Africa: The Urgency of Now - the Fate of the Lungs of Africa Hangs in a Balance
As the plane from Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes her descend towards the airport in Mbandaka, the capital of Equateur province, I was… Read more »
West Africa: My Night On Board a Chinese Fishing Vessel in West Africa
I am currently sailing with Greenpeace's beautiful Esperanza on a ship tour called "Hope in West Africa" to protect the invaluable fishery resources of that region. As part of our… Read more »
Cape Verde: A Day At Sea - Wildlife Encounters
On March 1st 2017, the Esperanza ship sailed to the Praia harbour in Cape Verde to begin its journey in West African waters. One goal: show local governments that there is a… Read more »
Central Africa: In the Congo Basin the Myth of 'Selective Logging Bites the Dust'
There is an urgent need to find a solution to protect the remaining intact forests in the Congo Basin, while also respecting the rights of forest dependent and indigenous… Read more »
August 01, 2016
Africa: It's Election Time! Since 1994, What Progress?
Eish! Its Local Election time again... What do they mean to me? I have voted in every single election since 1994, it's all about bread and butter issues unlike national elections. Read more »
May 09, 2016
West Africa: Cooperation Urgently Required to Ensure a Future for Fisheries
We humans love drawing lines on maps. Over many centuries borders have been created by our peoples or have been imposed on them, separating our languages, our cultures, our… Read more »
February 16, 2016
Africa: Volunteer Spotlight - Delwyn Pillay
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… Read more »
February 05, 2016
Africa: Could 2016 Be the Year We Break Free From Coal?
We've barely entered 2016, but China and the US the world's largest coal producers have already embarked on sweeping changes to cut out coal. Could 2016 be the year we break free… Read more »
January 20, 2016
Africa: New Year's Plastic Resolution - 5 Simple Ways to Help the Ocean
The New Year's storms have brought a lurid, unmissable reminder to UK beaches, with thousands of bright pink detergent bottles being churned up by the sea. As waves of… Read more »
January 04, 2016
Africa: Thank You for Letting Me Be a Part of Your Journey
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December 14, 2015
Congo-Kinshasa: New 050 Forest Law - a Law to Protect or a Licence to Destroy?
During COP21, the climate top in Paris, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo seem to have sent a troubling double message: We will protect the Congo Basin by passing… Read more »
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