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Greenpeace gives Petilla a thumbs down for rejecting solar energy projects for Mindanao

Press release | April 25, 2013 at 15:56

Energy Secretary Jericho L. Petilla has revealed his true bias against Renewable Energy by opposing solar power proposals in Mindanao. Petilla argued that RE projects take longer to build and may be more expensive in the long haul.

To The Arctic Council With Love

Blog entry by Markus Power | April 23, 2013

A group of senior citizens from Portland, Oregon sent us a photo of themselves forming a human heart. In their email they wrote, "We sure hope this will make a difference — we may be old but we certainly still care." College students...

What did you do once you knew? An Earth Day reflection

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | April 22, 2013

"It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility." —Rachel Carson Today more than 175 countries observe Earth Day, which...

Saving the environment—more fun in the Philippines

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | April 22, 2013

Last Sunday, thousands came to celebrate Earth Day along Manila Bay in style. Some came dressed up as fish, while others came as Philippine mythical creatures believed to cause sickness to those who’ll destroy their homes. A cultural...

Philippines joins the global call for Arctic protection

Press release | April 20, 2013 at 13:19

Manila/ Davao — Filipinos showed their support for the environment by participating in Greenpeace’s Global Day of Arctic Action - a united movement that seeks to have the Arctic declared as a global sanctuary.

New Greenpeace report reveals big fashion brands involved in Indonesian toxic water...

Press release | April 17, 2013 at 13:52

Jakarta/Manila, 17 April 2013 – Greenpeace International investigations have revealed the dumping of industrial wastewater– containing a cocktail of toxic and hazardous chemicals and caustic water – directly into the Citarum River in West Java,...

Seeing a polar bear for the first time

Blog entry by Willie Ferrer | April 16, 2013

I remember the first time I set eyes on a polar bear. It may have been from afar and through a telescope, but it was memorable nonetheless, realizing that I was taking in the same icy air that this magnificent creature was. Surely only...

Greenpeace plants symbolic flag on the North Pole seabed to demand that the Arctic be...

Press release | April 15, 2013 at 15:21

North Pole/ Manila — Four young people on a mission with Greenpeace have planted a flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole, at the same spot where a submarine planted a Russian flag claiming the Arctic for Moscow. (1) The young people planted...

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The North Pole Expedition has started their trek!

Press release | April 8, 2013 at 16:46

A group of young campaigners on a mission to protect the Arctic is set for a historic and unexpected meeting with a delegation of powerful Arctic officials at the North Pole this week.

Catwalk design heading to the North Pole

Blog entry by Vivienne Westwood | March 29, 2013

I really am delighted to support the Save the Arctic campaign. I am incredibly proud of the design that we came up with — and we launched a new T-shirt as part of the collection at Paris fashion week. We superimposed the image on a...

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