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It’s World Turtle Day! How are you celebrating?

Feature story | May 23, 2013 at 4:00

Each year, 23 May marks World Turtle Day. And what better excuse (as if you ever needed one!) to celebrate the majesty of our leathery flippered friends?

The perfect design

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | May 22, 2013

Four years ago, amidst real estate developers’ promises of nature and symptoms of poor urban planning, I found myself musing over mankind’s obsession with progress. This never ending pursuit for an easier way of doing things even moved...

Connectivity

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 17, 2013

Why does Greenpeace exist? Honestly, I’ve been asking that for several years now and I have yet to come close to finding a definitive answer to the question. Although I have heard so many attempts at articulating what Greenpeace...

Moving Green Towards A Green Direction

Blog entry by AJ de Guzman | May 17, 2013

What was it like organizing a fundraising activity for Greenpeace? Well, at first it seemed impossible: we had no prior experience with this type of event organizing and very limited resources. We didn’t know where to start; we...

Scientists warn of growing crisis in the Arctic as Arctic Council talks end in failure

Press release | May 16, 2013 at 14:31

Sweden-- Despite strong calls from scientists and indigenous communities for more action to address climate change, the Arctic Council foreign ministers meeting ended with no plans for binding international agreements to regulate black carbon...

Green Moms demand GMO-free foods for their families

Press release | May 11, 2013 at 15:18

Manila, 12 May 2013 – Mothers know best. This Mother’s Day, concerned breastfeeding moms and children’s advocates came together to call on the Philippine government to stop the approval of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), such as Golden...

Environmental groups lament this year’s “green” survey results

Press release | May 11, 2013 at 14:24

Manila -- The results are in. A survey conducted by environmental groups for the Green Electoral Initiative (GEI)[1] 2013 resulted in a very poor response rate from senatorial candidates. Out of the 33 senatorial candidates, only six -- or a...

Which path should Myanmar choose?

Blog entry by Von Hernandez | May 10, 2013

Greenpeace Southeast Asia visited Yangon, Myanmar between 3-6 May 2013 for two exciting activities – co-hosting a Climate Changes Solutions roundtable discussion and a meeting with Nobel laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Shwedagon...

Myanmar already paying the price for climate change

Press release | May 10, 2013 at 14:10

Yangon -- Necessity, indeed, unites. The need to address the catastrophic impacts of climate change in Myanmar is bringing together prominent and diverse personalities - many of whom have held opposing views in the past - together for...

Sailing through the world’s richest waters – Rainbow Warrior arrives in Indonesia

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | May 9, 2013

I grew up in West Papua, which sits in the far west of the world’s biggest archipelago. I studied forestry in the province’s capital, but grew up in another city called Jayapura. If West Papua is considered frontier land, then Jayapura...

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