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E-cards

Hub | December 31, 2009 at 14:06

Share a little Greenpeace with the world - send an e-card and show how much you care!

Photo-essays

Multimedia hub | December 16, 2009 at 17:28

Stories from the field.

Annual Report 2013

Page | November 11, 2014 at 15:34

2013 has been another magic year for Greenpeace Africa -- 12 months of speaking out, taking action, and pushing for solutions to the environmental challenges we're up against.

Videos

Multimedia hub | December 14, 2009 at 19:23

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Slideshows

Multimedia hub | December 3, 2008 at 14:54

The ABC of recycling

Publication | September 18, 2010 at 10:43

To many people, recycling sounds like a far fetched concept that can only be related to big corporations. But in fact everyone can be involved at every level - and this guide will show you how.

5 Madiba Quotes to Reflect on this Mandela Day

Blog entry by Angelo Louw | July 18, 2018

Former South African president Nelson Mandela has become an international beacon of public service; he sacrificed 27 years of his life, serving a prison term for the liberation of his people. This is why the United Nations took...

Strength in numbers: Sensitising retailers and consumers plastic pollution in Nairobi...

Blog entry by Amos Wemanya | July 11, 2018

The Kenyan government’s single-use plastic carrier bag ban came into effect on 28 August, 2017. However, there are still a number of unregulated suppliers in Nairobi’s informal settlements supplying smuggled plastic bags on demand to...

Volunteer Spotlight: Delwyn Pillay

Blog entry by imaerten | February 16, 2016

Hi my name is Delwyn Pillay, I completed my Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Management, in 2009 at The University of South Africa. I’m a well known full time volunteer activist for Greenpeace Africa, based in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal,...

Let's make it a green peace

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid and Jennifer Morgan | September 21, 2016

Today (21 September), around the globe, we mark Peace Day knowing that for many, peace is nowhere to be found. Not today. And unless things change dramatically, not any time soon. Archbishop Desmond Tutu visited the Greenpeace...

Marc Ona Essangui inspires us

Feature story | July 23, 2009 at 11:58

Greenpeace Africa wishes to congratulate Marc Ona Essangui from Gabon for winning the 2009 Goldman environmental prize. Marc is president and founder of the environmental NGO Brainforest and president of the network of NGOs called Environment Gabon.

Get a Use Me More Badge

Page | January 20, 2012 at 12:20

In South Africa, we have some of the best renewable energy resources in the world. Sadly, they have been largely overlooked by government. The Sun and Wind are practically begging to be used more!

December 2013 Newsletter

Publication | February 4, 2014 at 16:21

A warm welcome to this edition of the Greenpeace Africa Member Newsletter after an eventful year for the global organisation and for the Greenpeace Africa office. We extend a particularly warm welcome to our new members, those of you who have...

License to Kill?

Publication | February 24, 2014 at 9:08

This paper provides an estimate of the health damages and economic costs that would be avoided if Eskom was made to fully comply with the national air emission standards -- the very standards it is currently trying to bypass.

Greenpreace Annual Report 2013

Publication | November 11, 2013 at 15:22

This annual report provides a summary of the activities carried out in different parts of Africa in an effort to curtail some of the pressing environmental challenges of our time, including: climate change, deforestation, water pollution, coal...

Greenpeace Nuclear Billboard

Publication | December 4, 2014 at 14:38

Join the Movement to Stop Nuclear in South Africa

Letter to ACSA

Publication | December 4, 2014 at 14:43

Letter to ACSA

Member Newsletter, December 2014

Publication | December 9, 2014 at 14:30

A very warm welcome to this edition of the Greenpeace Africa Newsletter. Thank you to all of you who have started and/or continued this journey with us.

Forest Echoes Second Issue.

Publication | November 13, 2014 at 10:58

Welcome to the second Forest Echoes newsletter. I hope that you find useful information here, not only on the latest developments in the DRC’s forestry sector but also on trends in the wider region and the impact in an international context.

Scam on the African Coast

Publication | May 7, 2015 at 13:37

West African waters remain one of the few fertile fishing grounds in the world. For many coastal countries, fishing contributes significantly to the national economy as an income source. It also contributes to job creation and, more...

Green Electronics Survey #3

Feature story | January 6, 2011 at 14:23

In our assessment this year we found a general improvement in green features compared to the previous two surveys in 2008 and 2009. Here's quick overview of what we found.

Ten-thousand call for an Energy [R]evolution in Thailand

Feature story | February 28, 2011 at 11:45

10,000 people in Thailand took to the streets near their homes to oppose dirty energy. Their goal: protect their province from coal plants slated to be built by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand.

The True Cost of Coal

Feature story | October 26, 2011 at 12:20

Catastrophic climate change and uncontrollable debt are burdens South Africans will have to bear for their government’s addiction to coal. On top of the escalating construction costs for Kusile, the monstrous coal-fired power plant, the country...

Solar Power Breakthrough

Feature story | February 3, 2011 at 9:37

New study projects solar investments to double until 2015 as prices drop a further 40%.

SIFORCO Involved in Violence and Human Rights Violations

Feature story | June 16, 2011 at 10:24

Greenpeace denounces the major human rights violations that have taken place in connection with SIFORCO logging operations near Bumba in the DRC.

Our Congratulations to Senegal's President, Macky Sall

Feature story | March 28, 2013 at 12:56

Greenpeace Africa congratulates President Macky Sall of Senegal on having won the "Excellence in National Stewardship of the Ocean" award in the 6th Edition of the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards.

Deforestation and Violence in Congo's Rainforests

Feature story | August 1, 2011 at 11:36

Rene Ngongo, Greenpeace International Senior Campaigner, speaks about his experiences of violence and intimidation in the forests of the Congo.

