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From typhoon hit Philippines, a call for climate justice

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | December 11, 2014

Smashed houses, fallen trees and streets littered with debris greeted us when Greenpeace arrived in Dolores, Eastern Samar, on Tuesday after Typhoon Hagupit made a direct hit on the seaside town. Much of the region's crops had been...

Greenpeace makes solidarity visit to Dolores, Samar, ground zero of Typhoon Hagupit

Press release | December 10, 2014 at 13:33

Dolores, Eastern Samar, Philippines – Greenpeace has made a visit of solidarity to Dolores in Eastern Samar where Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in the Philippines before weaving a destructive path across the country and displacing more than a...

Nature does not negotiate: climate catastrophe is with us now!

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 7, 2014

As Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines, one of the biggest peacetime evacuations in history has been launched to prevent a repeat of the massive loss of life which devastated communities when Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the same area...

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

Press release | December 6, 2014 at 23:09

Manila, Philippines, 6 December 2014 – Typhoon Hagupit has made landfall in Dolores, Eastern Samar in the Philippines at around 9:15pm local time on Saturday, the official Philippine meteorological bureau PAGASA said.

Vote! #RenameHagupit

Blog entry by Stephanie Brancaforte | December 6, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit is barreling toward the Philippines, a year almost to the day since supertyphoon Haiyan killed thousands and devastated an entire city. While we can't directly attribute any one superstorm to climate change, we do know...

Groups Call For Transparency Before Congress Vote To Grant PNoy Emergency Powers

Press release | December 2, 2014 at 15:51

Energy and environmental justice groups such as Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, Health Care Without Harm, Greenpeace, EcoWaste Coalition, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, and Green Convergence today condemn the apparent...

Greenpeace expose juvenile ‘baby’ tuna catch in Philippine tuna industry

Press release | December 2, 2014 at 12:01

Manila Philippines – Greenpeace today released the results of an investigation into juvenile bycatch, showing evidence that ‘baby’ skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna are unloaded regularly at the General Santos fish port. The investigation was...

Stakeholders on the ongoing reforms on the Fisheries Law

Press release | November 26, 2014 at 15:26

“We laud the passage of the amendments on Republic Act 8550 or the Philippine Fisheries Code.

Nationwide protest set to Resist Emergency Power

Press release | November 24, 2014 at 14:33

Power for People, a national campaign network group has marked November 28 as the day to hold a nationally coordinated protest to resist the grant of emergency power to President Aquino. The broad network is composed of people’s organizations,...

A year after Yolanda, Greenpeace enjoins Filipinos to make big polluters liable for...

Press release | November 8, 2014 at 12:40

Tacloban City—As the Philippines marked the first anniversary of super typhoon Yolanda’s historic landfall in Tacloban City, over 500 Filipinos joined a solidarity event demanding climate justice, vowing to hold big polluters accountable for...

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