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Greenpeace and Senegalese fishermen unite to tackle overfishing

Feature story | February 16, 2012 at 8:00

One of our ships, the Arctic Sunrise, has just arrived in Dakar. It was welcomed by more than fifty local fishermen, eager to tackle the problem of overfishing in their waters.

Senegal's Catch of a Lifetime

Feature story | August 23, 2012 at 10:46

A heart-warming David and Goliath-type story from our oceans campaign in West Africa (with a happy ending).

Greenpeace Urges WA Governments to Develop Sustainable Fisheries

Press release | June 29, 2011 at 18:00

Dakar June 29, 2011 – Greenpeace Africa today highlighted the plunder of West Africa’s once rich fishing grounds through presentations under the theme: «Towards sustainable fisheries … Greenpeace and West African fishermen map out the future … »,...

Victory! How ten years of activism helped protect the world’s forests

Feature story | July 7, 2010 at 10:00

Today, after a ten year Greenpeace campaign, Europe banned the trade in illegal timber - a great leap forward in the struggle to protect the world's forests and climate. This is a look back at the ten years of activism that led to that law. It's...

The Urgent Need for Sustainable Fisheries in Africa

Feature story | June 29, 2011 at 15:02

Today we highlighted the plunder of West Africa's once rich fishing grounds through presentations under the theme: Towards sustainable fisheries: Greenpeace and West African fishermen map out the future.

Germany: Nuclear Phase-Out by 2022

Feature story | May 30, 2011 at 14:31

The German government's plans for the immediate closure of eight nuclear plants is a very important step towards ending nuclear power globally. However delaying the closure of the remaining nine plants is both dangerous and unnecessary.

African Voices Tour Diary, Part 3

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula, Michael Baillie | May 17, 2011

This is part three of the Afican Voices tour through Europe, you can catch-up on the other tour diaries here: Part 1 Part 2 What is the African Voices Tour? As European waters have become increasingly overfished, massive ...

African Voices Tour Diary, Part 2

Blog entry by Prudence Wanko and Michael Baillie | May 4, 2011

This is part two of the Afican Voices tour through Europe, to catch-up on part one, click here . What is the African Voices Tour? As European waters have become increasingly overfished, massive European fishing vessels have...

Looking to the African Voices Tour

Blog entry by Björn | March 31, 2011

It was the second wave which finally capsized the small boat, throwing the fishermen onto the beach. Chaos followed, I heard screams, and saw women watching the men as they tried to get the ten-meter long wooden boat back under control...

Activists tell EU Parliament 'there is no solution for nuclear waste'

Image | October 7, 2010 at 14:09

Two qualified Greenpeace radiation specialists and dozens of trained volunteers delivered samples of radioactive waste collected from unsecured public locations - Sellafield beach in the UK; the seabed at la Hague in France; the banks of the...

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