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Girl power at its finest: The women of Greenpeace Tim Cegah Api

Blog entry by Nur Sakeenah Binti Omar | October 11, 2017

I've recently journeyed to Ketapang, in West Kalimantan, Indonesia to see the Greenpeace Tim Cegah Api (TCA) , or the Forest Fire Prevention Team, in action. Why? Because I wanted to see how forest fires happen and how it can be...

Celebrating Malaysia Day away from home, for the sake of our forests

Blog entry by Nur Sakeenah Binti Omar | October 3, 2017

The 16th of September is personally significant to me in many ways. Aside from celebrating Malaysia Day, it also marks my father’s birthday. Every year, on his birthday, we as a family would dine out as a simple way to celebrate.

Preventing and Extinguishing Fires For Forests Without Fires

Blog entry by Annisa Rahmawati | September 22, 2017

The forest fire crisis of 2015, one of the worst crises in Indonesia’s history is still fresh in our memory. The disaster in Sumatra and Kalimantan led to the destruction of around 2.6 million hectares of forests and peatlands, causing...

Greenpeace launches first office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Blog entry by Dharshini Sivapatham | August 1, 2017

We have officially launched our first office in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, 28 th  July 2017. Our office in Malaysia is the fourth office in South-East Asia after Phillipines,Thailand and Indonesia. Our executive director Naderev...

Live to Eat and Eat to Live Long

Blog entry by Ryan Bestre | July 28, 2017

It may not be obvious but I love to eat. However, participating in the Food for Life campaigns of Greenpeace and being a part of  #IAmHampasLupa , a group that advocates for mindful consumption among Filipinos, made me put more effort...

Just because you don’t see it, doesn’t mean it won’t hurt you

Blog entry by Nanticha Ocharoenchai | July 20, 2017

Every morning, as I walk to the subway to go to class, a couple old Route 54 buses would roll by, leaving behind a cloud of black exhaust  for me and everyone else to inhale. Each and every time, it leaves me wondering, “what could...

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! ...

Producer responsibility: the key to solving Thailand’s plastic crisis

Blog entry by Nanticha Ocharoenchai | June 14, 2017

A report from Science Magazine in 2015 showed that Thailand is now among world’s biggest contributors of ocean waste. A shocking eight million tons of plastic enters the ocean every year , with a few countries, including Thailand,...

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...

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...

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