ARTICLES RELATING TO GREEN PROTESTS

Hundreds in Jhb want green energy

2014-09-21 20:59

Scores of people in Johannesburg have joined a global demonstration to demand environmentally friendly energy.

Dozens of anti-fracking protesters arrested

2014-07-15 12:35

Two dozen protesters were arrested in Washington, while demonstrating against hydraulic fracturing and the US gas industry's push to sell 'fracked' liquefied natural gas abroad.

Greenpeace blocks Chevron's shale gas site

2014-07-08 09:42

About 20 Greenpeace activists have blocked access to a Romanian shale gas exploration site run by US energy group Chevron, in a third attempt to scupper the company's operations.

Russia to free Arctic Sunrise ship

2014-06-09 10:53

Russia in a 'surprise move' is to release Greenpeace's Dutch-flagged Arctic Sunrise ship, seized last year after a protest against Arctic oil drilling, the environmental group says.

Greenpeace oil protest in Russian blocked

2014-05-02 07:24

Greenpeace says activists at Rotterdam port are attempting to prevent the mooring of a Russian tanker carrying the first oil from a new offshore platform in the Arctic.

900 environmentalists killed...what’s being done?

2014-04-15 12:30

A report by Global Witness, says murders of those protecting land rights and the environment have soared dramatically with very little legal recourse to those who perpetrated these crimes.

Greenpeace targets French president's palace

2014-02-19 15:19

Greenpeace environmental activists have dumped a truckload of coal at the doorstep of France's presidential palace just hours before a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

 

Dhaka's residents fight over vanishing green spaces

2014-08-04 15:17

When a private sports club in an upmarket Dhaka neighbourhood 'grabbed' a children's park for development this year, it sparked a wave of enraged protests rarely seen in impoverished Bangladesh.

Earthlife to protest Eskom nuclear deal

2014-07-15 08:25

Earthlife Africa will protest against a proposed nuclear deal outside Eskom's offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

India tightens funding for Greenpeace

2014-06-20 10:32

India has asked the central bank to tighten controls on moving funds from abroad into Greenpeace's accounts, intensifying concerns that the Prime Minister Modi will be tough on foreign-funded activist groups.

Greenpeace boards drill rigs in Arctic protest

2014-05-27 13:22

Greenpeace says activists have boarded two offshore drilling rigs in a protest against oil and gas exploration in Arctic waters.

UK animal activist jailed for blackmail plot

2014-04-17 15:10

A UK animal rights activist was jailed for six years on Thursday for her part in a Europe-wide campaign of intimidation targeting a leading animal testing company.

100s protest against Keystone pipeline

2014-03-03 11:18

A protest has erupted over the Keystone XL pipeline at the White House, with hundreds of students being arrested, many calling this the biggest act of civil disobedience in this generation.

Obama faces opposition on energy plans

2014-01-31 08:55

A simmering division between Barack Obama and US environmental groups is starting to boil over, with the presidents embrace of increased oil and gas production.

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