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Conning the Congo

Publication | July 29, 2008 at 18:00

This new investigative report exposes another hidden aspect of export-driven resource extraction in the DRC and the neighboring Republic of the Congo. Internal company documents obtained by Greenpeace International show how the German-owned,...

Greenpeace’s René Ngongo wins 2009 Right Livelihood Award:

Media release | October 12, 2009 at 18:00

Washington/Kinshasa, October 13, 2009 – Greenpeace Africa Political Advisor, René Ngongo has been awarded the 2009 Right Livelihood Award - commonly known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize" - for championing forest protection and social justice in...

Greenpeace opens an office in the DRC

Feature story | November 23, 2008 at 18:00

Greenpeace today marked the opening of its office in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by welcoming Congolese officials aboard its ship, the Arctic Sunrise, currently docked in Matadi, the country's principal port for timber exports.

Congo logging review could lead to more forest desctruction

Feature story | October 7, 2008 at 18:00

Illegal logging is rapidly destroying the Earth's stores of natural resources at a time when runaway climate change threatens life on every continent. Incredibly, a World Bank-financed review of the legality of 156 logging contracts in the...

Greenpeace staff member wins alternative Nobel Prize

Feature story | October 13, 2009 at 9:59

We are thrilled to announce that one of our staff members, René Ngongo, has today been named a recipient of the 2009 Right Livelihood award.

African Students call on World Bank President to save the Congo rainforest

Feature story | October 12, 2008 at 18:00

In his first visit to Washington, DC, 20-year-old Jean-Christian Ebanda from Cameroon delivered a forest petition with 42,000 signatures to the President of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick. He is attending a town hall meeting at the International...

Carving up the Congo - Executive Summary

Publication | April 9, 2007 at 18:00

Executive Summary of 'Carving up the Congo'.

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