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Department of Environmental Affairs has ‘secretly’ weakened sulphur dioxide (SO2)...

Press release | November 14, 2018 at 16:19

Johannesburg, South Africa - 14 November 2018 -- Greenpeace Africa strongly opposes the unlawful decision by the Department of Environmental Affairs to weaken sulphur dioxide (SO2) emission standards for coal-fired power stations. This far...

Greenpeace Africa Celebrates A Decade Of Environmental Activism.

Press release | November 14, 2018 at 15:23

Johannesburg, 13 November 2018 - This November, Greenpeace Africa celebrates 10 years of environmental activism on the African continent. Partnering with artists, volunteers and other civil society organisations, the environmental watchdog is...

Republic of Congo Greenwashing Efforts Exposed at Africa Oil Week

Press release | November 7, 2018 at 11:51

Johannesburg, 07 November 2018 - Greenpeace Africa blew the whistle today on the Republic of Congo's most recent greenwashing campaign by exposing its plans to tender three oil blocks in the heart of newly-discovered peatlands that Environment...

Greenpeace Africa responds to accusations by NUM

Press release | November 5, 2018 at 13:20

Johannesburg, 5 November 2018: Responding to accusations of recklessness made by NUM, as reported by TimesLive, Greenpeace Africa Senior Climate and Energy Campaign Manager, Melita Steele has said: “People’s lives are on the line, and air...

Greenpeace Africa Calls on China to Maintain the Ban on Rhino Horns

Press release | November 2, 2018 at 10:25

Nairobi, 2nd November 2018 - Conservationists in Kenya are worried by China’s decision to reverse the ban on trade in tiger bones and rhino horns. Experts[1] have also condemned the move as one that could have dire repercussions for the...

Loss of lives at sea: Greenpeace calls on the Senegalese Government to improve safety...

Press release | October 23, 2018 at 11:21

Dakar Senegal, 23/10/2018 - Greenpeace Africa has today, released a new documentary on the numerous cases of small-scale fishermen who have lost their lives in Senegalese waters. Over the past 2 years, at least 226 fishermen have lost their lives...

Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics

Press release | October 22, 2018 at 9:45

Dakar, Senegal, 18 October 2018 - Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon...

Executive Director 's Message on International Day for Disaster Reduction

Press release | October 13, 2018 at 11:47

As the world commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction, Greenpeace Africa Executive Director Njeri Kabeberi has said:

Reactive on IPCC Report

Press release | October 10, 2018 at 11:30

Kinshasa, 9th October 2018: In October, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre industrial levels and examined related greenhouse gas emission...

IPCC Special Report on 1.5​°​C and its implications for South Africa

Press release | October 8, 2018 at 14:54

The approval and launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on 1.5°C warming will happen on October 8, 2018 in Incheon, Korea. The report highlights the moment of truth in the fight against climate change to...

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