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Indonesian President meets Greenpeace leader on the Rainbow Warrior: welcomes legacy...

Press release | June 8, 2013 at 13:19

Manila, 8 June 2013 – Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on board the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta yesterday, to express Greenpeace’s support for the...

Thailand’s Civil Society Statement: The oil spill and the leaked pipeline

Press release | August 2, 2013 at 11:34

The leaked pipeline of PTT Global Chemical PLC has caused an emission of massive oil spill in Rayong’s Gulf of Thailand since 27 July 2013. More than 13,000 gallon of crude oil was leaked into the marine environment covering a large area and the...

Adidas, go #allin for #detox

Image gallery | January 25, 2014

Experts Meeting Resources

Page | July 27, 2014 at 20:26

Here are some of the speakers' presentations discussed during the experts and advocates meeting on the ASEAN Economic Integration. Feel free to download a copy for educational and research purposes.

2014: Year in Pictures

Image gallery | December 27, 2014

Supply Chained

Publication | November 4, 2015 at 21:00

Thai Union Group PLC (TU) is the largest producer of canned tuna in the world, supplying to brands and retailers around the globe. But TU has been linked to the darkest sides of the seafood industry: human rights abuses, the wholesale waste of...

Turn The Tide

Publication | December 15, 2016 at 14:40

Greenpeace’s 12-month long investigation exposes the activities of Thailand’s rogue overseas fishing fleets, the companies behind them and their supply chain connections to export markets.

Turn the Tide

Video | December 15, 2016 at 15:00

In 2015, global media exposed widespread human rights abuses, with links to US pet food brands and supermarkets, in Thailand’s overseas fishing industry. When authorities tried to tackle the problem the fishing companies simply shifted operations...

Exposing the underbelly of the Thai fishing industry

Feature story | December 15, 2016 at 16:00

Migrant workers from Cambodia and Myanmar are being used as victims of forced labour in the Thai fishing industry. Using tricks of deception, non-binding verbal agreements and induced debt, these workers are the same people working for both human...

Cases of Beriberi on Thai vessels

Video | December 16, 2016 at 15:25

Thai overseas fishing fleets struck by an outbreak of Beriberi in early 2016. In January 2016, Greenpeace Southeast Asia investigated reports of forced labour and deaths onboard two Thai fishing trawlers. A crew of 32 had been...

Human Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

Video | December 16, 2016 at 15:31 2 comments

If we don’t watch out, the seafood on our plate might just be tainted by human rights abuses and illegal and destructive fishing. Greenpeace investigations uncovered vessels that had been engaged in both human trafficking and the Illegal...

Women will change the world, for all our sakes and our planet

Blog entry by Bunny Mcdiarmid | March 8, 2017

When thousands of women come together to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March - either on the streets or at home or in the workplace - they will do so as part of a growing and very powerful force, one that knows that positive...

Mars, Nestlé commit to clean up pet food supply chains, increasing pressure on Thai...

Press release | March 16, 2017 at 21:00

Washington, DC -- Following global pressure on pet food companies, industry giants Mars and Nestlé have announced that they will take steps to ensure their pet food supply chains are free of human rights abuses and illegally caught seafood. Their...

To ensure fish for the future

Blog entry by Zelda DT Soriano | April 7, 2017

I couldn’t stop thinking of my favorite Galunggong fish (roundscad) back in the Philippines while observing a meeting of world’s governments at the United Nations in New York! Popularly known as poor man’s fish in my country due to its...

Greenpeace tells ASEAN: Act on plastics pollution in region’s oceans

Press release | April 25, 2017 at 12:37

Manila, Philippines - Acting on the urgency of the plastics pollution problem in the region, and with the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit commencing in Manila, Greenpeace Southeast Asia brought its message to the...

After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change?

Blog entry by Graham Forbes | May 30, 2017

Are we on the cusp of changing the destructive seafood industry forever?     Greenpeace activists peacefully confront marine operations at the heart of Thai Union’s supply chain in 2016. Activists in inflatable...

After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change?

Blog entry by Graham Forbes | May 30, 2017

Are we on the cusp of changing the destructive seafood industry forever? Greenpeace activists peacefully confront marine operations at the heart of Thai Union’s supply chain in 2016. Activists in inflatable boats delivered a...

Nearly 700,000 people call on Thai Union for more sustainable, ethical tuna

Press release | June 2, 2017 at 13:32

Bangkok- Greenpeace Southeast Asia activists gathered at Thai Union headquarters today, delivering petition signatures representing over 680,000 people calling on the company to step forward as a leader for more sustainable and socially...

