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Staying Power

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | February 5, 2014

When Facebook emerged, it introduced a brand new way for people to connect with each other. It was ground-breaking in that it took then-unrealized communicative uses of the internet and gave them a form. It was welcoming, too, in that...

5 Greenpeace Facebook moments to remember

Blog entry by JulietteH | February 5, 2014

The social networking giant, Facebook, turned ten today, but what does that have to do with Greenpeace? Well, whether you’ve signed in or not, Facebook has become a prime mover in digital activism. It's played a role in, and...

How to Detox a fashion brand in 14 days, 6 cities and 10,000 tweets

Blog entry by Juliette Hauville | January 29, 2014

You did it! The British luxury brand Burberry today committed to rid their clothes and manufacturing processes of toxic Little Monsters by 2020. This is fantastic news and another people powered victory on the runway to a toxic-free...

Activists around the world challenge adidas to go “all in” for Detox

Press release | January 25, 2014 at 15:58

Quezon City, 25 January 2014-- Hundreds of Greenpeace volunteers in cities around the world have today challenged sportswear giant adidas to act upon its Detox commitment and rid its supply chain of hazardous, toxic monsters. Filipino activists...

Will you help us Protect Paradise in 2014?

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | January 24, 2014

When I read the daily newspaper here in Indonesia, it’s rare that there is not at least one big scandal or exposé related to the forest sector. Just this last weekend, land conflicts in a Kalimantan palm oil plantation made regional...

Burberry: Detoxing is not just a fashion fad

Blog entry by Juliette Hauville | January 21, 2014

If  "Detox"  was on your list of New Year's Resolutions, but you already found it falling to the bottom of your hopelessly long "to-do" list then fear not! You can still Detox - but instead of beginning with yourself, why not start...

PNOC will kill communities with coal projects

Press release | January 17, 2014 at 13:24

Quezon City—Greenpeace today called on the Philippine National Oil Company-Exploration Corporation (PNOC-EC) to stop harming Filipino people with irresponsible coal power projects. The call came following this week’s announcement from PNOC-EC...

A Little Story about the Monsters in your Closet

Blog entry by Nadia Haiama | January 14, 2014

Today we told the world a story, a story about the Little Monsters in children's clothes and shoes. As the mother of a young daughter this is one story I had to read and one that revealed a shocking truth about the clothes we buy for...

New study finds toxic monsters lurking in children’s clothing

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 16:38

Beijing/Manila, 14 January 2014—Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

Cavite City Open Dumpsite: A Pile of Lessons

Blog entry by Diah Abida | January 14, 2014 1 comment

All of us produce waste each day, and what you or I consider waste might not be worthless to someone else. But have you ever wondered where our personal, household, and office wastes are being disposed?  Have you ever asked where your...

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