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How the tech industry can help save the climate

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | April 7, 2014

Connecting people across continents. Delivering breaking news. Enabling government transparency. Facilitating social revolutions. Stopping global warming? The Internet is capable of doing so much, but perhaps the idea that it can...

President Aquino urged to heed UN climate report

Press release | April 4, 2014 at 15:02

Quezon City, Philippines—Civil society groups said the Aquino government must improve its adaptation and mitigation efforts, not only in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda, but also given the dire warnings cited in the recent United Nations climate...

Green groups to Canada: Time to take back your toxic waste

Press release | April 3, 2014 at 11:33

Makati, 3 April 2014—Green groups and civil society organizations gathered today at the Canadian Embassy to call for the “re-exportation” of their toxic wastes which were discovered by the Enforcement Department of the Bureau of Customs (BOC)...

IPCC warning means it’s time to get serious about protecting our oceans

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | April 1, 2014

We know climate change is the biggest threat facing our world, which is why it is Greenpeace’s priority campaign. Today’s  report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s highlights the enormous  impacts and...

BREAKING: Japan's 'research whaling' ruled illegal by International Court of Justice

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton | March 31, 2014

UPDATE:  The Government of Japan has officially cancelled plans to hunt whales in the Southern Ocean this coming year.  (Detailed update at bottom. ) Original post: Whales everywhere will be jumping for joy today. Why?

New IPCC report shows world unprepared for dangers of climate change Greenpeace...

Press release | March 31, 2014 at 11:46

Yokohama, Japan-– Greenpeace urged world leaders to accelerate the transition to clean and safe energy as the UN climate panel issued on Monday a new warning on the looming climate chaos.

Death of whales in Siargao underscores bigger oceans problem

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | March 28, 2014

The killing by dynamite fishing of some dwarf sperm whales in Siargao[i ] earlier this week underscores the continuing threat that human activities pose to whales and dolphins, and also the problem of weak enforcement of existing...

Look to the sun and save lives: solar power in post-Haiyan Philippines

Blog entry by Amalie Obusan | March 27, 2014 1 comment

It is impossible to forget the anxiety I felt for the safety of my family when  supertyphoon Haiyan , possibly the most powerful ever to hit land, struck the Philippines with an unprecedented ferocity last November. Leaving a...

8 Reasons to Detox our Water

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | March 27, 2014

Last weekend marked the 21st World Water Day - a moment to celebrate the precious water that pours from our taps, runs in our rivers and sustains all life here on earth. It was also a timely reminder that this scarce and essential...

“Homeless Sumatran Tigers” set up camp outside a P&G facility in the Philippines

Press release | March 26, 2014 at 11:48

Laguna, Philippines— Greenpeace activists dressed as Sumatran tigers set up camp outside a Procter & Gamble (P&G) facility in Cabuyao, Laguna today. The protesting tigers installed tree stumps and tents to show how P&G has wiped out their...

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