Why I ran to Thai Union, why I stand for tuna and the ocean

Blog entry by Rattanasiri Kittikongnapang | June 2, 2017

It was a hot and humid morning in Bangkok but that didn’t stop me from running almost 4 kms in a tuna costume with 20 fellow activists to Thai Union’s headquarters in Bangkok. Was I crazy? Was I hallucinating? No. Over 680,000...

Winning on the world’s largest tuna company and what it means for the oceans

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 11, 2017

It took two years of relentless campaigning and nearly  700,000 concerned people from around the world , but today we are sharing the good news that together we convinced the world’s largest tuna company to clean up its act! ...

Thai Union Commits to More Sustainable, Socially-Responsible Seafood

Press release | July 11, 2017 at 13:01

BANGKOK – Thai Union Group PCL has committed to measures that will tackle illegal fishing and overfishing, as well as improve the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of workers throughout the company’s supply chains.

A wave of change for Thai fishing fleets and the global seafood industry

Opinion | July 28, 2017 at 13:04

Thailand is on the brink of making real progress towards the elimination of destructive fishing and human rights abuses in its seafood supply chains. As a potential yellow card delisting from the European Commission looms, it remains to be seen...

“Chief, there is fire at sea!”

Blog entry by Hikmat Soeriatanuwijaya | April 10, 2018

It was around 0330 in the morning when the Margasari Village Chief, Ride, woke up. He usually awoke early for morning prayers anyway. But that day, Saturday 31 March 2018, he woke up because some of the villagers came to report an...

Nestlé misses the mark with statement on tackling its single-use plastics problem

Press release | April 10, 2018 at 19:24

Washington, DC - Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, released a statement [1] today aimed at addressing the growing plastic pollution crisis. The company’s statement does not include clear targets to reduce and eventually phase...

Peter Willcox: You cannot use violence to change people’s minds

Feature story | July 10, 2018 at 13:54

When people look at the oceans some only see deep blue water. Others only see fish and the bounty underneath the surface. But there are many, like Captain Peter "Pete" Wilcox who see the sea for what it truly is- a living, breathing, thriving...

UN Ocean Treaty negotiations – Greenpeace response

Press release | September 17, 2018 at 22:00

New York– As the first round of UN negotiations towards a historic UN Ocean Treaty draws to a close, Dr Sandra Schoettner of Greenpeace’s global ocean sanctuaries campaign, said: “Oceans beyond national borders cover almost half of our planet...

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé found to be worst plastic polluters worldwide in...

Press release | October 9, 2018 at 8:33

Manila, Philippines – Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé were the most frequent companies identified in 239 cleanups and brand audits spanning 42 countries and six continents, the Break Free From Plastic movement announced today. Over 187,000 pieces...

Global survey reveals FMCG companies’ contribution to plastic pollution crisis

Press release | October 23, 2018 at 13:14

Jakarta– Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) corporations are a predominant force behind the throwaway economic model driving the plastic pollution crisis, according to a comprehensive sector survey Greenpeace International released today. None of...

From Sea to Can: 2018 Southeast Asia Canned Tuna Ranking

Publication | December 5, 2018 at 5:51

Greenpeace is running an international campaign to steer the global tuna industry towards more environmentally and socially responsible sourcing.

Greenpeace: Only five out of 23 tuna canneries in Southeast Asia make the grade  


Press release | December 5, 2018 at 12:21

Manila — Greenpeace Southeast Asia today released its latest tuna cannery ranking evaluating 23 canneries and brands from the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia based on their policies on sustainability, transparency and equitability. In the Sea...

Nestlé and Unilever named top plastic polluters following Philippines brand and waste...

Press release | March 7, 2019 at 13:30

Manila, Philippines – Nestlé and Unilever are responsible for a quarter of the branded throwaway plastic driving the plastic pollution crisis in the Philippines, according to a report published today by the Global Alliance for Incinerator...

Groundbreaking scientific study maps out how to protect a third of the world’s oceans...

Press release | April 4, 2019 at 8:04

London – As governments meet at the UN to negotiate towards an historic Global Ocean Treaty, a groundbreaking study by leading marine biologists has mapped out how to protect over a third of the world’s oceans by 2030, a target that scientists...

Plastic invades ‘centre of the centre’ of global biodiversity hotspot

Press release | April 4, 2019 at 11:00

Batangas- Greenpeace Philippines has documented plastic pollution in Verde Island Passage, as the group deployed its iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to investigate plastic pollution in the Philippines.

Green groups to Nestlé: “Own up, pay up, clean up your act!”

Press release | April 10, 2019 at 12:33

Manila, Philippines — A day before Nestlé’s Annual General Meeting, over a hundred activists belonging to the global #breakfreefromplastic movement trooped to Nestlé’s Philippine headquarters today to demand accountability for their role in...

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