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Opposition of commercial fishers to the amended fisheries law could bring the country...

Press release | July 24, 2015 at 13:21

Manila— A protest called Fishing Holiday orchestrated by some traders and commercial fishing operations in Manila Bay on Thursday morning showed that the main actors responsible for emptying our seas don’t want illegal fishing to end. The...

Contest: Design a logo for Detox Pilipinas

Feature story | July 14, 2015 at 20:21

Greenpeace Philippines is looking for a striking logo that will symbolize our work on pollution monitoring and reporting to help keep our rivers and waterways clean and toxic-free.

Envi orgs slam disposal of Canadian waste in PH landfill

Press release | July 10, 2015 at 13:40

Manila – Environmental and public health groups expressed frustration and disappointment over the sudden disposal of 29 of the 50 container vans containing mixed wastes that were illegally imported from Canada, despite the absence of a court...

Join the food conversation this Nutrition Month!

Feature story | July 10, 2015 at 11:45

When we talk of hunger and nutrition issues in the Philippines, many factors come into play, such as poverty, agriculture, access to food, consumption, and our existing food systems. But where do consumers – ordinary people like you and me – fit...

For the love of sharks

Blog entry by Dennis Bryan Bait-it, guest blogger | July 10, 2015

It all started with a great ocean view. Gary Cases, a seasoned scuba instructor and a dive shop owner in Malapascua had been toying with the idea of setting up a marine sanctuary ever since he first set foot on island, seeing there was...

Remember the unstoppable power of contagious courage

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | July 10, 2015

Thirty years ago,  groups of individuals in New Zealand were preparing to leave  their families, their jobs and their homes to set off in small boats across the Pacific Ocean into a nuclear weapons testing zone. They hoped that their...

Landmark ordinance in Cebu sets to establish the country’s first shark and ray sanctuary

Press release | July 3, 2015 at 12:38

Cebu City— Almost a year after Cebu hosted the first Philippine Shark Summit, the province strengthened its commitment to protect shark and ray species by establishing the country’s first shark and ray sanctuary, located close to Malapascua...

Water Patrol Water Benders join the Global Water Dances

Blog entry by Haydee Illenberger | June 25, 2015

Rain or shine, young advocates from Marikina City, along with 80 communities worldwide, join the Global Water Dances last Saturday, June 20, 2015. Global Water Dances is a creative initiative focused on the critical need for safe...

Cries of injustice from an island far away

Blog entry by Anna Abad | June 24, 2015

"Why us? What did we ever do to deserve this?" These were the words said by Claire Anterea, from Kiribati, as she narrated her terrifying experience of Cyclone Pam during a recent  climate justice and human rights workshop  held in...

Praised be… for a Pope who demands Climate Justice

Blog entry by Anna Abad | June 22, 2015

“Safeguard creation because, if we destroy it, it will destroy us. Never forget this,” said Pope Francis, a staunch advocate for the environment. A revolutionary Pontiff, His Holiness has shown strong commitment on the issue of climate...

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