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On Academic Freedom and the CA ruling on Bt Talong

Blog entry by Romeo F. Quijano, M.D. | July 3, 2013

On June 22, 2013, the Philippine Daily Inquirer published a paid advertisement entitled “Professional Scientific Societies Support Bt Talong Field Trials. UPLB Will Ask the Court of Appeals to Reconsider its Decision to Stop the Field...

Beating off coal in Palawan

Blog entry by Kathryn Leuch | July 3, 2013

“Can the Philippine cockatoos provide electricity? No, I don’t think so.” This is how some people justify an environmentally-critical project--with an utter disregard for endangered species, more so for biodiversity. In such...

Greenpeace, Philippine Dragon Boat Federation paddle up to help save the seas

Press release | June 29, 2013 at 12:41

Manila— Greenpeace and Philippine Dragon Boat Federation (PDBF) have teamed up for a charity event at Manila Bay which aims to popularize rowing and also help promote awareness about the need to help save the Philippine seas. The event, dubbed...

Philippines joins the mass rally of activists to boost world movement against coal

Press release | June 29, 2013 at 0:07

Davao City— On the eve of the global day of action against coal, Filipinos showed their opposition to dirty energy in a series of protest rallies, adding their voices to the growing movement across the world that seeks to end the age of coal to...

President unveils “Obama Climate Pollution Test” for future energy projects

Blog entry by Phil Radford | June 26, 2013

Originally posted to Huffington Post Today, in his speech at Georgetown University, President Obama challenged us to answer the essential question for every future energy policy decision we face – what will the net climate impact...

The fake promises of GE crops

Blog entry by Janet Cotter | June 22, 2013

There's been a lot of 'noise' recently about how genetically engineered (GE) crops can help "feed the world", and that they can help agriculture in a climate-affected world. But are these promises real or just hype? If we look at...

New World Bank climate change report should spur SEA and world leaders into action:...

Press release | June 20, 2013 at 14:39

Jakarta/Bangkok/Manila, 20 June 2013—Greenpeace today called on Southeast Asia and world governments to get serious about addressing climate change, following the release of the World Bank report Turn Down The Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional...

A friendlier take on activism

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | June 10, 2013 2 comments

It’s been a week since Kumi Naidoo’s visit to Manila, but the “ Kumi fever ,” as a colleague calls it, has all but died down. During his brief stay, everybody in the Greenpeace Philippines office ached to shake hands, if not take a...

Indonesian President meets Greenpeace leader on the Rainbow Warrior: welcomes legacy...

Press release | June 8, 2013 at 14:19

Manila, 8 June 2013 – Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on board the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta yesterday, to express Greenpeace’s support for the...

Planet Earth is planet ocean

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | June 8, 2013

Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. Planet Earth is planet ocean as it engulfs the enormously deep and endless frontier of our planet. Without the global ocean there would be no life on Earth. As a...

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