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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...

Environmentalists and civil groups want stricter laws to protect Bicol’s fishing grounds

Press release | May 9, 2013 at 11:56

Naga City -– Fisherfolks, marine scientists, environmentalists and representatives from the church, the academe and civil society called for government’s stricter implementation of the Philippine Fisheries Code or RA 8550, to ensure that the...

Botong Lunhaw (Green Vote)

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | May 4, 2013

Yesterday, we received a lovely poem written by Jason Occidental, a 5th year BS Computer Engineering student at Ateneo de Davao University. According to Jason, he got so inspired after attending the "Berde Ka Ba?", a Green Electoral...

Labor Day: Solidarity

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 1, 2013

Today. Unlike any other day in the year… …By the multitudes they rise… …With clenched fist and arms raised in futile resistance they march… ...and ultimately changed the world. Today is the 1 st of May: Labor Day which...

A Gap between your Words and the Truth

Blog entry by Ashov Birry | April 26, 2013

Last week Greenpeace International released the results of an   investigation,   which revealed that Gap Inc. (the company behind global brands including Banana Republic, Old Navy and its namesake Gap) is in business with a polluting...

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