3 Water-related Petitions to Sign this World Water Day

Blog entry by Angelo Louw | March 22, 2018

The past few years have been particularly devastating on the African continent as the effects of climate change have manifested in a series of crippling droughts, floods and other natural disasters in several countries. As weather...

Community clean ups and clear skies

Blog entry by Taahir Chagan | April 22, 2013

Saturday morning came - and so did the rain, which had been falling, non-stop, throughout the early hours of the morning, with no end in sight.  After weeks of preparation and planning, expectation and enthusiasm, our clean-up project...

Greenpeace Stops Scandal-Ridden Tuna Carrier Ship

Feature story | January 24, 2011 at 10:50

Activists from the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior have prevented the departure of fish carrier MV Lung Yuin, demanding that Taiwan's Fisheries Agency (FA) properly investigate and as appropriate, prosecute the ship’s owners, who are in...

Acid Mine Drainage

Feature story | January 27, 2011 at 11:15

Acid mine drainage has been described as a "ticking time bomb", and the recent heavy rains around Gauteng seem to be making a dangerous situation even worse.

Zuma: Go renewable, create more jobs

Feature story | February 9, 2011 at 15:12

As President Zuma prepares for his State of the Nation Address tomorrow, we urge him to put South Africa on track for a clean and sustainable energy future, thus providing a huge number of new jobs, as part of his move to declare 2011 the year of...

Zuma misses opportunity to be visionary

Feature story | February 11, 2011 at 13:14

Although President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address rightly focussed on the urgent need for job creation and energy security in South Africa, he failed to see how renewable energy has an important role to play in fulfilling both goals.

Japanese Quake: Nuclear Alert

Feature story | March 11, 2011 at 13:36

Greenpeace is deeply concerned about the potential safety and environmental impacts of both the earthquake and tsunami on Japanese nuclear installations, as well as other hazardous industries such as chemical or oil refineries.

Greenpeace radiation experts present findings, announce further Fukushima...

Feature story | March 30, 2011 at 9:03

A group of Greenpeace radiation experts, returning from an initial assessment of contamination from the crisis-striken Fukushima nuclear plant, announced plans to expand their monitoring in the region, and called Japanese government to protect...

Govt Announces SA Energy Plan for Next 20 Years

Feature story | March 30, 2011 at 9:36

According to the Policy Adjusted Integrated Resource Plan 2010 (IRP2010), just released, the country's energy mix will include 9,600MW of nuclear power, and two of the biggest coal-fired power stations in the world (Medupi and Kusile) -- Not good!

Greenpeace Radiation Monitoring Teams Call for Further Evacuation

Feature story | April 11, 2011 at 11:05

Following extended monitoring of the area outside the exclusion zone, Greenpeace is calling for the greater Fukushima area to be given official protective status and for the evacuation of pregnant women and children from high risk areas in...

Durban Climate Talks: SA Must Show Leadership

Feature story | November 27, 2011 at 13:14

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our Governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

August 2012 Newsletter

Publication | November 7, 2012 at 11:43

Download the Greenpeace Africa August 2012 Supporter newsletter.

December 2012 Newsletter

Publication | January 14, 2013 at 13:38

Thanks to the children and young people who shared their insights on why we need a better life!

Licence to Launder

Publication | May 27, 2014 at 11:30

Africa has long been targeted by foreign-based corporations or governments for its resources. In recent times a large number of the land deals and concessions that have been awarded to developers in Central and West Africa can be viewed as part...

Thank you for letting me be a part of your journey

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | January 4, 2016

Dear Friends,  As I look out my window here in Amsterdam, winter is nearly here, and with it comes the retreat of another year, and the passing of what has been to make way for the spring and the new. As the days get shorter and the...

Crisis at Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Daini Plants

Feature story | March 14, 2011 at 8:37

First the earthquake, then the Tsunami, and now a severe nuclear threat: Greenpeace's thoughts are with the Japanese people, hoping that a worst-case scenario will be avoided.

Facebook, let's commit to Unfriend Coal by Earth Day

Feature story | February 8, 2011 at 12:56

Since we started our campaign in February 2010, over 600,000 Greenpeace supporters like you have called on Facebook to unfriend coal and embrace renewables to power their massive data centres. Thank you.

Koch funds denialism

Feature story | February 1, 2011 at 15:48

A Greenpeace airship has been flying over the location of oil billionaires David and Charles Koch's latest secret political strategy meeting, with a banner reading "Koch Brothers: Dirty Money."

Trafigura: new corruption charges

Feature story | February 2, 2011 at 12:14

Trafigura, the Dutch-headed multinational responsible for dumping toxic waste in the Côte d’Ivoire in 2006, is under investigation by the Dutch Public Prosecutor -- good news in our campaign to bring justice to the people of Côte d’Ivoire.

BP to Drill the Arctic

Feature story | January 17, 2011 at 15:15

Just days after BP was slammed by the US presidential commission for the poor safety practices that led to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, news of its plan to drill in the Kara Sea proves that the company has learned nothing!

Say 'No' to Fracking in the Karoo

Feature story | March 9, 2011 at 12:39

It is not too late! Shell is currently applying for exploration licences in the Karoo and has said that it will include public concerns in the environmental management report.

China Suspends Approval for Nuclear Power Plants

Feature story | March 17, 2011 at 9:56

Following an executive meeting yesterday to discuss the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor crisis, China’s State Council has announced that it will re-adjust and amend China’s mid- and long-term development plan for nuclear power.

Nuclear Energy isn't Needed

Feature story | March 23, 2011 at 9:11

Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo wrote the following opinion piece for the New York Times/International Herald Tribune.

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