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World’s coal power plants consume enough freshwater to sustain 1 billion people -...

Press release | March 22, 2016 at 10:05

Johannesburg, 22 March 2016 - The world’s rapidly dwindling freshwater resources could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants worldwide go ahead, threatening severe drought and competition, according to a new...

SONA exposes lack of leadership on key environmental issues: Greenpeace

Press release | February 11, 2016 at 21:39

Johannesburg, 11 February 2016:

World Water Day 2018: Greenpeace Africa Urges Government to Preserve Kenya’s Water...

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 10:53

Nairobi 22 March 2018 - Greenpeace Africa has today urged the government of Kenya to put more effort into preserving the countries water catchment areas. This was during a clean up and tree planting exercise that was carried out at Gatharaine...

The Great Water Grab

Publication | March 22, 2016 at 10:49

Water is essential for all life on earth and plays a central role in human development: from sanitation and health, to food and energy production, to industrial activities and economic development. However, human activities are depleting our...

Destroying Kenya’s ecosystem destroys livelihood says Greenpeace

Press release | February 9, 2018 at 13:34

Radioactivity in Japan’s Food and Water

Feature story | March 24, 2011 at 10:30

Following reports of radiation in food and radioactivity in Tokyo's water, we are calling for more effective protection of public health, and an immediate and transparent availability of information.

South Africans join the global call to Detox Levi's

Feature story | December 11, 2012 at 9:01

Over the weekend South Africans activists joined the global call for Levi's to Detox their fashion. Over 700 activists in 81 cities around the world made their voices heard and demanded that Levi’s eliminate all hazardous chemical from its...

Greenpeace implores The President of South Africa to declare Cape Town a national...

Press release | February 6, 2018 at 14:03

Johannesburg, 6 February 2018 - Greenpeace Africa began a petition calling on the President of South Africa to declare the Eastern and Western Cape Provinces national disaster areas. Within in 10 days, 2769 citizens of South Africa and the...

Mega coal plants versus people of South Africa:

Feature story | March 8, 2018 at 11:36

South Africa is currently facing up to the reality of a mega water crisis over three provinces. The water crisis has been declared a national disaster, which means that the national government recognises that the impacts of the water crisis go...

Minister of Energy makes the first move to break renewable energy stalemate

Press release | March 8, 2018 at 12:49

Johannesburg, 8 March 2018: Responding to the media statement made by new Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe today, announcing that the project agreements of the 27 Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Projects (REIPPP) - including the power...

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