October 13, 2017
Congo-Kinshasa: Give the Congo Basin Forest a Chance
Approaching the forest in the Congo, I am met with an overwhelming wall of green. Flying over it, I see the meandering rivers merging together. I see animals drinking from the… Read more »
May 15, 2017
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 »
March 30, 2017
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 »
March 09, 2017
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 »
January 17, 2017
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 »
November 07, 2016
Africa: What to Expect During Cop22
With the Paris Agreement coming into force the week before this big UN climate meeting, the timing couldn't be better for swiftly moving forward. Read more »
August 01, 2016
South Africa: My Vote Will Change the World
I have voted once in my life, this will be the second vote I am casting, I will vote for the same political party as I did the first time I voted. Voting in 2016 is worth it. I am… Read more »
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 »
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