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For Independence Day, we want to Break Free

Blog entry by Khevin Yu and Angelica Carballo Pago | June 12, 2018

The many environmental ills that the Philippines is facing now are interlinked and are compounded by other developmental challenges, such as poverty, globalization and shrinking democratic spaces, among other problems. As a developing...

Plastic pollution a multifaceted problem, calls out companies to take action

Press release | June 5, 2018 at 11:36

04 June 2018, Manila, Philippines - On World Environment Day, Greenpeace Philippines called for ‘action from all fronts’, especially from companies most responsible for producing single-use plastic, in order to beat ‘catastrophic pollution’ that...

Mounting evidence in landmark human rights hearings in PH vs fossil fuel companies

Press release | May 23, 2018 at 23:12

Quezon City, Philippines, 23 May 2018 – Today marked the start of the second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change. Over the course of two...

Celebrating Food for Life

Blog entry by Virginia Llorin | May 15, 2018

Many Catholic countries around the world celebrate the feast of the patron saint of laborers and farmers.  In the Philippines, he is better known as San Isidro Labrador. San Isidro was born to a poor family in Madrid, Spain.  He...

Greenpeace to DENR: opening of protected areas to special private use is ‘wrong move’

Press release | May 8, 2018 at 14:06

08 May 2018, Manila, Philippines - On Friday, May 4, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Sec. Roy Cimatu announced that protected areas are now open to special private use by applying for a special use agreement in protected areas, or...

When freedom is not free

Blog entry by Angelica Pago and Vince Cinches | May 4, 2018

We are not the first to say this, nor are we the last: the media is under threat. Globally and locally, the media are being targeted by many sides. Just this week, in Afghanistan, suicide bombings have claimed the lives of at least...

The relentless power of our collective action

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | May 1, 2018

As we celebrate Labor Day, let us be reminded  of how our historical, painstaking, borderless actions for a better world gave us a 40-hour work week, paid leaves, health care, and social security, and other benefits. These very same...

The boon of living sustainably, slowly according to Bukid ni Bogs

Blog entry by Angelica Carballo-Pago | April 19, 2018

Everything can be learned from ground up. These words are particularly true for Bogs Castro, a permaculture farmer who manages Bukid ni Bogs , an agroecological farming and training center that promotes sustainable organic...

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

Press release | April 11, 2018 at 8:07

11 April, 2018, Manila, Philippines - Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, released a statement [1] aimed at addressing the growing plastic pollution crisis. The company’s statement does not include clear targets to reduce and...

Pasig City takes a fresher take on food as it joins #DietforClimate campaign

Press release | April 10, 2018 at 16:53

10 April 2018, Pasig City – Together with Greenpeace Philippines, officials from the local government of Pasig City partake on fruits and vegetables as the city embarks on a plant-based culinary experience and takes aim not just for a healthier...

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