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Cebu Leads Call for National Protection of Sharks

Press release | November 15, 2016 at 14:04

Cebu City, 15 November 2016 – A hundred of Cebuanos, advocates, NGOs, and fisherfolk joined the festive shark parade this morning in Cebu City to call for the city’s commitment to protect shark species. From Pasil Fish Market the shark parade...

Groups Call for National Protection of Sharks

Press release | November 11, 2016 at 13:44

Dumaguete City, 11 November 2016 – Close to 100 policymakers, advocates, government officials, and shark enthusiasts gathered on November 10-11 in Silliman University for the 2nd Philippine Shark Summit and made a call for the protection of...

Super Typhoon Haiyan 3 years on: Big Polluters and Governments must act to stop...

Press release | November 8, 2016 at 15:58

Leyte, Philippines; Nov. 8, 2016 - As thousands gather today in Tacloban to commemorate the anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda’s (Haiyan) devastating landfall three years ago, fossil fuel companies - a.k.a. the Big Polluters - are being...

I survived the strongest typhoon to ever hit the Philippines. But my family didn’t.

Blog entry by Joanna Sustento | November 8, 2016

Imagine this… “Super Typhoon Haiyan is moving over the Philippines this weekend bringing with it winds close to 200 miles per hour…” – ABC World News An elderly couple walk past rubble left by the damage caused by Typhoon...

Dumping 4.3 million Samsung phones is an environmental disaster warns Greenpeace

Press release | November 3, 2016 at 9:00

Seoul, 1 November 2016 - Samsung’s lack of transparency on the disposal of Galaxy Note 7 leaves tonnes of precious minerals at risk of being discarded into the environment. According to calculations by Oeko-Institut, a research and consultancy...

Swiss Grannies launch legal challenge to demand stronger climate action

Press release | October 25, 2016 at 16:38

Bern, Switzerland, 25 October 2016 - More than 450 women aged 65 and over, today joined a global wave of legal actions demanding climate justice. The group launched a legal challenge to the Swiss Government’s climate policies, highlighting...

Tech fair highlights need for clean, green, sustainable gadgets

Press release | October 22, 2016 at 16:23

Manila – Gadgets with longer lifespans, upgradeable modular components, clean and green production technologies, and extended support by manufacturers from design and creation down to take-back and disposal, are not only more desirable, but would...

Greenpeace statement on the violent dispersal by police forces of activists outside...

Press release | October 19, 2016 at 20:21

In reaction to the violent dispersal by police forces of activists outside the US Embassy in Manila on the afternoon of 19 October 2016, GPSEA Executive Director Yeb Sano calls for sobriety from all sides:

Climate is changing, food and agriculture must too

Blog entry by Wilhemina Pelegrina | October 16, 2016 1 comment

Typhoon Haiyan challenged Filipinos on all fronts. We were witness to the damages it caused to lives and livelihoods. We saw our failure in securing our food and agriculture with the collapse of Tacloban’s food system. We heard stories...

Filipinos want greener, longer-life gadgets, global survey says

Press release | October 14, 2016 at 20:12

Manila, Philippines, 13 October 2016 – Filipino consumers think that too many new mobile phone models are released each year. This was the finding of a survey commissioned by Greenpeace that covered ten countries, including the Philippines. More...

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