Villagers in Cameroon

Photo | 11 September, 2013

The village of Babensi 2 informed Herakles and their local subsidiary SGSOC that they did not want to cede their land to form part of the company’s concession that the company wants to turn into a palm oil plantation covering more than 70,000 hectares. Herakles is attempting to push on with this project despite not having a land lease, as required by Cameroonian law, despite the fact it would have devastating environmental consequences by destroying swathes of natural forest and despite the fact many residents and communities are ill-informed of the impacts the project will have on their land and livelihoods.

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2015: A Year in Pictures

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2015: A Year of People Powered Change

Video | 17 December, 2015 at 9:30

As 2015 draws to a close, we look back on some of the Greenpeace campaign highlights of the past year.

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Video | 2 December, 2015 at 9:30

This powerful animation, produced for Greenpeace Mediterranean to celebrate its 20th anniversary, is by Anima Istanbul, one of Turkey's leading studios. It is a timely reminder that only by working together can we protect this fragile Earth.

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Dam collapse creates environmental disaster in Brazil

Video | 18 November, 2015 at 9:40

Mud – full of dangerous metals – quickly overtook the nearby mining community of Mariana in Minas Gerais state. At least seventeen people were killed. Hundreds more have been displaced by the wall of sludge released in the dam collapse. Music:...

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