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About Us

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 15:08

Greenpeace, the international environmental watchdog and lobby group, has been showcasing Africa’s plight to an often unseeing world since the 1990s. Some of its campaigns have included the fight to stop the uncontrolled logging that is...

Our history

Page | August 20, 2010 at 14:29

The Greenpeace story begins 39 years ago – in 1971. A group of concerned citizens were outraged by the US government’s insistence on nuclear testing on the Alaskan island of Amchitka. These pioneering environmentalists sprang into action,...

An African Renaissance in Greenpeace

Press release | January 6, 2010 at 14:47

Greenpeace is pleased to announce the appointment of two prominent African activists into senior positions in the organisation, Kumi Naidoo as Executive Director of Greenpeace International, and Michelle Ndiaye Ntab as Executive Director of...

New leadership at Greenpeace International

Feature story | June 11, 2009 at 10:20

Greenpeace will soon have a new leader. Kumi Naidoo will take up the role of Executive Director of Greenpeace International in November 2009, when Gerd Leipold steps down after nearly nine years as our activist-in-chief.

Tuesday 2 March 2010

Blog entry by raviro | March 5, 2010

At 5.00 am, most of us were in dreamland. The big factory trawler passes the Arctic Sunrise. This trawler is about 120m long and has the capacity to process 200 tonnes of fish per day. Her equipment is highly sophisticated. She has a...

The Rainbow Warrior III is Afloat!

Blog entry by Rien Achtenberg | July 5, 2011

A handful of us left Greenpeace International's office in Amsterdam on Monday morning, on a special trip to Bremen to see our new, much awaited Rainbow Warrior III enter the water for the first time. After being under planning and...

On the 27th of February 2010

Blog entry by Tshepo | March 9, 2010

…my biggest inspiration is the faces of the local fishermen that I had made friends with, who stay next to the ocean in Dakar, Senegal… The date is 1 st March 2010. I am on the Arctic Sunrise (AS) ship and my name is Tshepo...

Setting Sail

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | March 3, 2011

I have just got back from one of the most inspiring weeks of my life! As a fairly new part of the Greenpeace Africa team I had the opportunity to attend a week-long induction programme that takes place once a year to welcome new people...

Michelle Ndiaye Ntab

Image | June 18, 2009 at 15:44

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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