpeace India activists out of their sleep and arrested them this week as a crackdown on protests against a planned coal mine in the Mahan forest intensified. The arrests...

Latest Climate Report: a Wake-up Call For Our Oceans Too

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | April 2, 2014

We know climate change is the biggest threat facing our world, which is why it is Greenpeace’s priority campaign. The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights the enormous   impacts and...

150 Days to Running in the Snow of Antarctica

Blog entry by David Barnard | June 5, 2014

Time really flies. It feels like yesterday when the start of the 2014 Last Desert Race in Antarctica was still 200 days away. And now it is just 150 days to go… The urgency around my preparations for the race will increase...

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